We are always looking for top calibre people for entry into postgraduate research degree programs (masters by research and doctor of philosophy courses). We offer a wide range of projects in all the areas listed under our research pages, spanning the research spectrum from highly application-oriented to fundamental investigations of phenomena and techniques.

Projects can be tailored to the student’s background, skills and interests: among others, mechanical and electrical engineering, physics, mathematics, computer science, and anatomy and physiology.

Section 1. Contacts

For questions about particular research areas, please visit our People page and email the relevant academic directly.

If you want to express general interest for postgraduate research at OBEL please contact A/prof Barry Cense.

1) Graduate Research and Scholarships Office

At UWA, the administration of most graduate research degrees and scholarships is centralised through the Graduate Research and Scholarships Office. Extensive information on postgraduate courses, projects, supervision, procedures and scholarships is available on their website.

2) Scholarships

Domestic and international scholarships are available from the scholarships website.
Current scholarship opportunity: Forrest Research Foundation’s PhD Scholarships.

3) Further information for International Students

If you are interested in applying to work with OBEL as an international student, or if you would like information regarding the University and living in Perth, please view the International Office page. This and other related UWA web pages will provide you with comprehensive information on the University and its research programs, as well as details on Perth city, accommodation, the university community and general requirements for international students.