Media and Communication Practice Research Symposium (PRS) Asia

The PRS is a PhD program and a supervisory model for professional practitioners to: reflect on their practice; frame their practice; and rigorously engage with the next phase of their practice. M&C initiated their program in 2016, joining an already established Architecture PRS that meets biannually in Vietnam.

PRS Creative Writing candidates will have a solid publication record as writers (so, mid-career or established practitioners) and appropriate academic qualifications. The PRS captures the knowledge embedded in specific practice, and considers how a practitioner situates themselves within a body of knowledge and a community of practice. The practice IS the research. Candidates begin with a practice and a proposition (rather than a topic and a research question).

Milestones are heavily structured and include symposia twice a year mapped to conventional PhD milestones where candidates present to a peer panel. Symposia are held in April and September in Ho Chi Minh City.

For more information, please contact Dr Jessica Wilkinson

2018 Dates

PRS Asia
Held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
April and September.

Staff and Contacts

Current supervisors:

Professor David Carlin

Associate Professor Francesca Rendle-Short

Dr Jessica Wilkinson

Dr Michelle Aung-Thin

HDR administrator:

Corliss Chan- mediacommhdr@rmit.edu.au

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