PhD Scholarship - Technology/Communications

Melbourne, Australia
£18237 per annum
29 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Technology Communication and Policy lab at the Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC) within RMIT University is calling for expressions of interest from prospective postgraduate research students.

About the PhD Scholarship

This scholarship opportunity is open to both local and international applicants. The successful applicant will work on a topic closely aligned with one or more of our four priority areas:

  • Digital inclusion
  • Spatial and locational dynamics of communication
  • Media and communication industry transformations
  • Automation, trust, and social aspects of artificial intelligence


To be considered for a scholarship you must:

  1. Hold (or be currently completing) a research-inclusive Masters degree, OR hold (or be currently completing) a first class honours degree in a relevant discipline.
  2. Meet RMIT's entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy.

Stipend: AUD $30,000p.a full-time for a period of three years, subject to indexation.

All local and international students are not required to pay tuition fees for the maximum duration of their candidature.

Further information
See the Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions for more information.

How to apply

Email Research Coordinator Hannah Withers on Within your application, please address the cover letter TCP Lab Director, Professor Julian Thomas.

Include with your email:

  1. Current CV including educational qualifications
  2. Brief statement outlining your proposed topic and which priority area it is aligned to

Closing date: 11pm, Sunday 1 October 2017