Three academics have been recognised for their outstanding supervision and leadership in training UNSW’s Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates.
From a strong pool of applicants, three UNSW academics were awarded a 2022 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Research.
These awards recognise sustained excellence in the supervision, mentoring and training of HDR candidates. They also highlight outstanding leadership in research training.
Associate Professor David Simar (UNSW Medicine & Health) received the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Research Leadership for his outstanding contribution to shaping high quality higher degree research initiatives and maximising the benefits for candidates.
Professor Ben Golder (UNSW Law & Justice) and Associate Professor Rowen Bull (UNSW Medicine & Health) were jointly awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Higher Degree Research Supervision for their exceptional track records in HDR supervision and outstanding engagement in high quality supervisory practice and supervision leadership.
“Our academics play a critical role in training UNSW’s HDR candidates,” said Professor Jonathan Morris, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training & Entrepreneurship and Dean of Graduate Research.
“Collectively, this year’s award winners have strong track records in HDR supervision, and have demonstrated exceptional leadership and initiative while always offering the highest level of care and support. It has been fantastic to celebrate the outstanding performance of these three academics.”
This year’s award winners will be recognised at the Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Awards Ceremony on 25 November.