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The University of Queensland - IIT Delhi Academy of Research (UQIDAR)
Joint PhD Project Proposal Template

Please complete this form to submit a project proposal for the UQIDAR Joint PhD Program. Please visit the UQIDAR website for further information about the program.

Step 1: Check your eligibility
UQ staff must be eligible to be a Principal Advisor in UQ’s policy Eligibility and Role of Higher Degree by Research Advisors

Step 2: Identify a collaborator

We encourage you to visit the IITD website and UQ Researchers to identify potential collaborators who match your research strengths and interests. Staff who are currently supervising UQIDAR students are listed here. If you are unable to find a suitable collaborator, please contact us and we will be able to assist with connecting you with your potential match either UQ or IITD.  Once you have identified a collaborator, please hold Skype/Zoom meetings with your potential IITD collaborator(s) to discuss possible project ideas. 

Step 3: Submit UQIDAR project proposal
Complete this project proposal form electronically and submit by Friday 7 February, 2020.  You can simultaneously edit multiple project proposal forms.  Please note the following:
  • To save a draft click "save and exit" at the bottom of the form and save the link.
  • To save a partially complete form for your co-supervisor to edit prior to submission, click "save and exit" at the bottom of the form and email the link to your collaborators. 
  • To simultaneously edit multiple forms that you have created, click "save and exit" at the bottom of the form and save the link. Then repeat this process to create additional forms. When all forms have been created they can be opened simultaneously by clicking on the links.

Step 4: Endorsement by UQ Executive Dean/Institute Director/Head of Unit

The UQIDAR office will send your application to the UQ Executive Dean, Institute Director or Head of Unit (or delegate) for endorsement.

Step 5: Review by UQIDAR Academy Management Committee 
Your proposal will be considered by the UQIDAR Academy Management Committee.

Step 6: Advertising
The UQIDAR office will contact you to advise you if your project has been approved for advertisement on the UQIDAR website for potential students.