Cross-disciplinary PhD project - wildlife to well being

Opportunity Type: 
Student Opportunity
Closing Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

A 3-year, truly cross-disciplinary PhD project, with supervision from five distinct discipline areas is available early next year with the TechnEcology Research Network.

The PhD will draw its data from a citizen science project and social surveys that TechnEcology is leading with partners in the Arthur Rylah Institute, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, and Land for Wildlife.

A full project description can be found at:

Essential criteria include:

  • One or more peer reviewed publications or other substantive public outputs.
  • Experience in collecting and analysing data from one or more of the relevant fields.
  • Capacity to implement research in collaboration with a range of stake-holders (government agencies, private landholders, conservation groups etc.).
  • Strong written communication skills in English language, including the capacity to write research results into papers for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of capacity for cross-disciplinary research spanning two or more of the focal areas (Ecology, Information Technology, Health, Economics, Social research).

For more information about this scholarship, please contact Prof Don Driscoll (  

    Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 31 January 2019.