2012 Research Supervision Award winner

Professor Deborah Hodgson was overall winner of the Vice Chancellor's Award for Supervision Excellence and winner in the Faculty of Science and Information Technology in 2012.

Deborah Hodgson

Professor Hodgson is a passionate researcher and supervisor who makes her students a top priority.  Her knowledge in the area of Neuroimmunology is acknowledged internationally and her students are encouraged to collaborate through her network of local and international colleagues in order to establish their own careers.

Through her mentoring, a number of students have been assisted in gaining post-doctoral appointments both in Australia and internationally.  After graduation Professor Hodgson continues providing guidance and mentoring to her former students assisting them in the development of their long term research careers.

As a supervisor, her students acknowledge her hands-on training approach, high standards, encouragement in peer review and publishing, generosity and knowledge of the field as particular attributes they most appreciate.  Professor Hodgson sets very high standards for herself and her students and is an excellent role model as an outstanding researcher and collegial and committed member of the academic community.