Dean's Research Awards

The Dean's Research Awards reward and recognise excellent research performance by Arts & Social Sciences' academics.

We are pleased to announce the 2017 recipients:

Academic Excellence

Best monograph: Associate Professor Lisa Ford

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Best monograph by an early career researcher: Dr Michael Richardson

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Best HDR publication: James Keating

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Best doctoral thesis: Charlotte Wood

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Best HDR supervision: Professor Slava Kalyuga

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Achievement by an early career researcher: Dr Emma A Jane

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Achievement in Research Leadership: Associate Professor Iva Strnadova

Global Impact

Research (scholarly) impact: Dr Joanne Spangaro and Professor Anthony Zwi

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Social Engagement

Research (social) impact: Dr Myra HamiltonDr Trish HillCathy Thomson, and Emeritus Professor Bettina Cass

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Best monograph

Recognising the best scholarly monograph of the year, produced by an Arts and Social Sciences researcher.

2016 Winner

Anne O'Brien

2016 Honorable Mention

Kama Maclean

2016 Nominees

Louise Chappell

Ian Tyrrell

George Kouvaros

2015 Joint Winners

John Gascoigne

Thom van Dooren

2014 Winner

Saliha Belmessous

2013 Winner
Martyn Lyons

2013 Nominees
Martyn Lyons
Duncan McDuie-Ra
David McKnight
Brigitta Olubas
Shirley Scott

Best monograph by an early career researcher

Recognising the best scholarly monograph of the year, produced by an Arts and Social Sciences early career researcher

2016 Winner

Jai Galliot

2016 Nominees

Jon Roffe

Alan Bloomfield

2015 Winner

Christian Downie

2014 Winner
Jeni Whalan
2013 Winner
Eben Kirksey

2013 Nominees
Eben Kirksey
Phiona Stanley

Achievement in research leadership

Recognising a staff member who has made a significant contribution to the research efforts of their peers and colleagues

2016 Winner

Ilan Katz

2016 Nominees

Tom Apperley

David Bright

Colin Evers

2015 Winner

John de Wit

2014 Winner
Jan Breckenridge

2013 Winner
Carla Treloar

2013 Nominees
Shawn Ross
Elizabeth Thurbon
Carla Treloar

Research (scholarly) impact

Awarded to an individual or small team who demonstrate significant scholarly impact from a particular piece of research.

2016 Winner

Slava Kalyuga

2016 Nominees

Tom Apperley

Penny Griffin

2015 Winner

Andrew Martin

2013 Winner
Lyn Craig 

Research (society) impact

Awarded to an individual or small team who demonstrate significant broader societal impact from a particular piece of research.

2016 Winner

Daniel Robinson

2016 Nominees

Leila Morsy

Leanne Dowse

Grace Karskens

2015 Joint Winners

Sandra Hale and;

Karen Fisher, Sandra Gendera, Rosemary Kayess, Deborah Lutz, and Ariella Meltzer

2014 Joint Winners

School of Social Sciences team:
Stop the Violence Project funded by Department of Social Services - Leanne Dowse, Karen Soldatic, Aminath Didi and Georgia van Toorn

Centre for Social Research in Health team:
Gay Community Periodic Surveys - Martin Holt, Limin Mao, Toby Lea, Evelyn Lee, Peter Hull and John de Wit

2013 Winner

NCHSR Gay Periodic Survey Team (John de Wit, Martin Holt, Limin Mao, Toby Lea, Evelyn Lee, Peter Hull)

SPRC/SoSS headspace Team (Kristy Muir, Abigail Powell, Shannon McDermott, Sandra Gendera)

Achievement by an early career researcher

Recognising the efforts and productivity of a staff member within first 5 years post- PhD completion.

2016 Winner

Monika Barthwal-Datta

2016 Nominees

Jon Roffe

Stephen Doherty

Caroline Lenette

2015 Winners

Jan Lanicek

2013 Winners
Jae Jung
Abigail Powell

2013 Nominees
Jae Jung
Abigail Powell
Eben Kirksey
Toby Lea
Simone Bignall

Best HDR publication - new category

Award for the best publication during the year for which an HDR candidate is primary or sole author.

Best doctoral thesis

2016 Winner

Rebecca Oxley

2016 Nominees

Paul Irish

Ihab Shalbak

Mark Steven

Best HDR supervision

2016 Winner

Anne Burns

2016 Nominees

Anthony Zwi