In August 2017, Monash University announced that 18 new behaviour change PhD scholarships would be offered for the first time through the Monash Graduate Research Industry Partnership (GRIP) program.
Developing a new cohort
The Behaviour Change GRIP will bring the partners together with talented PhD candidates to co-design and deliver new interdisciplinary behaviour change approaches to help solve public policy issues.
Successful candidates will gain experience working in collaboration with government agencies and build skills that will enable them to comfortably straddle the worlds of academia, government and industry. As a new cohort, they will also learn from each other by sharing their experiences.
There is strong demand for behavioural experts around the world as more and more government and industry leaders, including those who are committed to the Sustainable Development Goals, begin to recognise that their programs are more likely to succeed if they are underpinned by an understanding of human behaviour – and how to influence it.
The Behaviour Change GRIP seeks to fill this need by developing a new cohort of PhD-qualified researchers and practitioners with sophisticated and adaptive research skills.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment with some of Monash University’s leading academics.
Expression of Interest are now CLOSED. Interviews will commence in November 2017 with candidates due to commence in February 2018.