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Scholarship details

MinEx CRC - Project 4 - innovative geophysics for drilling trajectory control

Status: Closed

Applications open: 26/05/2020
Applications close: 31/12/2020

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About this scholarship

MinEx CRC is one of the World's largest subsurface exploration research groups. MinEx CRC and Curtin University are developing new Exploration Technologies. This research is linked to industry partners and a National Drilling Initiative. The research is focused on developing a range of innovative prototypes sensor systems that can be rapidly tested across Australia. Post graduate research opportunities span development of new innovative sensor technologies, to development for new software for real time geophysical imaging for automated drilling trajectory control.

  • Current Students
  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

There are a number of opportunities that may include a stipend of up to $30,000 per year for three years. 
MinEx CRC also offer a completion bonus. 

Scholarship Details


Includes Curtin University requirements for post graduate students. 

The scholarship is open to appropriately qualified graduates.  
We encourage high quality applicants from the areas of Geophysics, Engineering or Computer Science.  

Covid 19***  
Currently Australia has entry restrictions which may prevent students from taking up the option to study at Curtin University.   

Application process

Prospective students should contact MinEx CRC Project Leader Prof. Brett Harris to discuss their suitability. 

Enrolment Requirements


Changes to Enrolment

Recipient must comply with conditions set out for Curtin PhD students and any condistion set and agreed with MinEx CRC.  



Contact Name: Prof. Brett Harris 

Position of Contact: Curtin - Discipline Lead for Exploration Geophysics / MinEx project Leader

Company/Sponsor Name: MinEx Cooperative Research Centre 

Telephone: +61 410 657268


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