Dec 2, 2011

PhD Scholarship for research on either the Environmental or Maritime History of Southeast Asia

A fully funded three and half year PhD scholarship is available to work under the supervision of Professor James Warren, who is coordinating one research stream of a 7-year Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) anchored at McGill University entitled 'The Indian Ocean World: The Making of the First Global Economy in the context of Human–Environment Interaction'. For further information please download the flyer here

The Asia Research Centre provides high quality training to postgraduate students. In-house seminars, seminars held in cooperation with other institutions at Murdoch University, and visits to the Centre by eminent scholars, policy-makers and industry representatives ensure that postgraduates interact in a stimulating and supportive environment.

The Centre encourages application from potential doctoral students.

As a first step, prospective students should acquaint themselves with staff expertise outlined on this web site. This should give some indication of whether or not the topic being proposed falls within the range of interests and capacities of the Centre.

If this looks to be the case, prospective applicants should address the thesis proposal structure laid out below. Potential students are required to submit a thesis proposal (no more than 8 pages) in keeping with the headings outlined in the following PDF document entitled "Phd Thesis Proposal".

Please note that this proposal is not a formal application for admission to Murdoch University. The admission process information is available at for international students and for domestic students.

Scholarship options for international students include AusAID, and Endeavour Awards,

Asia Research Centre postgraduates are eligible to apply for both the ST Leong Memorial Scholarship and School of Social Sciences and Humanities Bursary to help fund their fieldwork.

Please e-mail thesis proposals to the Postgraduate Coordinator of the Asia Research Center at with a copy to the Centre’s Administrative Officer, Mrs Tamara Dent at

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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