PhD Scholarship in Quality of Australian Honey at Uni of Queensland in Australia 2022

The University Of Queensland invites applications for the PhD Scholarship in Quality of Australian Honey for the 2022/23 academic session.

Native foods represent a major opportunity for premium Australian products in both domestic and export markets, capitalizing on consumer interest in the provenance and traditional heritage characteristics of foods. The outcomes of the Training Centre will include the testing of market opportunities, the development of appropriate social and business models, and the identification of future opportunities for Uniquely Australian Foods.

Economic and quality of life benefits through job creation and benefit-sharing arrangements will be secured for Indigenous communities through sustainable business models which will help to Close the Gap, and the development of supply chain partnerships to reduce the risks involved in taking products to market.

Worth of Award

The scholarship is worth $34,627 per annum tax-free, indexed annually for living stipend and tuition fees.

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Basic expertise and experience are required in one or more of the following areas:

  • chemistry,
  • chemical engineering,
  • biochemistry,
  • entomology,
  • agronomy,
  • food science,
  • plant science,
  • botany or related discipline.

A keen interest in beekeeping, honey, and honey products is highly desirable, and a willingness to undertake relevant training in beekeeping. You will have an interest in working outdoors, be able to travel for short periods and be willing to work with the industry partner in Northern NSW.

How to Apply 

To be considered for this scholarship, please email the following documents to Dr. Heather Smyth ([email protected])

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Academic transcript/s
  • Copies of any academic papers where you are an author

Deadline: Applications for the PhD Scholarship in Quality of Australian Honey close on January 10, 2022.

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