Funded PhD opportunities

View the range of funded study opportunities available to postgraduate students in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences.

Potential research projects for postgraduate students

The School of Chemical and Physical Sciences offers support and funding to PhD candidates who wish to study in a range of areas. Read about the positions available—who you could work with, how much money you could receive, and how to apply.

Compare at a glance

Research title Funding informationRequirements
Optics-based distributed magnetic field and temperature sensorA stipend of $22,000 per year, as well as payment of all university tuition feesA degree in Physics with high grades
Spectroscopy and device physics of molecular semiconductors for next generation organic solar cellsStipend of $33,000 per year plus the PhD tuition for three years1st class Honours or MSc or postgraduate diploma in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, or Experimental Physics.
Ultra high density 3D fluorescent optical memoryStipend of $33,000 per year for 3 years, as well as payment of all university tuition feesA degree equivalent to the 4-year Physics (Honours) degree in New Zealand, with 1st class Honours, or an MSc or postgraduate diploma with high grades