PhD Scholarship: Integrating Urban Management with Disaster Risk Reduction

The successful candidate will address one or more elements complementary to the BNH CRC Project: Urban Planning for Natural Hazard Mitigation.

Candidates from a variety of backgrounds relevant to the study of the built environment and disaster risk management may apply.

Projects relevant to the overarching BNHCRC project above may include one or more of the following suggested themes:

  • Urban management and politics
  • Resilience of the built environment
  • Improved emergency management
  • Community Resilience
  • Analytical studies of Disasters
  • Particular hazards or hazard “types”
  • Comparative studies and international exemplars
  • Links between Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Ecological Sustainability

The student will be part of the wider network of PhD researchers within the BNH CRC and have access to key multi-disciplinary academics in the field.

Terms and conditions including leave provisions
The successful applicant will be required to attend key BNH CRC events at key times during the candidature.

Stipend amount and duration
$30,000 p.a. for 3.5 years.

Other allowances
The Faculty’s normal allowances will be offered to the successful candidate. These include fieldwork funding, conference grants, a computer, o ice space etc.

Fees
The application is open to both domestic (RTP covers fees) and international candidates (fee waiver approved).

Selection process for EOI
The follow information is required in addition to a formal application.

  • Presentation
  • Interview

Applications close
Tuesday 30 January 2018

Preferred commencement date for successful candidate
Before 31 March 2018

Scholarship Sponsor
Bush re and Natural Hazards CRC and Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

Research Associations
BNH CRC Project Urban Planning for Natural Hazard Mitigation

Potential Supervisor
Alan March

To find out more, or make an application, contact Dr Alan March by email using the button below.

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