Early Start PhD Scholarship (Closing: 12 December 2018)
A PhD Scholarship is available for an innovative project on the development of children's learning and cognition as a result of guided and unguided play-based activities in the Early Start Discovery Space. The main goal of the project is to determine the longer-term effectiveness of the Discovery Space for children's learning, and think about ways to further improve its effectiveness.
The Scholarship is open to Australian and International applicants who meet UOW PhD entry requirements (Hons I or Masters) in the following fields: education (eg specific domains such as language and literacy, curriculum, policy, technology), health, psychology, child development, or language and linguistics.
Closing date: 12 December 2018
Commencement date: Autumn Session 2019 (Must commence by 30 March 2019)
School of Psychology PhD Scholarship
The University of Wollongong’s Faculty of Social Sciences is offering a PhD scholarship in connection with the Australian Research Council funded Discovery Project ‘Ready, steady, go: Infant motor development and cognition.’ The aim of the project is to examine the dramatic changes in cognition and motoric abilities occurring during infancy, utilising well-established and innovative measures of memory flexibility, motor development, and parent-infant communication.
Both domestic and international prospective students are encouraged to apply. This project would suit a candidate with:
• Honours degree or equivalent in Psychology or related discipline
• An interest in early child development and parent-child interactions
• Some experience handling experimental and observational data
• English language proficiency: IELTS of 6.5 or above or equivalent.
Closing date: Open until the position is filled.
Commencement date: Available for commencement in early 2019