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School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment DECRA Project

Future student scholarship

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

Building and planning


Australian or New Zealand and International

What you'll receive

The value of this scholarship is $27,596 (per annum, tax exempt and indexed annually).

This award is to be used to support research and living expenses.

This scholarship is paid fortnightly for the period of 3 years and tuition fee waivers are available for international applicants.


You must have one of the following:

  • a completed a high-quality honours degree in:
    • construction management
    • quantity surveying
    • civil engineering
    • psychology
    • statistics
    • other relevant disciplines.
  • a coursework masters degree with at least 25% research
  • a research master degree from a recognised institution or equivalent overseas qualifications.

You must have a background in one of:

  • construction
  • built environment
  • civil engineering
  • psychology
  • mathematics and statistics.

You should show strong qualitative and quantitative research skills with interests in:

  • mental health issues
  • Bayesian networks
  • agent-based modelling.

Previous experience in journal or conference publications will be preferred.

The candidate can be an international or domestic applicant who can start as soon as possible.

How to apply

In the first instance, for further information, or to discuss this research project, please contact Dr Carol Hon.

Your email should include an:

  • up-to-date CV
  • academic transcript
  • research proposal (1 page)
  • English Language Proficiency Level (international applicants only).

For information regarding QUT admission and scholarship application process, please visit our step-by-step application guide.

What happens next?

This scholarship will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Please contact us for more information about the scholarship or application process.

About the scholarship

The School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment (CEBE) in the Science and Engineering Faculty is offering a PhD scholarship to conduct innovative research to improve mental health and safety in the construction industry.

The successful candidate will commence the PhD study as soon as possible and will contribute to the following research project supported by QUT and an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery for Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA): Improving Mental Health and Safety in the Construction Industry: A Bayesian Network and Agent-based Modelling Approach.

Contact us

Science and Engineering Faculty - Research Scholarships

3138 7693
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 7693
Postal address
QUT Science and Engineering Faculty
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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