PhD Scholarship in Dairy Science
Dairy UP has a scholarship for a PhD student to join the Dairy Science Feedbase for intensive systems project.
This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to a PhD student who is undertaking research on the development of new strategies and Feedbase options for intensified Australian dairy systems.
This project will explore the opportunities to apply digital agriculture approaches and tools to optimise quantity and quality (linked to cows’ diet and performance) of maize for silage, with focus on real-time crop monitoring with time to intervene. The PhD project sits under Project P4 of Dairy UP and will involve handling and analysis of large datasets in collaboration with Dairy UP projects P1, P2 and P6″.
This scholarship is funded by Dairy UP, administered by the University of Sydney’s Dairy Research Foundation and supported by the NSW Government and the Commonwealth Government through the Bushfire Industry Recover Package – Sector Development Grants program (BIR-SDG).
Applications open 23 November 2022
Applications close 11 January 2023
About Dairy UP
Dairy UP is a collaborative research, development and extension program for the NSW dairy industry. It aims to unlock the potential of pastures, cows, water and milk to increase productivity and profitability, and de-risk the industry and develop new markets.