Faculty of Arts: Geography and Planning - Housing & Community Development (Macquarie Park)

Faculty of Arts: Geography and Planning - Housing & Community Development (Macquarie Park)


Geography and Planning

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.

The project is co-funded by City of Ryde Council as part of the Macquarie-Ryde Futures Project

Associate Professor Kristian Ruming
+61 2 9850 8393

This scholarship/s is/are available to eligible candidates to undertake:

  • Direct entry into a 3 year PhD program.

The value and tenure of the scholarship/s is/are:

  • 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/four

Applicants will need to Apply for a research degree and scholarship at Macquarie University and arrange for two academic referee reports to be submitted to the Higher Degree Research Office.

The form can be downloaded from the Forms page.

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants are expected to have a record of excellent academic performance and preferably, additional relevant research experience and/or peer-reviewed research activity, awards and/or prizes in line with the University’s scholarship rating guidelines.

Refer to the Rating Scholarship Applicants section for more information about these guidelines.Macquarie University will advise the successful applicant of entitlements at the time of scholarship offer.

Please quote the scholarship code on your application .

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