Call for new HDR candidates, Deakin

Call for new HDR candidates, Deakin

HDR candidates in Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Closing date: September 30, 2020.

The Alfred Deakin Institute and Deakin Science and Society Network are seeking individuals that are passionate about pursuing Science and Technology Studies (STS) as part of a fully-funded and well-supported PhD program. STS is a multidisciplinary field that explores how cultural and political forces shape technology, scientific knowledge and society.

We are looking for prospective PhD or Masters of Research candidates with backgrounds including, but not limited to: sociology, anthropology, history, political science, criminology, biological or environmental science, genetics, epigenetics, law, media and cultural studies, gender studies, Indigenous studies, philosophy and critical race studies. Successful candidates will receive scholarships of $28,092 p.a. for 3 years (or 2 years for Masters). PhD students are eligible for up to $10,200 additional funding across their degree for research costs, conference attendance, fieldwork and completion costs, in addition to free travel and accommodation to attend the annual HDR summer school. Selected projects may also receive a top-up scholarship of an additional $10,000-$15,000 annually for 3 years.

To apply, please directly contact your preferred supervisor by September 30th, 2020, for candidature commencing in 2021. Applications for 2020 are also being accepted on a rolling basis from now until September 30th, to commence by November 2020.

Find further details, including details of potential topic areas and staff supervisors on the Deakin Science and Society Network website.