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2012 Call for applications: CMCRC PhD funding for International Students, Australia

PhD funding for International Students in Market Design and Market Behaviour, Investment management, Surveillance and Compliance ,Data mining/ text mining and Language technology at Australia 2012

Study Subject(s):Market Design and Market Behaviour, Investment management ,Surveillance and Compliance ,Data mining/ text mining and Language technology
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC)
The award can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility:
-Candidates must have a 1st class Honours degree in one of the disciplines above, or a Masters degree with a major research component, an exceptional academic record, strong written and verbal communications skills, and an ability to work in a team environment.
-The successful applicants will work closely with one or more industry partners, and consequently must be flexible with regard to their research topic, as this is determined by the industry sponsor. Students will be enrolled at one of the CMCRC’s partner universities, The University of New South Wales, The University of Technology Sydney, The University of Wollongong, The University of Sydney, Macquarie University, or an overseas university associated with the CMCRC, such as Reading University (UK), City Uiversity of Hong Kong or York University (Canada). Students generally apply to the CMCRC before they apply to the university, but applications may proceed simultaneously.
-We encouage applicants to establish contact with potential supervisors at our partner universities in conjunction with their application.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Description: The Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) is a very successful research centre that has won prizes for its research and has already spun-off several businesses. The CMCRC’s research is supported by government, industry partners, security exchanges, and regulators in Australia, the UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Scandinavia, and North America. Students are based both in Australia and overseas and have some opportunity to travel. The CMCRC provides an exciting, high calibre, and well resourced research environment for work in capital markets. The research objective is to create better capital markets locally, regionally, and globally. CMCRC research is about providing a better understanding of financial markets (their operation and their price behaviour) and research which facilitates the provision of advances in technology to capital markets. In the CMCRC there is a particular focus on the enhancement of market integrity and security. CMCRC research is also about realising commercial benefits from innovation, and the CMCRC provides direct participation in commercial results for PhD Students.

How to Apply: By Post

application Deadline: 15 June, 2012

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