31 December 2019.



(Partially Funded)


controlling hybrid systems- PHD scholarship.

As a part of Professor Alan Rowan’s ARC Laureate fellowship, the main objective of this project will be to understand how the material properties of biopolymers (collagen, fibrin, etc.) are modified by the presence of synthetic hydrogels with the aim of providing strain-stiffening, tuneable, hybrid biomaterials for controlled cell growth.

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The University of Queensland is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. Founded in 1909 by the state parliament, UQ is Australia’s fifth oldest university, and colloquially known as a sandstone university.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • searching.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Science.
  • Mathematics.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three years.

possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You must be International and domestic graduates of high scholarly calibre as evidenced by a high Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • You must have  a First Class Honours degree, Masters degree or equivalent. Past research publication output is desirable.
  • You should have a background in polymer/materials chemistry or bioengineering/biophysics. Previous experience with live cells and tissue culture will be a plus.
  • You must have A bachelor’s degree with at least honours class IIA or equivalent from approved universities.or you must have A research master’s degree, A coursework master’s degree and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.65 on the 7-point UQ scale.
  • You must be a postgraduate degree of at least one year full-time equivalent with an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.0 on the 7-point UQ scale, together with demonstrated research experience equivalent to honours IIA will be considered for PhD entry .on a case by case basis
  • Students must demonstrate that their current level of English language proficiency meets the University’s English proficiency policy.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • $28,092 per annum tax free (2020 rate), indexed annually.
  • Living stipend.

How to Apply

First Step: Email the following documents to

Professor Alan Rowan (

or  Dr Jan Lauko (

  • Cover Letter that addresses how you meet the requirements for participation in the project
  • Detailed academic CV with a focus on past research and laboratory skills and details of two referees
  • Academic transcript/s


  • Submitting the documents does not constitute a full application for admission into The University of Queensland’s PhD program.
  • If you are selected as the preferred applicant, you will then be invited to submit a full application for admission.

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