International BAE IMCRC Narrative Visualisation Scholarships in Australia

  • Phd
  • $37,285 p.a.

The University of South Australia is welcoming applications for a PhD position in lmmersive Analytics and Data Storytelling to work on the project "Application of Narrative Visualisation and Big Data to Improve High Value Manufacturing" funded by BAE Systems and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre.
The successful applicant will explore and develop visualisation and data storytelling systems in immersive environments-including virtual reality, augmented reality, and tabletop displays-to elucidate insight in advanced manufacturing environments. Manufacturing in Defence inherently relies on participants in the supply chain performing at a very high-quality level without full visibility of what is happening elsewhere in the chain. Human-in-the-loop decision making is fundamental in high value complex manufacturing, both to correct defects and increase operational efficiency. The problem is a latency of presenting appropriate data to the critical decision makers. Data captured from disparate Industry 4.0 technologies can be transformed into a trusted data driven decision support tool, based on big data and smart visualisation techniques.
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  • The scholarship is open to commencing domestic and international applicants.
  • Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a research degree program at the University of South Australia.
  • Candidates born in ITAR-proscribed countries and nationals of IT AR-proscribed countries are ineligible. Please check the list of denial countries in ITAR legislation at prior to applying.

The successful applicant should have an outstanding academic record and a background in information visualisation and XR technologies. The applicant should have both strong computer science skills and design skills. The applicant will be part of a team of visualisation, data, and artificial intelligence experts and working closely with stakeholders at BAE to address real-world issues faced by advanced manufacturing.


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\$37,285 per year for 3 years with the option for a 6-month extension. An additional $2,500 is available for equipment upon


In the first instance, interested applicants should send their CV and academic transcript to Dr Andrew Cunningham at and following the initial endorsement by the supervisor, you will be required to go through the UniSA online application process.

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