UQ offers PhD scholarships on water for equality and wellbeing
The scholarship is a tax-free stipend available for three years and candidates will be co-supervised by their relevant UQ School and the GCI as part of the UQ Water for Equality and Wellbeing Initiative. Applications must be submitted to the UQ Graduate School by 22 April (11:55pm AEST).
Successful applicants will join a multi-disciplinary team of researchers at UQ addressing the challenges of water quality, quantity, protection delivery and equality, and its influence on environmental hygiene and community health and wellbeing.
PhD candidates will be part of a cohort experience through the Global Change Institute, which will include discussion groups, peer exchange, skill-building workshops, transdisciplinary training, placements in relevant organisations, co-supervision, special guest speakers and opportunities to engage in GCI Sustainable Water events.
The UQ Water for Equality and Wellbeing Initiative
The Global Change Institute has established the UQ Water for Equality and Wellbeing Initiative to enhance The University of Queensland’s recognition as the lead Australian university in water and health research and application through its researchers and the training facility provided by the International WaterCentre.
This initiative supports GCI’s Sustainable Water Program, which seeks to address the complexities of the global water challenge through innovation, education and engagement.
Further information about the UQ Water for Equality and Wellbeing Initiative, including involved academics is available at http://www.gci.uq.edu.au/uq-water-equality-and-wellbeing.