Innovative Research Award

These awards were announced in 2016. They recognise outstanding research by emerging art and design academics.

Nomination Process

Nominations from Heads of School (or equivalent) should comprise:

  • A 1-page evidence-based statement in the format provided addressing the selection criteria;
    This should address as many selection criteria as possible and relevant for the candidate in relation to the award. Evidence should include examples, awards, teaching metrics, etc. Download the form here: Nomination Form – Innovative Research Award (2020)
  • The candidate’s CV, with attention to achievements relevant to the selection criteria, ie in the area of teaching, research and practice.

Deadline and Submission

Nominations are now closed.

Please direct all queries to Shanti Shea An, Executive Officer, ACUADS (Office hours: Thursdays).

This year’s Awards will be announced at the virtual AGM on Thursday 3 December 2020.

Selection Criteria

  • Ground-breaking research in the form of a doctoral thesis and/or research outcomes;
  • Evidence of positive reception in the form of national or international impact and/or the esteem of peers.