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Find a PhD or MPhil project with a scholarship

We offer a diverse range of postgraduate research projects that come with living stipend scholarships.

Scholarship-funded research projects

Explore our research projects with funded living stipend scholarships. You can filter by program type, research area and scholarship type, or use the keyword search field to find projects that suit your interests.

If you'd rather bring your own project, explore our scholarships (including top-up scholarships) and find a supervisor to support your project.

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Developing a delivery mechanism for anti-methanogenic supplements in grazing livestock

Develop and evaluate a delivery mechanism for anti-methanogenic supplements in grazing beef cattle.

Supervisor
Dr Sarah Meale
Location
Gatton
Research areas
Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Developing a delivery mechanism for anti-methanogenic supplements in grazing livestock

Bionic sensory insole technology for optimising sport performance and injury prevention in netball

Investigate the effects of bionic insole technology on neurophysiological factors and sport-specific skills in netball and understand the role of plantar sensory stimulation for enhanced athletic performance.

Supervisor
Dr Anna Hatton
Location
UQ St Lucia Campus
Research areas
Health sciences
Bionic sensory insole technology for optimising sport performance and injury prevention in netball

Crop improvement and drought tolerance: the roots of the solution

Overcome the field phenotyping bottleneck for impactful root traits that limit the capacity of breeders and agronomists to achieve step gains in crop productivity.

Supervisor
Dr Dongxue Zhao
Location
Gatton
Research areas
Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Crop improvement and drought tolerance: the roots of the solution

Epigenetic regulation of learning and memory

Understand a novel molecular mechanism in neurons that underpins brain plasticity, particularly in learning and memory.

Supervisor
Dr Jocelyn Widagdo
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Biological sciences, Biomedical and clinical sciences
Epigenetic regulation of learning and memory

Expanding the scramjet operating envelope through oxygen enrichment

Experimentally explore oxygen enriched scramjet performance in the T4 Shock Tunnel and map engine performance at high altitudes and Mach numbers.

Supervisor
Professor Vincent Wheatley
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Engineering
Expanding the scramjet operating envelope through oxygen enrichment

Improving equity, access, and quality of cardiac rehabilitation services

Investigate flexible and innovative models of care that support patients with heart disease in ways that fully respect their needs, values, and capabilities.

Supervisor
Dr Emma Thomas
Location
Princess Alexandra Hospital
Research areas
Health sciences
Improving equity, access, and quality of cardiac rehabilitation services

Interactions of organic components in process water with gold

Investigate how organic components in process water adsorb on gold surfaces and then interact with collectors used in gold flotation and lixiviants used in gold leaching.

Supervisor
Professor Yongjun Peng
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Engineering
Interactions of organic components in process water with gold

Investigating novel factors that can inhibit the formation of stroke-prone vascular malformations

This project will investigate novel factors that can dampen progression of stroke-inducing vascular malformations. We will combine in vivo live imaging in zebrafish with human 3D micro-vessels on a chip.

Supervisor
Dr Anne Lagendijk
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Biological sciences
Investigating novel factors that can inhibit the formation of stroke-prone vascular malformations

Materials design for electrochemical CO2 capture

To design and test new advanced materials that can capture carbon dioxide using electrochemical means.

Supervisor
Dr Mike Tebyetekerwa
Location
UQ St Lucia Campus
Research areas
Chemical sciences, Engineering, Environmental sciences
Materials design for electrochemical CO2 capture

On Transferability of Machine Learning Models

This project aims to improve safety, transferability, and robustness in deep learning models. This project will be part the Data Science Research Group at the University of Queensland located in Brisbane.

Supervisor
Dr Mahsa Baktashmotlagh
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Information and computing sciences
On Transferability of Machine Learning Models