Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Research Excellence
The Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Research Excellence recognises the significant contribution to research excellence made by University of Newcastle's talented early career and mid career researchers.
The awards fall into the following categories:
an award for an outstanding researcher from each faculty and the Wollotuka Institute;
an award for an outstanding researcher from a campus other than Callaghan and Newcastle (hospitals and city precincts); and
the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence, which is presented to the most outstanding nomination received for a faculty/Wollotuka, or regional campus award.
Winners of a faculty/Wollotuka or regional campus award will receive $2,000 (paid as salary or a travel grant) and a certificate. The recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence will receive $10,000 (paid as a research grant held at the University of Newcastle) and a certificate. The awards will be presented at the annual staff awards each year.
Only one of the nominators may be from the nominees own Academic Unit. The first-named nominator will be responsible for co-ordinating the completion and submission of the nomination form and testimonials. A researcher may only be the subject of one nomination per year. Please refer to the guidelines below:
For further information email Sally Gordon or phone (02) 492 16930.
Congratulations to all our Award Winners
The winner of the 2012 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Researcher of the Year was Professor John Maynard.
Faculty of Business and Law - Associate Professor Neil Foster
Faculty of Education and Arts - Professor Phil Morgan
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment - Associate Professor Daniel Quevedo
Faculty of Health - Dr Lisa Wood
Faculty of Science and Information Technology - Dr Ami Eidels
The Wollotuka Institute - Professor John Maynard
Regional Campus - Dr Kym Rae
The winner of the 2011 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Researcher of the Year was Dr Dmitri Kavetski.
Faculty of Business and Law - Dr Robert Imre
Faculty of Education and Arts - Dr Michael Ondaatje
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment - Dr Dmitri Kavetski
Faculty of Health - Associate Professor Mark Parsons
Faculty of Science and Information Technology - Dr Juanita Todd
The winner of the 2010 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Researcher of the Year was Associate Professor David McCurdy.
Faculty of Business and Law - Dr Tamara Young
Faculty of Education and Arts – Dr Debbie Plath
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment – Dr Zhiyong Chen
Faculty of Health – Ms Natalie Beveridge
Faculty of Science And Information Technology – Associate Professor David McCurdy
Regional Campus – Professor Derek Smith