Scholarships and projects

 

Undergraduate

  • Choose a biosecurity project as part of your course work in  engineering, mathematics and statistics, product design or communication.

Post graduate

No matter your degree, we will do our best to connect you with sponsors and great research topics. 

LLM (Master of Laws) scholarships

Maori perspectives in decision making. Investigate how and to what extent Maori cultural values and traditional knowlege (matauranga) are taken into account in biosecurity decision making. Funded by the Biological Heritage National Science Challenge with a stipend of $27,000 plus domestic fees. Contact Sascha Mueller. Click for a description here.

Exploring the coherence of the biosecurity regulatory framework. The Biosecurity Act 1993 is under review. Identify whether there is a need for better decision making processes or future reformFunded by the Biological Heritage National Science Challenge with a stipend of $27,000 plus domestic fees. Contact Sascha Mueller. Click for a description here.

ME (Masters of Engineering) or MSc scholarship

Chemical Process design of a new vertebrate toxic agent (VTA) for pest control. Develop a process design on the reaction kinetics or mechanism of a chemical. Funded 28K p.a. for 18 months. Contact Daniel Holland. Click for a description here.

 

PhD scholarships

Enabling 'go-hard, go-early' for novel pathogen incursion using electrical and molecular detection tools. Funded 28K + fees Contact Prof Ian Dickie and Dr Bill Heffernan. Click for a description here.

Applying novel mass spectometry to detect insect biosecurity threats. Funded $28K + fees p.a. for 3 years in partnership with B3, Agresearch and Lincoln University.  Contact Assoc. Prof. Steve Pawson. Click for a description here.

 

 

 

 

 

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