PhD Candidature in Food System Shocks at QUT

PHD Candidature Opportunity (2023)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is offering a PhD candidature opportunity to work within an ARC Discovery Project: ‘On-Farm Food System Shocks: Managing Transitions to Future Food Security’. The PhD candidate will conduct research in the social scientific fields of food and agriculture, sustainable food systems, food security and food waste, predominantly employing qualitative research methodologies. The research project requires a critical, ‘complex systems’ perspective with a theoretical focus on transitions to sustainability.  

Organisationally, the candidature is located within the QUT School of Management, Faculty of Business and Law, and the Centre for Agriculture and the Bioeconomy. The principal supervisor for the advertised candidature is Professor Carol Richards with Dr Rudi Messner as associate supervisor.  

The successful applicant must meet the PhD course entry requirements at QUT and will have the opportunity and supervisor support to apply for a PhD scholarship (application deadline: 31 March 2023).  

For further inquiry and expression of interest please contact: Professor Carol Richards – Sustainable Food Systems 


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