The College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities are offering a number of Tuition Fee Waivers for successful PhD applicants commencing January 2023.
We welcome applications and research proposals for PhD Museum Studies in the following research areas.
Please read the list of supervisor's research interests below and, if any of these areas are of interest to you, prepare your proposal using our Research Proposal Form and submit your online PhD application following the guidelines under our How To Apply section towards the bottom of the web page.
Supervisors and their research interests
Dr Gemma Angel
History and anthropology of the medical museum; history and anthropology of the crime museum and criminological collections; medical heritage ethics; human remains in museums and collections; the anthropology of death, dying and disposal with a focus on heritage; the European tattoo (history and practice); contemporary bioart practice; object-oriented ontologies; object studies; material anthropology; micromuseums and micromuseology; knowledge-making in scientific collections; Mad Studies with a focus on heritage and contemporary museum practice; mental illness and the museum.
Dr Alice Tilche
Indigenous art and curatorship; arts-based, ethnographic and collaborative methodologies; art and activism / socially engaged art / decolonial practices; ethnographic museum collections; community museums and art projects in international contexts.
Dr Yunci Cai
Cultural politics of museums and heritage in Asia; critical museology / critical heritage studies in Asia; indigenous peoples and their cultural heritage in the Asian context; decolonising Indigenous scholarship.