PhD scholarship: Developing advanced materials for mercury capture in natural gas reservoirs

Joint RMIT-CSIRO PhD Scholarship-Developing Advanced polymer materials for mercury removal.

The scholarship is for a student who is committed to do research on elemental mercury capture in natural gas reservoirs using polymer-based materials and who is passionate about doing cutting edge research in mercury area.

Higher Degree by Research stipend of $33,826 each year for three years. 

Open now. 

30th June 2027

One scholarship available. 

Applicants require a Masters degree. 

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Experience on polymer materials or adsorbents, mercury removal via oxidation or adsorption, and materials characterizations such as XRD, BET, UV-vis, FT-IR and Hg sensing techniques is preferred. The student is expected to work across RMIT and CSIRO as requested. 

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