Applications are NOW OPEN for the 2018 John Bicknell Scholarship!
The late Captain John Bicknell was a long-serving member of the AMC Council, as well as Chairman of the Board within AMC Search Ltd from 1998 to 2004.
The commemorative John Bicknell Scholarship was first awarded in 2005, and is equivalent to a University of Tasmania Elite scholarship (current RTP rate + $7,500 top-up per annum, with additional operational funds of up to $5,000 per annum). The duration of the scholarship is 3 years, with a possible 6 month extension. The scholarship is available to both domestic and international applicants, and the awardee must meet or exceed the criteria of a University of Tasmania Elite award. It is awarded on an annual basis, subject to available funds.
Applicants have the choice of applying for one of the projects listed below. Please note that funding is not transferable to other projects. Applicants requiring more information, or who are interested in a specific project, should contact the Primary Supervisor listed for that project.
To determine eligibility, please visit the Apply Now website. When applying, please ensure that a complete list of all publications and awards are included, as well as details of relevant industry experience (including employer name, type of business, employment dates and principal responsibilities). International applicants will also need to provide evidence of English proficiency (such as an IELTS certificate). It is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain supervisor agreement prior to submitting an application, and to ensure that all supporting documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
CLOSING DATE: 11:59pm (AEST), Monday 19 March 2018.
Late applications will not be considered.
Project topics for the 2018 John Bicknell Scholarship:
For further details regarding the individual projects, please contact the nominated Primary Supervisor listed on the relevant project.
Project Summaries List:
- Investigation into the Effects of Air Entrapment on the Wave-In-Deck Loads on Offshore Structures in Extreme Weather Events (PDF 378KB)
Supervisors: Dr Nagi Abdussamie, Dr Fauzi Hardjanto, Dr Roberto Ojeda Rabanal, Prof. Yuriy Drobyshevski
- Models and Algorithms for Scheduling Ships Through the Navigation Channel at a Tidal Port (PDF 496KB)
Supervisors: Dr Yuquan (Bill) Du, Dr Hossein Enshaei
- Hydrodynamic Performance and Loads on an Array of OWC Devices Integrated into a Breakwater (PDF 376KB)
Supervisors: Dr Ahmed Elhanafi, Dr Gregor Macfarlane, Dr Tom Denniss
- A Seamless International Sale of Goods: Is a combination of the CISG and the UNIDROIT Principles a perfect solution? (PDF 380KB)
Supervisors: Dr Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit, Dr Oanh Nguyen
- Evaluation and Critical Assessment of Port Integration in Supply Chains (PDF 379KB)
Supervisors: Dr Wei (Vera) Zhang, Dr Shu-Ling (Peggy) Chen
- Experimental and Numerical Investigation into the Full-Scale Resistance of a Submarine (PDF 379)
Supervisors: Dr Zhi Leong, Dr Jonathan Duffy, Prof Dev Ranmuthugala