News: Mathematical Sciences

Australian Rover Challenge success

ARC UofA Rover arena

Held 27-28 March, the first ever Australian Rover Challenge gave university students' from across the country the opportunity to put their engineering skills to the test.

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Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarships

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If you are a high-performing woman commencing your second or third year of undergraduate STEM study, then you may be eligible for a Defence Women in STEM $10,000 per year scholarship. Applications close 18 April.

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PhD opportunity: Create a platform to test smart grid operation mechanisms

Electric Car

This project aims to develop, test, and verify the impacts of local markets on the operation, profit and business model of the aggregator. To that end, the game theory will be used to form the interaction between prosumers, local market platform and the aggregator operation considering the potential of islanded operation as a business case for the aggregator. Applications open until filled.

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PhD opportunity: Modelling and Quantification of Food Deserts

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This project will combine mathematical modelling and data science approaches to improve our understanding of how food deserts arise in a city, accounting for community factors such as median household income, local geography, and other relevant population demographics. Applications close 16 April 2021.

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Saab Australia 2022 Graduate Engineering Program

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Saab’s Graduate Program is a two year program, which offers you the opportunity to work across two or three teams through structured rotations across the business. These rotations are individually tailored to your current skills and developmental needs, business requirements and individual preferences. Applications close 5 April 2021.

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Mathematical Sciences Phd opportunity - Modelling the Marginal Ice Zone

Antarctic sea ice

This PhD project is an opportunity to develop and implement state-of-the art models of Antarctic sea ice. Applications close Wednesday 31 March 2021.

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science Profile: Eunice Yuwono

School of Mathematical Sciences student, Eunice Blessica Yuwono

In honour of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Thursday 11 February 2021, we've profiled a student from our School of Mathematical Sciences.

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New Industry PhD opportunity with SEAS-NVE Holding A/S

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Join this exciting new project to develop/test/verify an optimal bidding engine for an aggregator that can collect a sufficient amount of increased welfare, essential for developing a viable business model and investment in infrastructure.

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Early 2021 Internship opportunities - applications closing soon

Students on campus

There are currently a large number of internships ready to start in early 2021 available on CareerHub. See a selection here and apply today.

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Australian Federation of University Women SA scholarship applications now open

Woman female student

A number of scholarships are available for female postgraduate students studying a coursework or research based degree in 2021 from the Australian Federation of University Women SA (AFUW-SA). Applications close 31 March 2021.

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