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10 February 2021

PhDs: Elegance or Mayhem? Reflections one year in

I can no longer say with any certainty what I thought a PhD would be like before I began. The way I see the world has changed.
Dr Nathan Deutscher wins the Ian Castles Alumni Prize
15 January 2021

An unexpected journey - into data and a niche career intersection

Dr Nathan Deutscher, a 2015 Sir Roland Wilson scholar, reflected on his scholarship experience and career trajectory, after receiving the Ian Castles Alumni Prize.
Pat Turner and scholars
14 December 2020

Inaugural Pat Turner scholar event

During NAIDOC week the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation (SRW) held the inaugural Pat Turner Scholar (PTS) professional development event.
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25 November 2020

Foundation welcomes 2021 scholars

The SRW Foundation welcomed our 2021 PhD and Pat Turner scholarship cohort with an on-campus Orientation session.
Secretaries Dinner - all scholars
11 November 2020

2020 Annual Secretaries Dinner and Awards ceremony

The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation hosted its annual Secretaries Dinner at the National Museum of Australia on 10 November 2020.
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20 October 2020

The Wilson Dialogue: Addressing climate change beyond COVID-19

Can we use the coronavirus to accelerate the shift to becoming a zero emissions economy?

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30 November 2020

Applying for a HDR scholarship: choosing your supervisor

Put it on your ‘to do’ list to start early.

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04 March 2021

Closing soon

2022 scholarship applications close on 31 March.

Get moving now to apply for a Sir Roland Wilson or Pat Turner scholarship.

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28 January 2021

Consider your ‘why’ when applying for a scholarship.

SRW scholarship applications are now open, but there are important things to consider for your application.

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12 November 2020

Three tips for picking your course or research topic

Deciding your research topic or course for your scholarship application can be tricky.

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