The Chancellor's Prize
The Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis is awarded each year to up to six nominees. A seventh award may be made to an Indigenous candidate. You are eligible for nomination if you completed your degree in the previous year.
Nominations are made by faculties on the basis of:
- International recognition and impact of the research
- Publications or other research outputs that arise from or relate to your thesis
- Recognition of the research (by professional organisations, prizes and awards, invitations to conferences, etc).
Preference is given to theses that are passed without amendment. Theses passed with minor changes may also be considered.
Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences
- Lauren Lillian BROWN (Melbourne Graduate School of Education)
- Emad Ahmad A ALGHAMDI (School of Languages and Linguistic)
"Automated video difficulty assessment"
"Unsettling conceptions of Indigenous youth, reimagining the future: Beyond a problem for education and criminal justice"
Science and Engineering
- Neeta LOHANI (School of Agriculture and Food)
"Molecular basis of the high-temperature susceptibility of reproductive development in Canola, Brassica napus"
- Johnathon James GARGALIONIS (School of Physics)
"Models of radiative neutrino mass and lepton flavour non-universality"
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
- Fana ALEMSEGED (Department of Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital)
"Treatment and prognosis in posterior circulation ischaemic stroke"
- Carlos MIRANDA RODRIGUES (Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology)
"Development of tools to help understand and map protein-protein Interactions"
- Arlie Rocky ALIZZI (School of Culture and Communication)
"Indigenous futurism: Practices and politics"
There are many other opportunities available. Check the full list of awards, scholarships and prizes.