Masters by Research Scholarship in Construction Work Health and Safety

The project will apply complex systems theory-based models to understand the factors contributing to high potential safety incidents the construction industry to inform effective risk control and prevention.

Multiplex Masters by Research Scholarship - Improving risk control and prevention of high potential safety incidents in the construction industry.

This industry-funded scholarship provides a stipend of $34,841 per annum (pro-rata) for two years.

Applications are now open


One scholarship available

Open to domestic applicants and applicants in Australia at the time of application only.

Interested candidates should contact Distinguished Professor Helen Lingard ( to express interest in the project/scholarship. Please provide the following documentation:

  • a statement to outline your interest
  • an electronic copy of your academic transcripts, and
  • a CV that includes any publications and the contact details of 2 referees.

Applications will continue to be accepted until the place is filled.

The successful applicant will need to enrol (and maintain enrolment) in the Master of Applied Science (Built Environment) program at RMIT University to receive the scholarship.

This scholarship will be governed by RMIT's University Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

Distinguished Professor Helen Lingard (

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