Applications are now open for the University of Adelaide-CSIRO Industry PhD (iPhD) program.

This prestigious and innovative 4-year iPhD program includes a minimum six-month industry placement offering an enhanced opportunity for students to work in an industry-defined research area, with support and supervision through a partnership between the University of Adelaide, CSIRO, and an Industry Partner.

In addition, you will have the opportunity, along with your supervisory team, to engage in training and professional development activities. By building your abilities, skills, understanding, and encouraging professional growth, the iPhD will prepare you to hit the ground running after completion.

Currently available projects based at the Waite campus:

  • Exploration and commercialisation of Australia’s edible insects.
    Project partners: University of Adelaide Faculty of Sciences, CSIRO, and Goterra. This 4 year PhD project will address the global food security challenge by utilising Australia’s unique insect biodiversity to develop novel science and quantify the benefits of substituting traditional animal protein with sustainable insect-derived protein in the Australian diet.
    The project and placement will be primarily conducted at CSIRO Black Mountain and Goterra, Canberra. Related travel and accommodation expenses may also be paid for or subsidised by the project.

Other projects currently available are:

Applications will be accepted up to 30 September 2019.

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