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Rio Tinto PhD Studentship in Geology at the University of Sydney, 2012 Australia

Doctoral Studentship in the field of Geology for the Australian and New Zealand citizen at the University of Sydney,2012 Australia

Study Subject(s):Geology
Course Level:PhD
Scholarship Provider: The University of Sydney
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

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Eligibility:Essential requirements:
-A Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent results;
-Practical experience using Matlab;
-Mathematical training through to senior undergraduate levels;
-A willingness to work in the field, including at working mine sites.
Desirable requirements:
-Formal training in geology;
-Experience in machine learning, particularly Gaussian Processes;
-Practical experience in C++.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Yes (New Zealand)

Scholarship Description: This position would suit a person with a background in geostatistics, geochemistry, geophysics or geotechnical engineering who has an interest in the estimation and numerical representation of ore deposits. It could also suit geologists who have practical experience in the mining industry and are looking to undertake postgraduate studies. People with a background in machine learning and software development who have an interest in mining geology are also encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: By Post or by electronically

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 July 2012

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