The ARC Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources PhD Scholarships

University of Adelaide
February 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$36,161
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There are two PhD Scholarships available within the ARC funded Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources. The purpose of this Training Centre is to deliver the vital enabling tools – advanced sensors, data analytics and artificial intelligence for automated, integrated and optimised mining.

The Training Centre comprises three university partners (University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Curtin University), two mining companies (BHP and OZ Minerals) and 20 mining equipment, technology and services companies and organisations.

The successful applicant will work in an inter-disciplinary environment alongside 15 other Higher Degree by Research scholars, three Post-Doctoral Researchers, academic researchers and industry partners.

We have two scholarships available that include

  • 12 months of placement within industry
  • $36,161 pa tax-free stipend
  • Mentoring program
  • Career relevant training and skills
  • Participation in world-leading research
  • Being part of an integrated team
  • Scholarship position 1: Cross-borehole seismic interferometry to interpolate rock mass and geometallurgical variables - using fibre optic seismic sensor strings in drill-holes to predict rock properties. Detailed project description available at https: //

    Scholarship position 2: Sensed core data to predict process responses for mining projects – using ore characterisation to improve mineral processing. Detailed project description available at https: //

    To Apply

    Expressions of interest should be submitted to stating the Scholarship you are interested in. Please ensure you include all of the following documents:

  • degree parchments
  • academic transcripts
  • translations of non-English documentation
  • evidence of English language proficiency
  • a curriculum vitae
  • Short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview. Selected candidates will be invited to submit a formal application for admission through the University of Adelaide. Instructions will be provided to short-listed candidates in due course.

    For further information please contact Dr Ruth Shaw, Training Centre Business Manager, Email:


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