University of Queensland PhD Scholarship for International Students 2020/21

The University of Queensland is inviting application from domestic and International students for PhD Scholarship at the University. This scholarship is part of an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage project titled “Real-time Analytics on Urban Trajectory Data for Road Traffic Management”.

The overall aim of this ARC Linkage project is to develop real-time analytics and data management capabilities that leverage large-scale urban trajectory data to provide road operators with real-time insights into population movements and enable data-driven, customer-centric network operations.

We seek to develop innovative technologies to use a wide variety of data sources, especially massive trajectories of vehicles moving across the network, to better understand people’s travel demands and road usage patterns and thus better manage the transport system.

This PhD project will focus on one of the following objectives:

  1. to develop methods to reconstruct complete, semantically rich trajectories of road users by combining raw trajectories from multiple data sources,
  2. to develop methods to estimate and predict dynamic movements of road users in real-time using multi-source trajectory data, and
  3. to develop network-wide traffic management strategies that leverage real-time population movement insights.

University of Queensland PhD Scholarship Details

Host University: The University of Queensland

Student type: Domestic students, International students

Degree Type: PhD

Study Area: Engineering and Computing

Scholarship duration: Three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

Eligible Field of Study: PhD degree programme in Real-time Analytics on Urban Trajectory Data for Road Traffic Management.

Scholarship Worth:

  • The University of Queensland will offer $28,092 per annum tax-free (2020 rate), indexed annually. A top-up of $5,000 per annum will also be offered.
  • Living stipend scholarship
  • The successful applicant will work as a team with researchers from UQ Transport Engineering Group within the School of Civil Engineering and UQ Data Science Research Group within the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, as well as industry partners from Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) and Transmax Pty Ltd.
  • The successful applicant will have the flexibility to enrol through either the School of Civil Engineering or the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.


  • Applicants must have completed some research experience.
  • Applicants must have completed an approved university degree.
  • Applicants need to meet the entry requirements of the programme.
  • Applicants must be proficient in the English Language

How To Apply: 

To apply for admission and scholarship, follow this link. There is no separate application for scholarship because you will have the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Before submitting an application you should:


Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information

Application Deadline: September 23, 2020

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