Best Research Paper Award

In order to encourage new researchers in education and social work, the Office of Doctoral Studies, Sydney School of Education and Social Work, will offer an award to a postgraduate research student. The award, for excellence in writing up and presenting a piece of education and/or social work research, consists of a certificate and a book voucher to the value of $250.

The winner is announced after the keynote session at the Research Students Forum that featured the presentation. Entry is by submission of a 5000-word paper prior to the forum.

Be the next student to win the School's Best Research Paper Award!

What do you get?

  • affirmation of your excellent and superior academic writing skills

  • invitation to the next school scholarship and awards evening

  • a $250 book voucher!

  • certificate presented at the Research Students Forum

Click here for the full statement about the award. (pdf, 115KB)

Click here to download the application form. (pdf, 111KB)

The deadline to submit the full paper is usually 3 weeks before the Research Students Forum. The winner will be announced after the keynote presentation at the Research Students Forum


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