Innovation scholarships announced for Triple P

A new research initiative at The University of Queensland, the Triple P Innovation Precinct, has announced four scholarship positions.

The TPIP is an activity of the Parenting and Family Support Centre, led by Professor Matt Sanders, the founder of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program.

The TPIP will explore how Triple P can be applied to address some unique and interesting challenges.child-beach

Projects will explore how innovation in a system of child and family interventions (Triple P) can be applied to such things as improving the way people interact with the natural environment and the value of parenting programs in developing countries.

Projects undertaken with this group will involve collaboration with leading groups in research, industry, government, and philanthropy to create novel solutions for people in different parts of the world.

The project is offering four fully funded scholarships to the value of $25,849 per year (2015 rate) in stipend. (Two scholarships are for international candidates and include tuition fees and single Overseas Student Health Cover).

Entry Requirements

Candidates sought must meet UQ’s PhD entry requirements, with research experience in clinical psychology, knowledge of how to conduct a randomized control trial, and enthusiasm about working in an innovative and interdisciplinary environment.

We are also seeking candidates who value innovation and entrepreneurism and understand why these processes are important.

Candidates must also have a flair for science communication and place importance on engagement and undertaking research with impact.

Applications on Friday, June 26 with successful applicants informed on Friday, July 3, 2015

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