Excellence and Awards in Supervision

Quality supervision is critical to the success of any research candidature, including timely completion of milestones and the development of appropriate disciplinary, academic and research integrity practices. There are a number of annual and periodic awards that highlight and celebrate excellence in supervision. For information about key awards is outlined below.

UNSW Awards for Excellence in Higher Degree Research

The UNSW Awards for Excellence in Higher Degree Research recognise and celebrate sustained excellence in higher degree research supervision.

For information about the award categories and prizes, please visit this page.


Arc Postgraduate Council Supervisor Awards

The mission of the Arc Postgraduate Council (PGC) is to provide information, support, representation and advice on issues that affect postgraduate students at UNSW and the wider postgraduate student population.

The PGC acknowledges outstanding postgraduate research supervision through a candidate nomination process. 

For further information, visit Arc PGC Supervisor Awards


Australian Council of Graduate Research Awards

The Australian Council of Graduate Research Inc (ACGR) is a not-for-profit forum of university representatives engaged in the leadership and management of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs. The ACGR Awards for Excellence in Graduate Research Education acknowledge outstanding leadership, supervision, and promotion of industry engagement within graduate research. 

In 2017, UNSW Scientia Professor Justin Gooding received a special commendation under the ACGR Award for Excellence in Promoting Industry Engagement in Graduate Research. 

For further information on the awards, please visit the ACGR Awards for Excellence in Graduate Research Education.