School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

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We can help you with the first steps in the process – starting with completing an online application.

So, why study with the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering?

Experts in a wide range of areas

We are one of the leading providers of engineering research in Australia. We are part of national and school-based research centres, and have numerous research groups. If you like glossy publications, read our School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering Profile for a snapshot of the research we undertake.

Award winning supervisors

Professor Richard Morgan and Associate Professor Rowan Truss from our School have both been awarded for Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision, a UQ award which honours the advisers who lead and inspire UQ research higher degree candidates.

Both advisors have been commended for their efforts to expose students to best practice in research management and facilitate opportunities for candidates to build international networks. The following videos showcase the amazing work undertaken:

Associate Professor Rowan Truss

In 2011, Professor Rowan Truss was awarded for exposing his RHD candidates to best practice in research management and facilitating opportunities for candidates to build international networks.

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Professor Richard Morgan

Professor Richard Morgan was one of three UQ advisors awarded in 2012 for encouraging student development through international student exchanges with overseas collaborators, whilst engendering internal cooperation within the study body.

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Enhancing your research experience

We know the importance of activities that provide opportunities to increase professional networks and encourage lasting connections between you and your peers. Throughout your studies you can:

So why not start your journey with us today?