Graduate Studies

2017 Monash PhD in Indigenous Cultures and Histories

A PhD position is being sought in the Indigenous Cultures and Histories doctoral program in conjunction with the Deep Time Indigenous Ecologies Focus Program, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, and the Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation to explore the history and/ or archaeology of the Taungurung people of Central Victoria. Potential doctoral…

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Monash Bioethics Centre plays key role in development of first international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has just released the first comprehensive international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics.*    Development of these guidelines was a project of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics, which is currently chaired by Monash University Professor Michael Selgelid who is also Director of the Monash Bioethics Centre.   The goal of the guideline development…

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First Australians lived through the Ice Age: what must we learn for our future?

For over 60,000 years Aboriginal Australians lived and thrived in the Australian landscape. They had sophisticated and complex social systems with languages and religions that were unrecognisable to 19th century Europeans. Today, more of the ingenuity and wisdom in Aboriginal Australian’s practices and knowledge systems is being uncovered – revealing significant potential solutions for our imminent…

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Monash alumni launch new Australian women in film festival March 2017

Monash Arts Film & Screen Studies PhD alumni Sian Mitchell, Kirsten Stevens, Whitney Monaghan and Janice Loreck are behind the inaugural Melbourne Women in Film Festival (view the trailer) launching 3-4 March 2017 at Melbourne’s Treasury Theatre, the former State Film Centre. We explore the reasons behind why they started the festival and some of its highlights. Firstly, what got…

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New Monash Rudewych PhD Scholarships Advertised

In June 2014 Victor and Maria Rudewych donated $1.52 million to support, in part, university research and teaching in Ukrainian Studies in Australia. In fulfilment of one of the wishes of the donors, the benefaction will be used in part to fund up to four three-year PhD scholarships in Ukrainian Studies or in related fields…

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Graduate Tourism Program students participate in ITB Berlin

Students in the Master of Tourism and Master of International Sustainable Tourism Management programs recently spent a week in Berlin, Germany, as part of their ‘international industry engagement program”. Each student received a $500 travel grant from Monash Abroad to attend the symposium. “Being around passionate knowledgeable people” “My experience attending ITB Berlin was incredible.…

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Youth unemployment on the agenda in Washington

Australian youth unemployment will be a Monash University student’s focus at the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC this month. Master of International Relations student, Jordan Wren, and her five peers make up the Global Voices World Bank and IMF Australian Youth Delegation. The group encourages youth activity…

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Joint PhD Programs

We  offer joint PhD programs with four universities throughout Europe, aimed at attracting the very best research candidate. Programs are available with: University of Bologna (Italy) Goethe University (Germany) Free University of Berlin (Germany) University of Warwick (UK)  The joint programmes are aimed at building strategic global collaborations that  create opportunities for students to engage with international experts and gain…

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