Detection of pathogens causing venereal disease in Northern beef cattle using long read sequencing

Detection of pathogens causing venereal disease in Northern beef cattle using long read sequencing

Australia 11 Jan 2024
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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Enrolment status: Future UQ student
Student type: Domestic, International
Study level: Postgraduate research (HDR)
Study level: Agriculture and animal sciences
Scholarship focus: Academic excellence
Funding type: Living stipend
Scholarship value: $33,641 per annum (2024 rate), indexed annually
Scholarship duration: 3.5 years with the possibility of 1 extension in line with UQ and RTP Scholarship Policy
Number awarded: May vary
Applications open: 21 December 2023


You're eligible if you meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research.

You apply for this scholarship when you submit an application for a Master of Philosophy (MPhil). You don't need to submit a separate scholarship application.

When you apply, please ensure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you:

  1. Select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’
  2. Select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  3. Select ‘Other’, then ‘Research Project Scholarship’ and type in ‘PATHOGENS’ in the 'Name of scholarship' field.

Selection criteria:

Your application will be assessed on a competitive basis.

We take into account your:

  • previous academic record
  • publication record
  • honours and awards
  • employment history

A working knowledge of long read sequencing  and analysis pipelines would be of benefit to someone working on this project.

You’ll demonstrate academic achievement in the field/s of genomics for pathogen detection and the potential for scholastic success.

A background or knowledge of microbiology is highly desirable.




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