[csaa-forum] Seven 2022 PhD Scholarships in Internet Studies at Curtin University

Tama Leaver tamaleaver at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 10:48:12 ACST 2021

Hi Everyone,

Seven targeted scholarships in the broad area of Internet Studies are now
open at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, aiming to begin in
2022. Please share this information widely with prospective students! There
are two Strategic Scholarships, and five RTP scholarships currently open.


The first two are Strategic Scholarships, which are open to Australian, New
Zealand and International applicants. Applications for the Strategic
Scholarships close on 13 August, but applicants are strongly advised to
discuss your application with the listed contact as soon as possible.

[1]  A socio-cultural inquiry into the child influencer industry


Contact: Professor Tama Leaver T.Leaver at curtin.edu.au (also working with
Associate Professor Crystal Abidin Crystal.Abidin at curtin.edu.au)

[2] Digital intimate publics: gendered social media groups and networks in
the Asian Pacific region


Contact: Dr Amy Dobson Amy.Dobson at curtin.edu.au


The remaining five targeted RTP scholarships are only open to Australian
and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, and applications close on
30 August 2021.

[3] Cultures and Economies of Internet Celebrities on Chinese Digital


Contact: Professor Mike Kent M.Kent at curtin.edu.au or A/Prof Crystal Abidin
Crystal.Abidin at curtin.edu.au

[4] Digital and social media and youth practices of activism and resistance


Contact: Dr Amy Dobson Amy.Dobson at curtin.edu.au

[5] Digital Disability Archive


Contact: Professor Katie Ellis Katie.Ellis at curtin.edu.au

[6] Ethical and Sociocultural Impacts of AI/Autonomous Machines as


Contact: Dr Eleanor Sandry E.Sandry at curtin.edu.au

[7] Social Movements on TikTok and Short Video Cultures


Contact: Dr Sky Croeser S.Croeser at curtin.edu.a <S.Croeser at curtin.edu.au>u
or A/Prof Crystal Abidin Crystal.Abidin at curtin.edu.au

To apply for the RTP project opportunities, applicants must submit an email
to the contact Project lead listed above. The email must include their
current curriculum vitae, a summary of their research skills and experience
and the reason they are interested in this specific project. The Project
Lead will select one preferred applicant for this project and complete a
Primary reference on their behalf. After confirmation from the Project Lead
that they will receive a primary reference for this project, the applicant
must submit an e-Application [
https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/research/#apply] for admission into
the applicable HDR course no later than 30th August 2021.

All RTP applicants must send an external referee template [
to their chosen external reference. All references are confidential and
must be submitted by the referee directly to
HDRSCH-applications at curtin.edu.au no later than 30th August 2021.

Scholarship applications submitted without a primary reference or a
completed application for admission will be considered incomplete. For
further information on the application process or for more RTP2022
scholarship project opportunities visit:

Professor Tama Leaver
Internet Studies Discipline Lead
School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry (MCASI)
Faculty of Humanities

Curtin University
GPO Box U1987 Perth WA Australia 6845
Ph: (+61 8) 9266 1258
Email: t.leaver at curtin.edu.au
Web: www.tamaleaver.net
Twitter: @tamaleaver <https://twitter.com/tamaleaver>
CRICOS Provider Code: 00301J (WA)
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