Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC)
LIRC is known for its leading edge interdisciplinary research in law, social sciences and the humanities and is organised around six themes:
- Contesting Vulnerability
- Crime and Society
- Cultural Legal Studies
- Legal Ethics, Culture, Practice and Professionalism
- Legal Transpositions
- Social Justice and Global Forces
Photo © John Storey, 2008
VISITING PHD SCHOLAR PROGRAM
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2017
The Legal Intersections Research Centre invites applications from PhD students enrolled at other universities to visit LIRC for a minimum period of two weeks in 2017. The Visiting PhD Scholar Program aims to support high quality interdisciplinary PhD research in LIRC’s areas of research, to provide opportunities to PhD scholars from other universities to be involved in LIRC’s research activity and to support PhD scholars to form ongoing networks with LIRC academic and higher degree research (HDR) members. One visiting PhD scholarship of up to $1500 to cover the cost of travel to Wollongong and assist with living expenses in Wollongong during the program will be awarded. For further information on how to apply and for enquiries.
To support an exceptional PhD candidate in commencing their research career at UOW Law, the University is offering a top up grant of up to $10,000pa for three years in the priority area of criminal justice and issues relating to intoxication including alcohol and drug-related violence, anti-social behaviour and other forms of offending.
Applications close 5pm, 17 October 2016