PhD scholarship opportunities at UQ

Applications for this project have now closed. To register your interest for future PhD scholarship opportunities, please email

CIRES is seeking highly motivated PhD researchers to join the Centre for exciting projects with industry and government partners Max Kelsen, Queensland Police Service, and Queensland Health. 

This is an opportunity to be part of an innovative HDR training program. As a PhD researcher with CIRES, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with university and industry partner supervisors on research with real world impact. During your degree, you will undertake a one-year (equivalent) placement with the industry or government partner.

We offer a generous scholarship package of $34,938 per annum (2022 rate) and top up scholarships from $5,000 per annum. We are now recruiting for the three projects below. All positions are based at the University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus in Brisbane.

Any questions? Contact the CIRES Team via