Awards for Excellence in Higher Degree by Research

UQ is committed to recognising and rewarding outstanding performance in the supervising, mentoring, and training of HDR candidates. UQ also celebrates the diversity of its research community and recognises those who have facilitated greater collaboration with industry as well as those who continue to demonstrate effective and inspirational graduate leadership.

The Awards for Excellence in Higher Degree Research: Supervision, Leadership and Industry Engagement provide an opportunity to publicly acknowledge and celebrate the achievements and initiatives of advisors and the key benefits they provide to UQ HDR candidates and the broader research community. The awards recognise individuals who show excellence in Research Supervision as well as recognising excellence in advising for emerging academic staff.

In 2020, the awards expanded to include two new categories; Leadership and Industry Engagement. These new categories highlight the diversity of the research community and recognises those who have facilitated greater collaboration with industry and  acknowledge academics who continue to demonstrate leadership in research training and effective and inspirational graduate leadership.