CSIRO-UQ INRM PhD Program 2010-11
This form must be completed for each proposal and submitted to the INRM PhD Program
coordinator (see Section D). Proposals should not exceed the word / page limits and please
supply only the information requested.
Section A – Summary of PhD Research Proposal
Project description (Aims and project outline - maximum 300 words)
Strategic importance of the research in the field of integrated natural resource
management science (Maximum 300 words)
What contribution/ impact would this project have in natural resource management?
(Maximum 300 words)
Proposed location of the PhD student:
Project Plan and Operating budget: (Attach as an appendix- see guidelines at the end of this
SECTION B – Details of Supervision Team
Brief description of the immediate supervision team’s composition. Give names,
affiliations, locations, expertise, roles. (Maximum 1 page. Also attach supervisors’ brief
CVs, including recent and relevant publications, as an appendix).
Section C - Appendices
Please attach the following appendices:
Appendix 1: Project Plan and Operating budget (maximum 4 pages + budget tables,
addressing the headings below)
1. Project title
2. Aims and background
Describe the aims and background of the proposal.
3. Approach and methodology
Outline the conceptual framework, design and methods and demonstrate that
these are adequately developed, well integrated and appropriate to the aims of
4. Significance and innovation
Describe how the research is significant in relation to integrated natural resource
Describe how the anticipated outcomes will advance the knowledge base and
why the proposal aims and concepts are novel and innovative.
Detail what new methodologies or technologies will be developed in the course
of the project.
Appendix 2: Supervisors’ brief CVs, including recent and relevant publications.
Appendix 3: Applicant’s CV, including the contact details of 2 referees
Appendix 4: Applicant’s academic record
SECTION D – Submission
All documentation relating to an individual proposal must be assembled into one word or
Please name the file as follows: Applicant name.docx or .doc or pdf
Please see http://www.csiro.au/science/INRM-program.html and
http://www.science.uq.edu.au/scholarships-inrm for further information
Proposals should be submitted to Lisa Brennan (Lisa.Brennan@csiro.au) by 21 March