EGRU PhD Projects

PhD Projects

Postgraduate Study in Natural and Physical Sciences

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) at James Cook University Queensland Australia, invites highly qualified students to apply  for postgraduate studies in the field of geosciences.

Studying at James Cook University will provide access to the outstanding Precambrian geology of tropical Australia, Papua New Guinea and the SW Pacific, with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef, savannah landscapes, and numerous world-class mineral deposits. JCU's research in geology, geochemistry and physical geography is recognised internationally.

Scholarships in all fields of geosciences are available for highly qualified students and additional scholarships may be available to incoming students to supplement their income.

On-going research projects in natural and physical Sciences include the study of:

  • Biogeochemistry
  • GIS and mineral prospectivity
  • Marine geosciences
  • Ore deposit geology
  • Petrology and geochemistry
  • Paleoenvironmental reconstruction
  • Palaeontology and Paleoanthropology
  • Radiogenic isotope geochemistry
  • Sedimentology
  • Tectonics

Email at any time of year to express your interest. Include a brief description of your research interests, an up-to-date CV, academic transcripts from relevant degrees and your publication history (papers and abstracts).

Current Available Positions

Currently there are not any PhD positions being advertised by EGRU.

Information regarding available projects with geoscience are listed at

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