Postgraduate Research Projects

Please find below a list of research projects available for students interested to do Master by Research or Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D) in PARTCAT group. Please note that all Master/Ph.D student candidates must have current scholarships or are applying for scholarships to support their studies. A range of scholarships are available for domestic and international students (from $28,597 per annum (tax free) in 2021). Top-up scholarship is available for high achieving candidate - please enquiry within.

For full information on any of the following projects or if you are interested with any of our research, please contact corresponding supervisors as outlined in the project.

Past PhD projects in the group:

If you are unsure which project is most suitable for you, but would like to join PARTCAT research group, please send/email your resume, academic transcript and proof of English proficiency to Scientia Prof Rose Amal at or 

To check on your eligibility for admission and competitivenes for scholarship, please do the HDR Self Assessment available on: (Note: Course code: 1010 for PhD in Chemical Engineering)

Top Up Scholarship maybe available for high achieving candidate. Please enquiry within.



UNSW Scientia PhD Project and Scholarships

The Scientia PhD scholarship is aim to attract new PhD candidates of exceptional quality to work on research projects aligned with UNSW's 10-year strategy. These prestigious scholarships offer unique benefits, individualised support and a generous funding package to reach your personal development goals. Applicants are required to express their interest in a specific research area with an identified supervisory team. There are over 190 research projects to choose from.

Benefits of UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships:

  • Work on high quality research projects with the best supervisory teams in world class environments
  • Stipend of $41,209 per year for 4 years (2019 rate, indexed)
  • Tuition fees covered for the full 4 year candidature
  • Coaching and mentoring as part of your personalised leadership development plan
  • Career development of up to $10,000 each year to build your career and support your international research collaborations
  • Priority scholarships reserved for indigeneous candidates

The Scientia PhD Scholarship is NOW CLOSED.

Below are the previous Scientia PhD Scholarship project (2019):

Visit the FAQs, Guidelines, and Terms and Conditions for more detailed information on the process and the Scheme.