The Award recognises high quality PhD theses produced across UNSW and is presented to PhD graduates who have been commended by their thesis examiners. To receive this award, candidates must produce a thesis that requires only minimal corrections and in the opinion of both examiners is in the top 10% of PhD theses examined.
Students research information
|Sophie Adams||The biopolitics of adaptation to a changing climate: Constructions of the adaptive capacity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians||Professor Matthew Kearnes and Professor Laura Shepherd|
|John Apter||Rethinking the Australian Dilemma: Economics and Foreign Policy, 1942-1957||Dr Andrea Benvenuti and Professor Lisa Ford|
|Abraham Bradfield||Decolonising Consciousness: Art, identity and engaging Indigenous artists in far western New South Wales||Professor Amanda Kearney and Associate Professor Mary Zournazi|
|Anthony Chmiel||Theory, data, and application of psychological principles for music preference||Professor Emery Schubert and Professor Dorottya Fabian|
|Amy Ireland||Xenopoetics: Time, Matter, Transmission||Scientia Professor Julian Murphet and Dr Stephanie Bishop|
|Xi Luan||Mobilising Pierre Bourdieu's Theory to Understand the Role of Supplementary Education: A Chinese Story||Associate Professor Scott Eacott and Dr Gregory Vass|
|Kate Montague||Tragedy After 1945: Affect and Labor in the American Novel||Scientia Professor Julian Murphet and Associate Professor Sigi Jottkandt|
|Thanh Ha Ngo||Developing A Model for Vietnamese Private Higher Education: Lessons from China and Korea||Professor Stephen Marshall and Professor Colin Evers|
|Melissa Rogers||Revisiting Alfred Hill (1869-1960): examining issues of reception and compositional approach||John Peterson and Associate Professor Manolete Mora|
|Mahsa Salamati||Transnational Film Circulation in the Iranian Context: From Conjunctural Crisis to Discursive Heterotopia||Dr Michelle Langford and Professor Ramaswami Harindranath|
|Zahra Stardust||Alternative Pornographies, Regulatory Fantasies and Resistance Politics||Professor Ramaswami Harindranath, Dr Daniel Joyce and Professor Kath Albury|
|Sophie Yates||A Critical Frame Analysis of Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence||Scientia Professor Louise Chappell and Professor Jan Breckenridge|
|John Zubrzycki||Transnational exchanges in magical knowledge and methodologies between India and the West, 1813-1940||Professor Kama Maclean and Emeritus Professor Stephen Muecke|
Further details and a full list of recipients is available on the UNSW Graduate Research website.