PhD Projects

EGRU Research PhD Projects

Postgraduate Study in Natural and Physical Sciences

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

James Cook University provides access to the outstanding Precambrian to recent 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 Earth and Oceans 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 geologyphd@jcu.edu.au 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).

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