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Assessing the Habitat Value of Oil and Gas Infrastructure for Fish


The scholarship package would include stipend and research funds plus travel to analytical training locations in Australia. 





We are seeking a Master of Science research student to participate in a multi-partner study of the links between oil and gas offshore infrastructure, biodiversity, and fisheries. The student would enrol at UTS, but partner scientists at Australian Institute of Marine Science to use archival video footage from Industry.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must be either permanent Australian residents or New Zealand citizens. To be eligible for this application, you must hold the following or equivalent degree in the biological sciences

  • Honours degree with First Class, or Second Class Division 1, or
  • or MSc Coursework with a research thesis of at least 6 months.

Selection process

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications and research experience
  • Evidence of scientific publicans/output
  • A quantitative background or knowledge of statistical analysis? 
  • Experience in video analyses
  • Links with Industry
  • Ability to start in Spring 2020

Need more information? Contact...

Please contact Professor David Booth for further information.

Other information

The University of Technology Sydney is Australia’s Top Young University and ranked within the Top 200 universities worldwide. Its vibrant campus is located in the center of Sydney, with easy access to all amenities and transport that is ideally suited for PhD student living.