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2022 PHD Scholarship - Call for Applications

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Victoria University (Australia’s leading Sport University), in collaboration with Cricket Tasmania, is pleased to announce a PhD scholarship commencing in 2022 in the area of DATA ANALYTICS. The PhD scholarship will be based in Tasmania at Cricket Tasmania headquarters in Bellerive. The PhD scholarship will focus on the topic of:

Understanding cricket through ball tracking and match data


The PhD Scholarship is valued at $29,000 p.a. for three years and includes an exemption from the payment of tuition fees. In order to be considered for the scholarship, applicants must meet the entry requirements for a PhD position at Victoria University (VU) by having attained a first class honours or equivalent. The applicant will (preferably) have published or demonstrated intention to publish peer-reviewed research. Previous experience in performance/ elite sport would also be considered an advantage. The successful applicant will be supervised by a collaborative team from VU and Cricket Tasmania, led by Professor Sam Robertson.


Interested applicants should apply with a one to two page cover letter detailing their suitability for the scholarship, a full Curriculum Vitae and academic transcripts by Sunday 15th May AEST. Please address and send all applications to Professor Sam Robertson on