PhD scholarship: Mineral processing

Location St Lucia, Queensland, 4072


Research Environment UQ ranks in the top 50 as measured by the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities. The University also ranks 46 in the QS World University Rankings, 42 in the US News Best Global Universities Rankings, 66 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 54 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The successful applicant will undertake a PhD project under the supervision of Dr.

Liguang Wang at UQ's School of Chemical Engineering, undertaking cutting edge research in particle separation, dewatering, flotation, and complex fluids. The project will involve both laboratory experiments and modelling work. The award Supervisor – Dr Liguang Wang The project aims to develop and evaluate a novel process for separating and dewatering fine particles.

This is a joint research project with University of Cambridge. A working knowledge of partice separation and physics on acoustic waves would be of benefit to someone working on this project. Selection criteria To be eligible to apply, you must also meet the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ.

Applications will be judged on a competitive basis taking into account the applicant’s previous academic record, publication record, honours and awards, and employment history. The applicant will demonstrate academic achievement in the field/s of chemical Engineering, Physics, Mineral Processing, or equivalent and the potential for scholastic success. A background or knowledge of acoustics, particle technology, coal cleaning, or separation processes is highly desirable.

Scholarship The 2020 Research Training Program (RTP) living allowance stipend rate is AUD$30,000 per annum (indexed annually), which is tax-free for three years with two possible extensions of up to 6 months each in approved circumstances ( conditions apply ). Enquiries For further information, please contact Dr Liguang Wang at liguang.wanguq. 61 7 3365 7942 How to apply To apply for admission and scholarship, follow this link . There is no separate application for scholarship because you will have the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Before submitting an application you should: check your eligibility prepare your documentation contact Dr Liguang Wang (

au ) to discuss your suitability for this scholarship When you apply, please ensure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you: Select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’ Select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'. Select ‘Other’, then ‘Research Project Scholarship’ and type in ‘MINERALS’ in the 'Name of scholarship' field. See an example of what you have to do Learn more about applying for a higher degree by research at UQ Applications close: 30 September 2020 (11:00 PM) E.

Australia Standard Time.

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27 Sep 2020


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