The DERC HDR community is made up of over 40 PhD Researchers.

For those interested in PhD studies in Digital Ethnography here are some resources for you.


PhD (Media & Communication) at RMIT

This Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research degree will provide the framework, the focus and the discipline necessary to conduct speculative inquiry in the field of media and communication.

RMIT places high value on research in this field. It is committed to producing knowledge that is socially, academically, professionally and industry relevant.

Researchers and postgraduates in this field are involved in a diverse number of projects funded by the Australian Research Council, philanthropic and commercial bodies. Key researchers are drawn from a variety of research backgrounds.

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RMIT’s School of Graduate Research

The School of Graduate Research (SGR) provides leadership and support for RMIT’s research training community, empowering research candidates to achieve their research goals.

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All HDRs supervised by a DERC core member (as senior supervisor) are automatically invited to join DERC upon enrolment.

Other HDRs at RMIT may also apply to join. Applications will be considered by the DERC executive on the basis of the project’s alignment with DERC’s research focus.

Current RMIT HDR students wishing to join DERC should email with an outline of their project.

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