The Department of Geography and Planning, Macquarie University, has a PhD scholarship available in Urban Geography/Urban Planning.  The scholarship is open to domestic and international candidates.


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.



Associate Professor Kristian Ruming

+61 2 9850 8393


Application closing date: 15 April


The successful candidate MUST be enrolled at Macquarie University no later than 30 June 2017. 


The project is co-funded by City of Ryde Council as part of the Macquarie-Ryde Futures Project. The full-time stipend rate is $26,682 per annum (in 2017 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:



Assoc. Prof. Kristian Ruming

Department of Geography and Planning
Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
T: +61 2 9850 8314 | staff homepage |
Macquarie University

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