Scholarships

The Creative Lab is currently offering a number of scholarship opportunities for candidates with an excellent academic track record to work with supervisors who are internationally recognised leaders in their disciplines.

We are seeking outstanding candidates to start in early 2020.

Interest applicants are required to submit an application as part of the QUT Annual Scholarship Round, ensuring their proposal clearly outlines the project’s connection to the Creative Lab opportunity of interest.

Please see How To Apply.

If you have enquiries about undertaking a postgraduate degree in Creative Practice please contact Dr Sean Maher.

The scholarship round will close on September 30, 2019.

Please contact the Principal Supervisor below to discuss developing an application for these opportunities.

PhD Scholarship on ARC Linkage Project

The Role of the Creative Arts in Regional Australia: A Social Impact Model

There is an opportunity for a candidate with an excellent academic track record to receive a PhD scholarship which is attached to an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant (LP180100477) and explores the impact of arts engagement in communities in regional Australia with a specific focus on education, health and economic outcomes.  The project will work with communities in central/western Queensland and north-west Tasmania.  This three-year PhD study will commence in February 2020.  The candidate would be mentored by Principal Supervisor Associate Professor Sandra Gattenhof.  More information here: ARC Linkage on The Role of the Creative Arts in Regional Australia

 

QUT Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts PhD Scholarship

The Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts facilitates scholarly collaboration in the field of art history theory.  The opportunity exists for a candidate to undertake a PhD in one of the two areas of interest – Out of the frame: the origins of interdisciplinary artistic practices in Berlin 1919-1925 OR The question of the “Indigenous” in Brisbane art since the Campfire Group and Proppa Now.  These opportunities will be mentored under principal supervisor Professor Andrew McNamara.  More information here: PhD Scholarship QUT Brisbane Consortium for Visual Arts

 

Art + Science Scholarships

There are a number of Creative Lab Scholarship opportunities which sit in the Arts+Science intersection and will explore creative practice and its role and impact into the STEM disciplines.  The candidates will be supported by supervisors who are internationally recognised leaders in their disciplines.

 

Creative Practice / Robotics

Led by the Creative Lab’s Director Professor Louis-Philippe Demers with Professor in Robotics and Discipline Leader of Robotics and Autonomous Systems Professor Jonathan Roberts, there are two scholarship opportunities for projects which seeks to employ creative practice to explore/engage aspects of robotics science and electrical engineering. More information: Creative Lab – Robotics Scholarship

 

Creative Practice / Ecology

Set within the Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF) this scholarship will fund a candidate who will utilise a substantial portion of creative practice to engage with aspects of the ecological sciences and conservation underway at SERF.  Supervised by a transdisciplinary team led by internationally recognised artist-researcher Dr Keith Armstrong from the School of Creative Practice with associate supervisor Professor Jennifer Firn, a Science & Engineering Professor who specialises in restoration ecology.  More information: Creative Lab – SERF Scholarship

 

Creative Writing / Science

This scholarship will support a practice-led creative project grounded in scientific inquiry which has the potential to produce high impact research.  Potential projects could include narrative medicine, climate crisis, digital storytelling, genre and science, narrative and community engagement. The candidate will be mentored by a leading team comprising of creative writer Associate Professor Kari Gislason who works across both fiction and non-fiction in co-supervision with Director of of the Centre in Regenerative Medicine Distinguished Professor Dietmar Hutmacher.  More information: Creative Lab – Creative Writing Scholarship

 

Indigenous Creative Practice / Biotechnology

This is a unique opportunity to engage in an Indigenous PhD project which intersects creative practice with biotechnology to form innovative outcomes.  Led by Indigenous multidisciplinary artist Dr Leah King-Smith in co-supervision with Director of of the Centre in Regenerative Medicine Distinguished Professor Dietmar Hutmacher, your supervisors will assist you in engaging Indigenous research methodologies and innovative cross-disciplinary approaches.  More information: Creative Lab – Creative Practice Scholarship

 

For more information about the Creative Lab  please contact Professor Louis-Philippe Demers.