Monday, November 21, 2016

Centre for Mining Restoration – Seed Technology and Enablement PhD Scholarships, 2017 in Australia





Unique scholarship opportunities are available to undertake a PhD in seed technology and enablement. The PhD research programs are an important part of the larger ARC Centre for Mining Restoration funded to deliver a suite of integrated and focused research projects underpinning successful mining restoration outcomes.


These PhDs available are a unique opportunity to work with some of the world’s leading seed scientists and ecologists in cutting edge seed enablement and delivery technologies. The aims of the programs are to increase the reliable supply of high quality seeds and develop technologies to deliver robust and high vigour seeds to restoration sites. Refer to the Centre for Mining Restoration webpage for available projects or propose your own with a summary of how it fits within the goals and aims of the Seed Technology and Enablement theme. http://www.miningrestoration.com/index.php/rare-and-recalcitrant-species-management.

The research will be supervised by Dr Adam Cross, Dr David Merritt, Dr Jason Stevens and Prof Kingsley Dixon.

Student type
  • Future Students
Course type
  • Postgraduate Research
Gender
Non-gender specific

Nationality
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International students
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Australian Citizen
Scholarship base
  • Merit Based
Maximum number awarded
2Value
The Centre for Mining Restoration Postgraduate Scholarships provide an annual stipend for up to three years. Successful candidates will receive a stipend of $30,746 p/a tax-free stipend + operating funds.


Eligibility criteria
Students with a relevant Honours or Masters degree, or who can demonstrate equivalence through work experience and/or publication(s). Must be eligible to enrol in a PhD at Curtin University.
  •         Have completed four years of higher education studies at a high level of achievement.
  •         Hold or expect to obtain, First Class Honours or equivalent results.       
  • Be enrolled in or accepted to enrol in a Higher Degree by Research as a full-time student at Curtin.




For further scholarship details and application procedures visit the Centre for Mining Restoration – Seed Technology and Enablement PhD Scholarships website

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