Funded MSc Research Opportunity 2018/19: Auckland Faulting

Deadline: this position will remain open until filled

A $15,000 scholarship is available for an MSc research project that will synthesise all relevant existing geological, structural, geophysical, geomorphic, paleoseismic and historical earthquake data pertaining to faulting and within the Auckland region and establish an ‘evolving’ GIS database at the University of Auckland to manage, add and visualise such data. This project will ideally include the interpretation or reinterpretation of remote datasets. Slip and dilatational tendency analysis will be performed to identify potentially ‘active’ structures that may accommodate deformation under the current stress regime.

For more information contact Jennifer Eccles j.eccles@auckland.ac.nz. Julie Rowland, Jon Tunnicliffe and Martin Brook will also be involved in the supervision of this project as appropriate. Entry to a research MSc requires BSc(Hons), PGDipSci or equivalent and the level of funding available is most appropriate to support candidates from New Zealand and Australia. International candidates please refer to https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/fees-and-money-matters/tuition-fees/postgraduate-international-fees.html for more information on the costs involved.