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
  • 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

The 2019 ACUADS Awards round has now closed. Nominations must have been received via email by 6 September 2019.

Please direct all queries to Shanti Shea An, Executive Officer, ACUADS (Thursdays)

Awards are announced and presented at the annual ACUADS conference, held this year 31 October-1 November in Melbourne.

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.