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Domestic and international stipend scholarships providing a living allowance to HDR students recognised for their certain criteria.

Applications for the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) for 2022 have NOW CLOSED 


Information: Australian Government RTP Scholarships Information to Applicants

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Tidal Wetlands

We are currently seeking a PhD student to focus on tidal and seasonal effects on N2O emissions, and controlling processes in Australian tidal wetlands. This project will use a combination of different techniques such as stable isotopes, cavity ring down spectroscopy, process measurements and benthic and floating chambers. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of post-graduate, post-doctoral and senior biogeochemists, groundwater hydrologists and biogeochemical modellers.

Closing date: 24 October 2021
Contact: Professor Bradley Eyre
Email: bradley.eyre@scu.edu.au 

 

Bird in Wetlands

We are currently seeking a PhD student to focus on tidal and seasonal effects on CH4 emissions, and controlling processes in Australian tidal wetlands. This project will use a combination of different techniques such as stable isotopes, cavity ring down spectroscopy, process measurements and benthic and floating chambers. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of post-graduate, post-doctoral and senior biogeochemists, groundwater hydrologists and biogeochemical modellers.

Closing date: 24 October 2021
Contact: Professor Bradley Eyre
Email: bradley.eyre@scu.edu.au 

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Ocean River Wetlands

We are currently seeking a PhD student to help redress this knowledge gap for Australian rivers. We are working in coastal and inland rivers. The inland rivers work will require spending extended periods of field work in remote parts of Australia. This project will use a combination of different techniques such as stable isotopes, cavity ring down spectroscopy and floating chambers. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of post-graduate, post-doctoral and senior biogeochemists.

Closing date: 24 October 2021
Contact: Professor Bradley Eyre
Email: bradley.eyre@scu.edu.au 

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A large boat on the ocean

This project is part of the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program (RRAP), which is a large-scale collaborative research and development program to advance, test and assess innovative interventions to enhance reef resilience and sustain ecological functions and values.

Closing date:  21 September 2021
Contact: Professor Brendan Kelaher
Email: brendan.kelaher@scu.edu.au 

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Southern Cross University is offering a PhD scholarship linked to a large research project being undertaken by the Centre for Children and Young People in collaboration with the NSW Department of Education, the NSW Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People and Charles Sturt University.

Closing date: Until position if filled 
Contact: Professor Anne Graham
Email: anne.graham@scu.edu.au

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Crown of Thorns

Southern Cross University is offering a PhD scholarship to examine how the response of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (COTS) to climate change is influenced by what they eat. The candidate will work to generate new knowledge about one of the most important threats to coral reefs, while also gaining skills and experience useful for a career working in or near the oceans.

Closing date:  Until position is filled
Contact: Dr Benjamin Mos
Email: benjamin.mos@scu.edu.au 

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Southern Cross University currently seeking two PhD candidates to work on developing new technologies for transforming the organic residues from red meat processing into soil amendment products that can promote soil nutrient storage, improve plant growth, and actively mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. These projects are guided by principles of the circular economy and are part of a new initiative to promote sustainability in regional food production.

Closing date: Unitl the position is filled
Contact: Associate Professor Dirk Erler
Email: dirk.erler@scu.edu.au 

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Lead a program of research on the topic of mental health and develop research collaboration between the lead organisations.

Closing date: Until position is filled
Contact: Dr Chris Stevens 
Email: christopher.stevens@scu.edu.au

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Southern Cross University is offering a tuition fee waiver to study Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Management.

Closing date: Until position is filled
Contact: Professor Darshana Sedera
Email: darshana.sedera@scu.edu.au 

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Passionfruit Alstonville plant

Southern Cross University is offering a fully funded PhD scholarship in passionfruit breeding and evaluation.  Passionfruit (Passiflora edulis) is cultivated commercially in subtropical and tropical regions of Australia to produce fresh fruit for domestic markets.The growing industry is based on scion varieties that have been clonally propagated for over a decade and are experiencing declines in fruit size and yield

Closing date: Until the position is filled
Contact: Dr Catherine Nock 
Email: cathy.nock@scu.edu.au 

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Southern Cross University is offering a PhD scholarship to determine the drivers and rates of methane flux from freshwater wetland forests and will employ cutting-edge techniques, including portable greenhouse gas analysers and use of isotopic signatures.

Closing date: Until the position is filled
Contact:  Professor Damien Maher
Email: damien.maher@scu.edu.au

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Human remains - teeth and jaw

Southern Cross University, in collaboration with Agilent technologies ®, is offering a fully funded PhD scholarship to work in the field of archaeo-geochemistry, in particular improving our understanding of hominid exposomes using LA-ICPMS/LA-MC-ICPMS on fossil remains. 

Closing Date: Until position is filled
Contact: Associate Professor Renaud Joannes-Boyau
Email: renaud.joannes-boyau@scu.edu.au

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