UTS ARC Research Hub (NANOCOMM) Scholarships - University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

  • Phd
  • Partially Funded
  • 6 January 2017

The ARC Research Hub for Nanoscience Based Construction Materials Manufacturing (NANOCOMM) and Centre for Built Infrastructure Research (CBIR) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is calling for applications for PhD scholarships commencing in 2017. There are 10 research scholarships available.

These research scholarships are sponsored by the following industry partners:

Cement Australia Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia Cement and Concrete Association of New Zealand Roads and Maritime Services Wuhan Zhihe Technology Development

Students in a PhD program within CBIR will engage in commercial research with an industry partner as a co-supervisor. Local students with relevant industry experience will be considered favourably and have the option of undertaking part-time research while maintaining their role within industry. Students seeking to publish existing and future research of a scholarly calibre will be supported to do so. Successful candidates will enjoy the strong industry and academic linkages that CBIR has built both domestically and internationally, to support their career aspirations.


To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must have:

Completed a relevant Bachelor degree in chemistry, materials science, geology, civil engineering or structural engineering with first class honours, or be regarded by the university as having an equivalent level of attainment or minimum 5 years’ relevant industry experience; Familiarity with the value and use of a wide range of construction materials; Relevant experience in analytical instrumentation, materials or structures testing or numerical modelling; and Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


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Successful candidates will receive a scholarship valued at $25,849 per annum for three years to assist with general living costs.

International students will be nominated for a UTS International Research Scholarship (IRS), which covers tuition fees for three years.
Tuition fees for domestic students are currently covered under the Research Training Scheme (RTS).

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