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Professor Tara Pukala

Badger Laboratories, room 222

University of Adelaide

North Terrace, Adelaide 

South Australia 5005

+61 8 8313 5497

Information for Students



Prospective students are invited to contact Tara to discuss possible projects.


Information for domestic and international postgraduate students, including scholarship opportunities, is available from the Adelaide Graduate Centre.


Several honours projects are available each year.  See the Faculty of Sciences webpage for more information on Honours degrees at the University of Adelaide.

Summer Research Scholarships are available to undertake a six week project over the summer vacation period. Opportunities for enthusiastic students to volunteer part time in the Pukala labs can also be arranged.

Information for Researchers



Postdoctoral positions will be advertised when funding is available. We are also happy to support motivated and talented candidates to apply for postdoctoral fellowships including The University of Adelaide Ramsay Fellowships (for Australians), ARC DECRA Fellowships (0–5 years post-PhD), ARC Future Fellowships (5–15 years post-PhD), Marie-Curie Global Fellowships (for EU nationals), and other relevant funding schemes to conduct research in the group.

The group works closely with many national and international collaborators across academia and industry. Please contact Tara to discuss opportunities for collaborative research projects.  

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