This ARC Linkage project investigates the provision of a blockchain-based
solution for protecting the intellectual property and provenance of visual
art, and ways to empower its economic, cultural, and social value and
benefits. Building on interdisciplinary synergies between creative and IT
practices, we will interrogate the efficacy, risks and governance surrounding
this global technology, and produce vital new knowledge for engaging with
risks and opportunities in the digital economy.
Stipend of AUD $32,000.00
Maximum period of tenure of an award is 3 years. Periods of study already
undertaken towards the degree will be deducted from the period of tenure.
To be eligible applicants must:
have completed a research-based postgraduate qualification in a discipline
related to the project (e.g. Information Systems, Artificial
Intelligence, Data Science, Computer Science, Computational Mathematics);
ideally be either an Australian citizen or permanent resident;
be eligible to be enrolled in full-time on-campus;
not be in receipt of similar funding from the Australian Government;
be native English speakers and/or meet UniSQ’s English Language
Requirements for International applicants;
commence the PhD program in 2023.
The successful applicant will:
Have a strong academic record and hold a qualification equal to an
Australian research postgraduate degree (Research Master or Honours);
Have completed study and/or other experience in the topic discipline;
Be enthusiastic and highly motivated;
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Have good standing conference/journal publications in the topic areas.
How to apply
To apply, please ensure you have digital copies of the below information:
Curriculum vitae; encompassing any research presentations and/or
Preliminary Research Thesis Topic Proposal (DOTX 153KB), to be completed
with contact Prof Jianming Yong or Dr Mahdi Fahmideh;
Education qualifications (testamur and academic transcripts for all
undergraduate and postgraduate awards;
Application must be made via the UniSQ Scholarship Application Management
System by the closing date;
If you require assistance in completing your application please download
the Scholarship Online Application Manual (PDF 2.14MB).
Closing Date: 30 June 2023
30 June 2023
Further information about this scholarship can be obtained from Prof Jianming
Yong or Dr Mahdi Fahmideh.