The Department of Geography and Planning, Macquarie University, has two PhD scholarships available to domestic and international candidates.


Scholarship 1

Project Name:

Housing & Community Development (Macquarie Park)

 

Project Description:

The project will investigate urban planning, housing and community development in the Macquarie University Station Precinct with a view to providing strong foundations for strategic understanding of urban form, structure and function in the area for key stakeholders in local government, community and the university. Applicants should be qualified in urban planning, urban geography or a closely related field with a strong record in community-based research.

 

Contact:

Associate Professor Kristian Ruming

kristian.ruming@mq.edu.au

+61 2 9850 8393

 

Scholarship 2

Project Name:

Macquarie-Ryde Futures Project - Social Inclusion and Building Resilience

 

Project Description:

The project will investigate the ways in which local government initiatives engage with the challenges of building community resilience, arresting social vulnerability and facilitating the development of inclusive communities to support people affected by disabilities, prejudice or other factors. The research will inform key stakeholders in local government, community and the university. Applicants should be qualified in an appropriate social science discipline with a strong record in community-based research.

 

Contact:

Professor Richard Howitt

richie.howitt@mq.edu.au

+61 2 9850 8386

 

Applications close 14 November.

 

Both project are co-funded by City of Ryde Council as part of the Macquarie-Ryde Futures Project. The MQRES full-time stipend rate is $26,288 per annum (in 2016 tax exempt, for up to 3 years (indexed annually). For international candidates, the scholarship includes Macquarie University tuition fees for up to three years.

 

Details on how to apply can be found on the Macquarie University scholarship page: https://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-and-research-degrees/scholarships/hdr-scholarships-for-domestic-and-international



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Assoc. Prof. Kristian Ruming

Department of Geography and Planning
Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
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