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Research is an integral aspect of the College, and our research degrees equip graduates with the skills, knowledge, confidence and connections to kick start, or further, their careers.
The College of Sciences and Engineering offers a diverse range of research degrees in each of our disciplines, from hard science to creative design.
We recognise the importance of academic and non-academic careers, and work closely with industry to cross-skill our graduates with real-world experience.
Our research degrees may see you travelling to Antarctica, testing cutting-edge technology in local micro-breweries, or designing new naval ships or sustainable housing. Choose a research degree from the University of Tasmania’s College of Sciences and Engineering.
Available Research Degree Projects
A research degree candidate may develop their own research project in collaboration with their supervisor or apply for one of our currently available projects.
Predicting mine waste environmental impacts before it’s too late
Laura Jackson is a postgraduate student in the ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Transforming the Mining Value Chain at CODES, University of Tasmania.
Laura is trying to find predictive methods for determining the potential impacts of mine waste on the environment.
Aurora Australis in a nutshell
As the gateway to the world’s southernmost wilds, Tasmania’s unique location and thriving scientific community attract students and researchers from every corner of our blue-green planet.Studying in Tasmania also gives you a front-row seat to
Defunct mine a site for environmental discovery
Beneath the sparkling waters of Tasmania’s ‘Blue Lakes’ lie three old open-cut mine pits that were targeted for tin.While the pristine blue appearance attracts water skiers and swimmers, the historic mine waste from the Endurance tin mine in
Centre duo takes global stage in virtual conference
In today's reality of travel restrictions, two of the Centre for Forest Value’s PhD candidates didn’t miss their chance to present on the global stage, at the Ecological Society of America conference recently. Students Rose Brinkhoff and Travis