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From here you can shape the world.
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.
Possums bounce back on Maria Island
Reduction of "Landscape of fear" impacts other species around the world.
5 ways a PhD will enhance your career
Studying for a PhD is a significant venture for any student, but for many, it’s the next step to a more-rewarding career.
Tassie devils’ decline has left a feast of carrion for feral cats
The decline of Tasmanian devils is having an unusual knock-on effect: animal carcasses would once have been gobbled up in short order by devils are now taking many days longer to disappear.