Griffith University PhD Scholarship in Architectural History

About the scholarship

Griffith University’s architecture discipline welcomes applicants for a PhD scholarship in architectural history. The PhD project will complement research on the ARC-funded Future Fellowship recently awarded to A/Prof Andrew Leach (2012-16), which will investigate the status of architectural ideas in the contemporary city (focussed on Australia’s Gold Coast) in light of the recent history of architectural theory. There is scope for the PhD candidate to study any aspect of the intellectual history of architectural culture since the 1960s. Research may concentrate on material concerning the intellectual history of Australian architecture or an aspect of the broader development of architectural theory since the 1960s. Research may also focus on aspects of the Gold Coast case. Working principally under the supervision of A/Prof Leach, the PhD candidate will join a rapidly expanding architecture research community at an exciting moment in its development.

Enquiries most welcome.

Scholarship value and duration

Stipend is A$23,728 per annum (indexed) for up to three years.


Applicants to the PhD will be domestic (Australian/NZ) graduates holding a first class honours degree or equivalent in architecture, art history, planning or another discipline relevant to the project and otherwise fulfilling Griffith University’s requirements for entry to PhD candidacy.

Closing date: 8 October 2012

How to apply

Current Griffith University higher degree research students should send their completed proposal to: Maree Lauder, Administration Officer, Architecture Discipline, Applicants new to Griffith University should submit their completed proposal to Maree Lauder as above and complete the Griffith University online application for PhD candidature. For more details see:

More information

For more information, please contact: · A/Prof Andrew Leach, Griffith School of Environment,  +61 7 5552 7618,