Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability Membership Application Process


Centre Membership

Are you interested in the work of the Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability?

If so, you can apply for membership under one of the three membership categories listed below using this online application form.

Membership Categories

Centre Members (Staff)

A Murdoch University staff member who aligns their research and/or teaching to the scholarly focus of ‘responsible citizenship’ and/or ‘sustainability’.

Early Career Scholars (Early Career Researchers, Early Career Teaching Scholars, HDRs)

Early career scholars at Murdoch University who align their research, teaching or thesis topic with CRCS (and in the case of HDR members are supervised by a CRCS member). Additionally, RAs who are involved in projects administered by the Centre and who wish to be associated with CRCS will be recognised as an Early Career Scholar member.

Affiliate Members

Murdoch University staff and postgraduate students whose primary affiliations are to another research institute but who are interested in the aims and objectives of the CRCS and wish to be kept abreast of its work in the scholarship of research, learning and teaching and/or professional activities but are unlikely to be using CRCS as their primary academic address and their results would not be mapped to CRCS by the Research Office. Non Murdoch University staff involved in CRCS projects with Centre members and wish to be involved in CRCS activities and updated about Centre news.

Membership Benefits

  • Opportunities to participate in emerging scholarly developments and activities and/or are involved in CRCS projects and initiatives around sustainability and responsible citizenship.
  • Members work within a supportive and productive research and teaching environment that has strong linkages with other CRCS members and industry partners.
  • Members work within a multi-disciplinary and collegial environment.
  • Recognition of research esteem and professional achievements and members are promoted through profile on the CRCS website.
  • Invitation to CRCS hosted events including seminars, forums and reading groups that provide members with networking opportunities with other scholars.
  • Collegial support with building a successful research foundation and network with CRCS.

Responsibilities of Members

  • It is expected that members of the CRCS will actively engage in the life of the Centre through seminar and workshop programs, strategic planning activities, networking events, and with the programs of research and teaching agreed through these processes.
  • All members are encouraged to list Centre for Responsible Citizenship and Sustainability, Murdoch University as a primary academic address, unless they are Affiliate Members with primary affiliation to another research centre.
  • It is expected that all members will contribute to a supportive research environment through attendance at seminars and other events.
  • All members agree to comply with Murdoch University Code of Conduct that sets out standards of conduct and integrity, which are consistent with the ethical values and behaviours specified in the University’s Code of Ethics.