Are you ready to help solve an energy & water challenge?Unparalleled opportunities with $40,000 stipend per year tax free for 4 years + up to $10,000 each year to build your career and support your international research collaborations.Develop your chemical/mining engineering and environmental technical expertise with world-class researchers at UNSW Australia.Containment of Coal Fines: Long-Term Leaching Hazard to Water Resources?Your advisors will be a multi-disciplinary team Dr Wendy Timms, Dr Richard Collins and Dr Seher Ata in UNSW Engineering. You will be sampling field sites, designing laboratory experiments and using a geotechnical centrifuge, and developing geochemical models to help solve real challenges in mining and water.Expressions of Interest close on 21st July, 2017. Please see here for further information (https://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/mining-engineering/news/new-scientia-phd-scholarship-with-unsw-engineering)
RequirementsA 1st class Honours degree is essential in Bachelor of Engineering or Science in a related discipline (or 85% grade average in undergraduate degree) and demonstrated aptitude for research, subject to English requirements of UNSW Australia. Complete the self-assessment here (https://research.unsw.edu.au/hdr-self-assessment-tool). If the self-assessment indicates that you are likely to be eligible for a scholarship, you can email your EOI, including the self-assessment results, a CV and academic transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org. Advice will be provided on steps in the application process only if likely to be eligible for a scholarship.The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is part of our dedication to harnessing our cutting-edge research to solve complex problems and improve the lives of people in local and global communities. Scientia scholars will have a strong commitment to making a difference in the world with demonstrated potential for contributing to the social engagement and/or global impact pillars of the UNSW 2025 Strategy.
Established in 1949 with a unique focus on the scientific, technological and professional disciplines, UNSW is a leading Australian university committed to making a difference through pioneering research and preparing the next generation of talented global citizens for career success. UNSW has a proud tradition of sustained innovation, focusing on areas critical to our future – from climate change... and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies. UNSW offers an extensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs. We attract talented students from across Australia and around the world. Our 50,000-plus students come from 128 countries, making us one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities. The main UNSW campus is located on a 38 hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney.