The Australian Antarctic Program Partnership (AAPP) is currently advertising a number of exciting PhD research projects.

These projects are a great opportunity for STEM graduates to pursue a higher degree by research at the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies in Hobart. The AAPP’s projects focus on a range of high-priority research areas including:

  • Antarctica’s influence on climate & sea level
  • The nature and impacts of Southern Ocean change
  • The future of Antarctic sea ice
  • Southern Ocean krill and ecosystems 

Tax free scholarships and generous top-up grants are also available to successful applicants, depending on the competitiveness of the application. More information about the AAPP’s projects, and how to apply, is available through our website here:

Enquiries can be directed to  The deadline for most advertised positions is 14 May 2021.


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