PhD Scholarship at Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia

  • 04 Jan 2012
  • 31 May 2012
  • Charles Sturt University, NSW
PhD Scholarship at Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia

The School of Communication and Creative Industries (SCCI) at Charles Sturt University is offering an exciting opportunity for a fully-funded three year PhD Research Compact Funded Scholarship.

Scholarship Details
The 3-year scholarship is set at the same level as an Australian Postgraduate Award (currently $23,728) per year and is open to both Australian and International students ( http://www.csu.edu.au/international/why-csu).
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to choose a specific topic of his or her interest in consultation with the supervisor of the project, Dr Edward H. Spence. The research to be undertaken will be in the combined disciplines of applied philosophy and applied ethics in the fields of Media and New Media, including the philosophy and/or ethics of Communication and Information Technologies.

Qualifications
Applicants will have obtained a relevant Honours degree or a Master?s degree by research with a strong component in philosophy and/or ethics.

Research Environment
The School of Communication and Creative Industries (SCCI), one of the leading centres of communication and media studies in Australia, is located in Bathurst, a lively inland city with close proximity to Sydney, in New South Wales, Australia ( http://www.visitbathurst.com.au/). Charles Sturt University is the host institution for the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE). The successful candidate will also have contact and access to the research resources of the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University, located in Canberra. http://www.cappe.edu.au/

Admission Information
Application for admission to CSU can be made to the Admissions Office via www.csu.edu.au/apply<http://www.csu.edu.au/apply>. Further information about CSU's courses is available at www.csu.edu.au<http://www.csu.edu.au>. Scholarship applicants should use the Postgraduate Research Scholarship Application Form available on the CSU Research Office website at http://www.csu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/188405/Scholarships-Application-Form-311011.pdf . Information regarding research at CSU can be found at http://www.csu.edu.au/research/home

Commencement Date
Scholarship students are expected to enrol at the end of the June 2012 intake. Applicants are encouraged to attach a sample of their written work.

Contact for Further Information
Applications for scholarships (on the form mentioned above) should be made to Edward Spence (by mail or email) by 31 May, 2012:

Dr Edward Howlett Spence
Postal Address: Charles Sturt University, Panorama Avenue Bathurst, NSW 2795, Australia
Email: espenceATcsu.edu.au
Telephone Enquiries: Office +61 2 6338 4520; Mobile: +61 (0) 415 849 051

*Please Note: Application forms should not be forwarded to the Research Office.

Contributed Paper Sessions

Contributed papers should normally be scheduled as 55 minute sessions, with approximately 30 minutes for presentation and 25 minutes for questions and discussion.

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