Best Research Paper Award

In order to encourage new researchers in education and social work, the Office of Doctoral Studies, Faculty 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.

Semester One 2014

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

What do you get?

  • affirmation of your excellent and superior academic writing skills

  • invitation to the next faculty scholarship and awards evening

  • a $250 book voucher!

  • certificate presented at the Research Students Forum

The Research Students' Forum is on Thursday 12 June 2014. Further information about the day will be posted shortly. You must present at this forum to be eligible for the award.

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

Click here to download the application form. (doc, 239 KB)

The deadline to submit your full paper is Thursday 15 May 2014.


Please contact for enquiries about the Best Research Paper Award.