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Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Scholarship Name:  Climate Change Project PhD Scholarship

 Description:  Deakin University is seeking an outstanding scholar for a full-time PhD and scholarship associated with School of Life and Environmental Sciences project for 'Mitigating climate change with blue carbon ecosystems' led by Dr Peter Macreadie and co-supervised by Chris Pitfield from Corangamite Catchment Management Authority. This industry-focused PhD project will be based at Deakin's Burwood campus and the successful candidate will be required to commence as soon as possible.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  Sciences

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Once Only

 Annual Amount:  $25,849

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a stipend of $25,849 per annum, tax exempt for 3 years. The successful candidate might be eligible for a top-up scholarship.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must meet Deakin's PhD entry requirements, be enrolling full-time and hold an Honours degree (First Class) or a Master's degree. Preference will be given to students who have previously published or have shown steps towards publishing past research (e.g. Honours or Masters research). This project is ideally suited to a student with a background in chemistry, ecology, or landscape management. Desired skills include: experience with GIS, habitat mapping, and flux measurements / sediment chemistry. The project will involve a large field component (regular travel and sampling of field sites), as well as some laboratory work. The student will need to liaise regularly with farmers and resource managers; therefore, good communication skills are essential.

 Study Location:  Australia - VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  31 August 2015


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Research Scholarships Officer

 Contact Department:  Research Services

 Contact Phone:  61 3 52273492


Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Deakin University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 92445613

 Provider Fax:  61 3 52272175

 Provider Website:  http://www.deakin.edu.au (opens in new window)


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