Centre for Architecture Theory Criticism History
School of Architecture

ATCH Call for PhD Candidates

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

ATCH Call for PhD candidates

Tue, 22/09/2015

The Architecture Theory Criticism History (ATCH) Research Centre in the School of Architecture at The University of Queensland, Australia, is seeking Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidates to commence in 2016.

We are seeking candidates for the following research projects. Full descriptions as well as other projects within ATCH and the wider School of Architecture are also available here

The architecture of the contemporary science museum

Supervisor: Professor Sandra Kaji-O’Grady

Interpreting Le Corbusier

Supervisor: Associate Professor Antony Moulis

Grave-to-Cradle: Rethinking the way we conserve heritage through 3D laser scanning

Supervisors: Dr Chris Landorf and Dr Kelly Greenop

Communities of Faith: Modern Church Architecture in Queensland 1950s-1970s

Supervisor: Dr Janina Gosseye

Picturesque Australasia

Supervisor: Professor John Macarthur

Scholarships are available for applicants with an outstanding academic record and demonstrated commitment to learning that are citizens of Australia or New Zealand, or permanent residents of Australia. Residency requirements for applicants outside Brisbane are open to negotiation.

Scholarships are available via a two stage process. Applicants first submit an expression of interest, and if approved by the school, are awarded a scholarship guarantee. They are then asked to apply through the usual UQ-wide scholarship process, after which they receive either a University or School scholarship. There is more on this process here.

Candidates who are interested in the topics listed above should submit the following (as one pdf document) by Friday, 9 October:

  • An academic CV
  • Evidence of academic results and GPA (or projected result, for current students) 
  • A statement (max 200 words) on why you are interested in the selected topic
  • A statement (max 200 words) on why you are well suited to the selected topic
  • The names and contact details of two academic referees

Please email the above to uqrhdarc@uq.edu.au. For those applicants selected to go forward, full documentation will need to be submitted to UQ’s Graduate School by 17:00 Friday, 23 October.

For further information contact Tanya Aherne t.aherne@uq.edu.au