Two PhD scholarship opportunities CSIRO/UQ

CSIRO, in collaboration with the University of Queensland, is offering 8 PhD scholarships for social researchers in the field of ‘Responsible Innovation’ for projects starting in the first half of 2019. There are projects on diverse topics, some of which might be of specific interest to the agri-food community, and which are being supervised from members of the Agri-Food Network. Specific topics of interest to the network include: new personalised foods and impacts for health; social, legal and ethical implications of the digital revolution in agriculture; and the impact of cultural diversity on the development and use of novel biological systems.

If you, or someone you know is looking for a post graduate research opportunity, this could be for you!. Please visit the website for further details of projects on offer, and for details of how to apply.

Projects of direct relevance to the network include:

1.      Shaping the Digital Revolution in Agriculture: Understanding Ethical, Legal and Social Implications. Supervised by Emma Jakku and Simon Fielke CSIRO), Kiah Smith and Kristen Lyons (UQ)

2.      The Impact of Cultural Diversity on the Development and use of Novel Biological Systems. Supervised by Lucy Carter and Marcus Barber (CSIRO), Kristen Lyons (UQ)


Applications close 31 January, 2019, with a start date scheduled for April.

Please contact Kristen Lyons for more information.

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