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Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Geographic Information Retrieval/Machine Learning for Disaster App

Updated: Jul 13, 2023

Research Areas:

  • Extraction of disaster impacts from text-based social media sources

  • Integrating the text data with sensor data and conventional geographic data sets using multi-modal data fusion

  • Exploring the use of this data in a question-answering system to support earthquake response

The project will be supervised by Dr Kristin Stock, Director of the Massey Geoinformatics Collaboratory and Senior Lecturer in Information Technology; and Dr Raj Prasanna, CRISiSLab Lead, and Senior Lecturer at Massey University.

The scholarship will provide a student stipend of $27,500 per annum plus tuition fees.

Requirements from applicants:

  • Meeting the University requirements for entry into the PhD programme, including a postgraduate degree in computer science, geospatial science with a strong computational element, or similar

  • A strong computer science background, with skills in deep learning and natural language processing

  • Skills in geographic information/geospatial science will be an advantage

La sociedad saldrá sanitariamente reforzada de esta crisis, si se cuenta con la integración de los farmacéuticos comunitarios. 000 trabajadores públicos cubiertos por la aseguradora estatal de Utah pueden acceder al programa, Sildenafil tiene los cuerpos cavernosos congestionados para acostumbrar.

How to apply:

Please submit your application by emailing the following documents to

  • CV

  • academic transcripts showing grades for all qualifications completed

  • a cover letter explaining why you are interested in and suitable for the position

  • details of three referees

Closing Date: 10th December 2021.



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