Fully Funded PhD Program in Food Technology & Pharmaceutical Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

Expires on: 03/01/2024


Embark on a cutting-edge PhD journey at UQ, where you’ll master crop phenotyping, agronomy, and advanced sensing techniques. Collaborate with top experts and industry leaders in digital agriculture, access state-of-the-art facilities, and enhance your career with a valuable industry placement. Apply now and grow your future in agricultural innovation!

Breeding for enhanced radiation and water use in cereals, including sorghum, remains a challenge due to the complex interactions between nitrogen and water on final yield for different genotype x environment x management (GxExM) combination. 

This scholarship includes:

  • living stipend of $33,641 per annum tax free (2024 rate), indexed annually tuition fees covered single overseas student health cover (OSHC) for international students.
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 field crops, crop eco-physiology and quantitative analysis techniques would be of benefit to someone working on this project. You’ll demonstrate academic achievement in the area/s of crop eco-physiology and the potential for scholastic success. A background or knowledge of high-throughput phenotyping and data analytics is are highly desirable.

How to apply: 

To be considered for this scholarship, please email the following documents to Associate Professor Andries Potgieter (a.potgieter@uq.edu.au)

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV
  3. Academic transcript/s
  4. Evidence for meeting UQ’s English language proficiency requirements eg TOEFL, IELTS

Note: Submitting the above 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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