The Sustainable Minerals Institute at The University of Queensland offers opportunities for exciting Ph.D. research.

As part of the m4mining international consortium, SMI has multiple PhD opportunities in the fields of geological sciences, mineral resources, environmental monitoring, drones, and application of AI and ML to hyperspectral sensing. Europe’s key funding programme for research and innovation (Horizon Europe) will support research costs, field work around Australia and opportunities to travel to Europe.

Ph.D.  opportunities full description

If you are interested in applying, please contact Katerina Savinova ( and Steven Micklethwaite (