2019 Research Week Awards

18 September 2019

The University of Queensland has shined a spotlight on its outstanding researchers at the 2019 Research Week Awards.

A gala event at Customs House celebrated a record number of UQ researchers and research supervisors for their exceptional work in a range of fields.

UQ’s Deputy-Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Bronwyn Harch said the awards recognised the passion and commitment of the University’s researchers and research supervisors.

“During Research Week we have the wonderful opportunity to celebrate their work and showcase the depth and breadth of research going on each and every day at UQ,” Professor Harch said. 

Congratulations to Dr Sarah Bennett from the School of Social Science who was a 2019 UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award winner.

These awards recognise excellence and the promise of future success for UQ’s early to mid-career researchers.

The Partners in Research Excellence Awards recognise outstanding industry-UQ collaborations that have benefitted industry and the community:

Congratulations to Professor Lorraine Mazerolle, Dr Sarah Bennett, Dr Emma Antrobus, Ms Elizabeth Eggins and Dr Stephanie Cardwell for Transforming Societies with the Queensland Department of Education and the Queensland Police Service.

The UQ Awards for Excellence in Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Supervision recognises outstanding performance in supervising, mentoring and training HDR candidates.

Congratulations to Associate Professor Katie Makar from the School of Education for receiving an award in this category.

Read the full story on UQ News for a full list of this year's Research Winners.