2012 PhD SCHOLARSHIPS: FOOD ETHICS PROJECT
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of
Adelaide welcomes applications for higher degree (PhD) scholarships in all disciplines, including for a research project examining people's views on food ethics. The successful candidate will be associated with the ARC Discovery Project (2011-13) entitled "What Shall We Have for Tea? Toward a New Discourseof Food Ethics in Contemporary Australia?" which examines a range of topics in
food ethics (e.g., vegetarianism, local foods, organics, and GM food) in their historic and philosophical contexts within Australia (see
http://www.hss.adelaide.edu.au/historypolitics/research/research_groups/food_ethics.html, for more details) Topics can be historically or philosophically focused, and supervised either through the Discipline of History or the Discipline of Philosophy, with appropriate associate supervision. For more details, please contact A/Prof Rachel A. Ankeny <rachel.ankenyATadelaide.edu.au>
Eligibility: applicants will have a minimum of Honours 2A(1) result in a
relevant discipline and will not currently be enrolled in a research
higher degree at the University of Adelaide. Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Australia before commencing their studies.
Stipend: the scholarship will be for 3-3.5 years and has a stipend
ranging from $23,728-27,650 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.
For more scholarships and to apply, visit
www.hss.adelaide.edu.au/research/students/ and see the section
"Looking for a Scholarship?"