The Engaged PhD
Engaged PhD Pathways
Each pathway includes essential components to be completed during Stages 2 and 3; selected from a range of options.
- A master class on teaching methodology
- An analytical methodologies MOOC
- The Tutoring@UniSA workshop
- The opportunity for paid teaching for two study periods or semesters
- Pieces of reflective and thinking work developed in conjunction with academic or peer mentors that support a teaching performance portfolio.
- An Ethics and Governance or Policy Development MOOC
- The LEAP module on Public Policy
- A private, government or University work or community engagement experience
- A portfolio.
- A MOOC or UniSA course on Globalisation or Politics
- A networking master class
- The LEAP module on Global Sustainability
- An international visit; or work experience with a non-government organisation or community group
- A portfolio.
- A MOOC on Entrepreneurial Commercialisation
- A LEAP module on Entrepreneurship or Research Commercialisation
- A masterclass on Entrepreneurial Commercialisation
- Industry or University work experience
- A portfolio.
- Masterclasses on critical tools and approaches in practitioner research e.g. systematic
- Reviews, clinical audit, e-health recording, and evidence-based practice
- Work experience or a community engagement activity with a clinical mentor
- A portfolio that includes reflective and evaluation component.
Participation in this pathway will be restricted to students with a clinical background who wish to incorporate research into clinical practice.
Want to participate in activities from more than one pathway?
An option for ‘blended’ pathways exists – in consultation with their supervisors, the Dean: Research Education and the Division of Health Sciences Research Office, students can choose to blend pathways to suit their interests and career goals. This may result in participating in training options from more than one pathway. All students, whether undertaking a single or blended pathway, will need to complete the core requirements of Stage 1-2 workshops; coursework; masterclasses; work experience or community engagement; and a portfolio.
Areas of study and research
- Health Research
- Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA)
- Centre for Cancer Biology
- Centre for Drug Discovery and Development
- Centre for Population Health Research
- Centre of Research Excellence for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Rural and Remote High Risk Populations
- International Centre for Allied Health Evidence
- Medicine and Device Surveillance CRE
- Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre
and Social Sciences
- Art, Architecture and Design
- Communication, International Studies and Languages
- Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
- Hawke Research Institute
- Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety
- Australian Centre for Child Protection
- Barbara Hardy Institute
- Centre for Research in Education
- Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
- Centre for Islamic Thought and Education
- International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
- Research Centre for Languages and Cultures
- Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour (sd+b)
IT, Engineering and
- Future Industries Institute
- UniSA College