UNSW is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities and has a strong international reputation. Postgraduate research candidates undertake research through supervision with some of Australia's leading researchers to produce a thesis or other piece of written or creative work.  In the bioMASS Lab, there is support from experienced researchers enabling the development of laboratory and scientific writing skills.

We are looking for students for projects related to:

Characterisation of taste and odour compounds produced by cyanobacteria/algae

Natural organic matter monitoring in a water supply catchment: Novel techniques, long term trends and treatment options

Advanced molecular characterisation of surface water organic matter

Assessing granular activated carbon capacity for algal taste and odour removal

Release of Intracellular Cyanotoxins during Oxidation of Natural Bloom Samples and Laboratory Cultured Cells 

Impact of cyanobacteria cell and organic matter properties on cyanotoxin oxidation efficiency and downstream treatment

Recyclable green coagulants for the solid-liquid separation of algae


 Scholarship Details:

For details on how to apply for a domestic or international Research Training Program (RTP), previously called Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) and International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), please see: