Faculty of ScienceFaculty of Science

PhD and Research Masters

The Faculty of Science has a strong commitment to fundamental and applied innovative research.

The Faculty continues to perform strongly in attracting significant external research funding from national competitive grant schemes and increasing our industry partnerships and links with government agencies in the Hunter region and beyond through applied research and development collaborations.

Our research students are taught by experts and have the opportunity to participate in our research which incorporates new concepts and technologies - the basis for tomorrow's world.

Students are in frequent contact with academic staff acknowledged for their strong research performance and productive partnerships with industry and the community.


The following documents list a range of topics that have been identified as being of interest to the various research units in the Faculty:

  • HDR (PhD and Masters) Topics 2018 (PDF, 735KB)
  • Honours Research Topics 2018 (PDF, 893KB)

  • PhD and Research Masters opportunities in our Schools

    Find detailed information and specific opportunities for PhD and research masters candidates in our Schools by visiting pages below: