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Department of Ancient History Undergraduate Scholarship

Page last published: 11 Jul 2013

The Department of Ancient History is offering one undergraduate scholarship for Semester 1, 2014.

The Scholarship of $1000 is available to an undergraduate student to assist in the development of a 3D Laser and Printing Project which will result in an exhibition of printed replica artefacts.

The Scholarship is for 6 months in Semester 1, 2014 and will equate to approximately 35 hours of work.

Prerequisites:
  • Essential
  • Experience with safe handling of ancient artefacts
  • Demonstrated experience with digital media, creation, production and dissemination
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team
  • Self-motivation to work to deadlines and produce independent results
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Desirable
  • Experience with 3D model creation, editing and printing
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with a wide range of people
Project - provide assistance with:
  • Selection - of a suitable themed set of objects for analysis demonstrating the relative strengths and weaknesses of the 3D scanning and printing technology
  • Scanning - using 3D surface scanning and / or CT
  • Modelling & Production - create models and print the selected objects
Outcomes - provide assistance with:
  • Exhibition of scanned and printed objects including background material on techniques and processes used
  • Generation of an enduring dataset of 3D models of objects suitable for online display, teaching, research and printing
Application:
Applications should address the prerequisites and provide supporting material for both the Essential and Desirable categories. Applicants should also write a short narrative (up to 400 words) outlining their suitability and interest in the project as well as any information that they may consider relevant to the work.
  • Attach - CV, including academic record and practical experience
  • References – One reference from academic or industry personnel which address the prerequisites.
Submissions of Interest should be sent by 12 July 2013 via email to: