We are looking for talented interdisciplinary and collaborative students to undertake a PhD focusing on designing for Ageing Well social futures.
Aged societies are the future.
To design for these complex futures, we need interdisciplinary approaches that coalesce creatives, social scientists and biomed. RMIT offers unique social and creative solutions to ageing well with its expertise in ethnographic and thick data approaches, human-centred design; design for care and social impact; sociology of health; public health; action research and playful technology.
To be considered for the PhD Scholarship, applicants must hold or be currently completing:
If you do not hold one of the above qualifications, you will only be considered for scholarship if you have previous publications or significant research experience. All other applicants will be considered ineligible.
$30,900 per year for three years with a possible six-month extension.
Before applying for the Scholarship, contact the Design & Creative Practice ECP and establish if your research is aligned with RMIT’s research focus and strengths. Contact details are listed below.
All applicants should email the following to Distinguished Professor Larissa Hjorth:
The research proposal is a key part of the application process where applicants must demonstrate the value of their research and their suitability for scholarship selection.
Your proposal should be divided under the following headings:
If you have any questions, please contact Distinguished Professor Larissa Hjorth, Design & Creative Practice ECP Director, via email.