[ASA] PhD Opportunities in Astronomy at University of Sydney

Scott Croom scroom at physics.usyd.edu.au
Tue Sep 3 10:23:12 AEST 2013

Applications are now open for PhD scholarships at the Sydney Institute for
Astronomy (SIfA), within the School of Physics at the University of

The Sydney Institute for Astronomy (SIfA) has the broadest astrophysical
research program in Australia, encompassing projects from the surface
of the Sun to the edge of the Universe.  SIfA researchers are
international leaders in both observational and theoretical
astrophysics as well as cutting edge astronomical instrumentation
development.  SIfA provides a diverse and stimulating environment with
over 40 research staff and more than 40 PhD students.  SIfA is also the
headquarters of the ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics
(CAASTRO, http://www.caastro.org/).

Those interested in applying should investigate the broad list of
projects discussed at :


Potential students are encouraged to contact the relevant staff
members for further details.  More general questions can be directed
to A. Prof Scott Croom (scroom at physics.usyd.edu.au).

PhD scholarships for suitably qualified individuals include full
tuition fees and an annual stipend of $24,653AUD for up to 3.5 years.
The University also offers funding for research related travel and
other costs.

For details of the application process please see:



The deadline for applicants eligible for APA/UPA scholarships is 31st
October 2013.

ASA members are encouraged to forward this message to any interested

  A/Prof. Scott M. Croom,          Email: scroom at physics.usyd.edu.au
  ARC Future Fellow
  School of Physics A28,           Tel:   +61 2 9036 5311
  University of Sydney,            Fax:   +61 2 9351 7726
  NSW 2006, Australia              WWW:   www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~scroom

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