Models of Intergenerational Learning and Living at QUT 2021

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Applications are ongoing for Models of Intergenerational Learning and Living at QUT 2021. Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is offering one (1) full time, three (3) year Ph.D. scholarship to undertake research into the Inclusive Campus Environments Project as part of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded Research Project, “An Inter-generational Learning and Living Campus: A New Model for Healthy Senior Living and Integrated School Communities across Urban and Regional Australia”.

Models of Intergenerational Learning and Living at QUT 2021

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Models of Intergenerational Learning and Living at QUT 2021

QUT Ph.D. project is designed to gather multidisciplinary (property economics, planning, and design) data, experience, and knowledge to design and test small case study projects or pilots embedded within the community applying experience and knowledge from successful national and international cases.

The project includes a review of existing literature and intergenerational programs. The data will be collected via key informant interviews and surveys.

The project may also include existing case study data collection via observations. The project produces a case study model that will be tested with key industry or government partners.

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The successful applicant will undertake their Ph.D. and will benefit from being part of a research team and working with other Ph.D. students and academics.

The applicant will work closely with supervisors and external industry advisors, on the NHMRC project studying intergenerational campus environments. This project has a number of interstate partners.

Location: QUT Business School, Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia.

Inclusive Campus Environments Project: Feasibility of Planning and Built Environment which integrate, co-situate, or connect existing education and senior living environments:

The Ph.D. project requires the collection of multidisciplinary (property economics, planning, and design) data, experience, and knowledge to design and test small case study projects embedded within the community applying experience and knowledge from successful national and international cases.

The project includes a review of existing literature of intergenerational programs, data collection of existing case studies, analyzing and mapping the data.

Research methods included, but not limited to, systematic literature review, interviews and surveys, case studies, and observations at intergenerational facilities.

The project overlaps with the initial development of the intergenerational model to ensure the integration of research findings to construct, cost, and evaluate the model.

Deadline

Applications close December 18, 2020.

Worth of Award

Accepted applicants will receive;

  • Research funded scholarship of $33,386 per annum for three years subject to satisfactory progress and full-time study mode.
  • An Australian Government Research Training Program Fees Offset Scholarship; that is a Higher Degree Research Tuition Fee Sponsorship for three years for domestic candidates or
  • A QUT Higher Degree Research Tuition Fee Sponsorship for three years for international candidates.

The Ph.D. is a full time for three years based at QUT’s Gardens Point campus, Brisbane, Australia, commencing as soon as possible.

Eligibility

You must have;

  • completion of undergraduate or coursework qualifications in a suitable built environment degree that meets the entry requirements for Ph.D. study at QUT

Ideally, you will also have (not necessary but preferred):

  • data collection and analyzing skills (quantitative and qualitative methods)
  • knowledge of spatial syntax mapping
  • skills to observe the built environment
  • knowledge of residential properties, schools, age care facilities (work experience in the property sector is beneficial)
  • capability to communicate with industrial partners, senior residents, young students, international academics, and partners.

Application

For more information about the scholarship or application process please contact hdr@qut.edu.au  or t.tyvimaa@qut.edu.au

For more information, visit the QUT Education webpage

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