The Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Contribution to the University recognises distinguished service of a high degree.
Staff, students and alumni of the University whose contributions to the economic, cultural, scientific or social development of Australia or the international community has demonstrated eminent achievement and merit of the highest degree are eligible for the Award.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Pro Vice-Chancellors, College Deans and Directors of Service Divisions are invited to submit names of potential recipients with supporting documentation for the initial consideration of the Vice-Chancellor.
Staff or Student Associations are encouraged to submit nominations through the relevant College Dean or Service Division. The Vice-Chancellor may, at his discretion, request that a formal proposal be developed for consideration by the Chancellor's Awards Committee.
Nominations should be submitted on the Chancellor's Award Nomination Form and will require the Primary Sponsor to provide the following:
- Supporting statement addressing the eligibility criteria (maximum of one page);
- Details of two supporting referees who the Committee can contact to provide a letter of recommendation, if requested;
- Brief summary of achievements that can be used as part of the citation to be read on presentation of the Award by the Chancellor, if the nomination is successful (maximum 150 words).
Supporting statements should use clear, accessible and concise language, avoiding excessive use of technical words, academic or industry terminology and acronyms.
Nomination forms can be downloaded from the Chancellor’s Awards webpage. Nominations should be submitted as a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org, by no later than 5pm on the advertised closing date.
Up to five awards may be made each year.
All award recipients will be published on the Chancellor’s Awards webpage.
The awards will be presented at the celebratory Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Awards event in the same year and all nominees and sponsors will be invited.
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Citations for each of the past recipients are linked from the awards recipients below.
|2019||Emeritus Professor Richard Baker|
|2018||Professor Elizabeth Minchin|
|2017||Professor David Lindenmayer||Citation (PDF, 330KB)|
|2016||Emeritus Professor David Horner||Citation (PDF, 57KB)|
|2015||Professor Marilyn Ball||Citation (PDF, 56KB)|
|2014||Professor Christopher Parish||Citation (PDF, 205.86 KB)|
|2013||Professor Michael Coper||Citation (PDF, 62.23 KB)|
|Professor Andrew Cockburn||Citation (PDF, 65.32 KB)|
|2012||Professor Hilary Charlesworth||Citation (PDF, 37.72 KB)|
|2011||Professor Amin Saikal, AM||More information|
|2010||Professor James Fox|
|2009||Professor George Dracoulis||More information|
|2008||Professor Paul Gatenby||More information|
|2007||Professor Stephen Buckman||More information|
|2006||Ms Ailsa Korten|
|2005||Professor Darrell Tryon|
|Professor Geremie Barmé||More information|
|2004||Mr Gary Banks|
|Mr Malcolm Crompton|
|Professor John McMillan||More information|