University of Adelaide Research Scholarship – CSIRO Supplementary Scholarship – Analysis of radioisotope adsorption to geological substrates

Applications close
1 August 2022
Payment per year
$28,854/pa (indexed annually) + $5,000/pa
Up to 3.5 years
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
Type of Scholarship
Supplementary Scholarships
Available In
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
Available To
Future Students
Commencing Students

This CSIRO - University of Adelaide jointly funded PhD opportunity has been established to support a full-time PhD student who is looking to commence research in the applied fields of physics, geology or chemistry. This project includes a 3-month CSIRO internship.


Applicants must: 

  • Be Australian citizens, permanent residents of Australia or international students
  • Be acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide. View PhD eligibility requirements
  • Hold Australian First Class Honours, or equivalent
  • Be able to commence study in Semester 2, 2022.

The intended scholarship will be for up to 3.5 years, and is comprised of:

  • University of Adelaide Research Scholarship - $28,854/pa (2022 rate, indexed annually). Details of terms and/or benefits can be found in the Conditions of Award.
  • CSIRO Supplementary Scholarship - $5,000/pa + additional operating funds

It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.


For all enquiries and further information, please contact:

Associate Professor Tony Hooker
School of Physics / Centre for Radiation Research, Education, and Innovation
(08) 8313 2326

Expression of interest

Expressions of interest should be submitted to Associate Professor Tony Hooker by email ( by no later than 1 August 2022 with the name of scholarship in the subject heading. Please ensure you include all of the following documents:

  • Degree certificates (testamurs)
  • Academic transcripts
  • Translations of non-English documentation
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Curriculum vitae