Faculty Scholarships and Awards

Faculty specific scholarships and awards for graduate researchers.

Faculty Scholarships

Call for Expressions of Interest: PhD Scholarship Resilient Melbourne/Resilient Communities

In the face of growing climate, economic and social risks, fostering social cohesion within local communities and neighborhoods is increasingly important. Communities with strong connections are known to recover faster and more fully from shock events. In metropolitan Melbourne, rapid growth and entrenched development models have resulted in new communities forming at unprecedented rates and with significant pressures and stresses on residents.

Resilient Melbourne, which was originally instigated by a grant from 100 Resilient Cities – pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, is exploring this challenge through partnerships with five development sites that are seeking to enhance community resilience through the built form and innovative models of social engagement.

Research undertaken through this scholarship will support Resilient Melbourne to understand resilience outcomes achieved, and what else might be possible, through the lens of these sites and beyond. The research may further identify implications for policy and practice if concepts of resilience are to be a priority for future planning and property development across metropolitan Melbourne.

For more information including how to lodge an expression of interest. Expressions of interest close 30th June 2020.

Faculty awards

Dean's Prize for Best Publication for Graduate Researchers

This prize is awarded annually to the graduate researcher with the best refereed publication. Publications that have been included in the Faculty’s annual publication collection are automatically considered for this prize.

First prize is valued at $2000; second prize is valued at $1000. The prize is awarded at the Annual Deans Honours Award Night.

Please use the links below to enter your publications by 20th December of the year of publication.

John Grice Prize (Architecture)

This prize is awarded for excellence in a PhD or MPhil thesis by a graduate research candidate in architecture. All eligible theses are automatically considered.

Ellis Stones Memorial Award (Landscape Architecture)

This prize is awarded for the best piece of published research on landscape architecture for the calendar year of the award. Eligible publications are automatically considered.

Chartered Institute of Building Research Award

This prize is awarded for excellence in building research. Eligible publications are automatically considered.

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