UON Music student wins top prize at the prestigious 2016 Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research.

Bachelor of Music student wins top honour

Friday, 11 November 2016


UON Music student wins top prize at the prestigious 2016 Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research.

Matthew Hodge wins top Undergraduate honour

Congratulations to Matthew Hodge who won the HERDSA Prize for best Abstract at the 2016 Australian Conference of Undergraduate Research for his paper on 'Reconstructing Prehistoric Music', which examines new understandings of Paleolithic musical culture that arise from musically informed engagement with artefacts and their environmental contexts.

Matthew is currently in his final year of the Bachelor of Music program.

The 2016 Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research took place between 27-28 October at Central Queensland University, Rockhampton. It included spoken presentations by undergraduate students, Master of Research students (1st year only) and graduated 2015 Honours students from all disciplines and from across Australasia.