PhD scholarship in Fundamental characterisation of high-phosphorus iron ores

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Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA

Work on a CSIRO and RMIT co-funded project. It is applicable to those wishing to work on the cutting-edge research of mineral resources recovery and mining site environmental management.

The PhD candidate will gain intensive knowledge in innovative processing protocols for complex mineral processing, mineral leaching process, and mining site environmental science through hands-on experiments as well as collaborations with CSIRO Mineral Resources experts.



Work on a CSIRO and RMIT co-funded project. It is applicable to those wishing to work on the cutting-edge research of mineral resources recovery and mining site environmental management.

The PhD candidate will gain intensive knowledge in innovative processing protocols for complex mineral processing, mineral leaching process, and mining site environmental science through hands-on experiments as well as collaborations with CSIRO Mineral Resources experts.



This CSIRO-RMIT co-funded scholarship provides a stipend of $34,841 per annum pro rata (full-time) for three years with a possible extension of six months, and successful applicant will also be awarded a Tuition Fee Scholarship if required.



This CSIRO-RMIT co-funded scholarship provides a stipend of $34,841 per annum pro rata (full-time) for three years with a possible extension of six months, and successful applicant will also be awarded a Tuition Fee Scholarship if required.



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To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • have a first-class Honours or H1 or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline of engineering/science
  • be an Australian citizen, New Zealand Citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an international student meeting the minimum English language requirements
  • provide evidence of adequate oral and written communication skills
  • demonstrate the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • meet RMIT’s entry requirements for the PhD by research degree.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • have a first-class Honours or H1 or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline of engineering/science
  • be an Australian citizen, New Zealand Citizen or an Australian permanent resident or an international student meeting the minimum English language requirements
  • provide evidence of adequate oral and written communication skills
  • demonstrate the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • meet RMIT’s entry requirements for the PhD by research degree.


To apply, please submit the following documents to Professor Miao Chen via [email protected]

  • a cover letter (research statement)
  • a copy of electronic academic transcripts
  • a CV that includes any publications/awards and the contact details of two referees.


To apply, please submit the following documents to Professor Miao Chen via [email protected]

  • a cover letter (research statement)
  • a copy of electronic academic transcripts
  • a CV that includes any publications/awards and the contact details of two referees.


Applications now open.



Applications now open.



30 June 2028



30 June 2028



Evidence of English proficiency may be required.

Research area: Hydrometallurgy, chemical engineering, Analytical chemistry, or geochemistry.

Prospective candidates will be invited to submit a full application for admission to the PhD Applied Chemistry (DR229).

The candidate should have experience in one or more of the following research areas: Minerology, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Geochemistry.

Scholarship applications will only be successful if prospective candidates are provided with an offer for admission.



Evidence of English proficiency may be required.

Research area: Hydrometallurgy, chemical engineering, Analytical chemistry, or geochemistry.

Prospective candidates will be invited to submit a full application for admission to the PhD Applied Chemistry (DR229).

The candidate should have experience in one or more of the following research areas: Minerology, Mineral Processing, Hydrometallurgy, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Geochemistry.

Scholarship applications will only be successful if prospective candidates are provided with an offer for admission.



Professor Miao Chen: [email protected]



Professor Miao Chen: [email protected]



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