History and purpose
This scholarship forms part of the broader work of the Te Pūnaha Matatini Complexity, Risk and Uncertainty research theme (to replace the Complex Data Analytics theme in 2017) and will be located in Victoria University’s Science in Society group, which is led by Rebecca Priestley and Rhian Salmon.
A first class or high second class Honours or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline and:– a demonstrated interest in/understanding of science, science communication, or public engagement with science– experience with mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) research– high levels of motivation and the ability to work and communicate with a wide range of individuals with multiple disciplinary backgrounds– cultural competency in tikanga Māori or cultural awareness of other indigenous cultures would be an advantage.Number of awards offered
Tuition fees (for a domestic or international student) and a stipend of $27,000 per annum.Tenure of award
Three years.Closing date for applications
Applications will be open until 28 February 2017 (unless filled prior).How to apply:
Applicants should complete the Victoria University of Wellington PhD Admission and Scholarship application online and clearly indicate they wish to apply for Te Punaha Matatini: The reflexive scientist scholarship.Please address any queries to Rebecca Priestley at Rebecca.Priestley@vuw.ac.nz.What conditions are attached to acceptance of this Award?
Applicants must have the entry requirements for a PhD in the Faculty of Science and be accepted as a PhD student in the Faculty of Science.