These awards celebrate outstanding work by UQ Law Research Higher Degree students in their fields.  They recognise publications of high quality, grants for novel research methods and Faculty-wide recognition of excellence.

2020
Constance Lee, The spark that still shines: John Calvin on conscience and natural law. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 8 (3) 615-640. DOI: 10.1093/ojlr/rwz023

2020
Karma Tshering - PhD project ‘Dealing with the unrepresented defendants in criminal matters - A comparative study between Australia and Bhutan’.  

2018
Anne Pickering - PhD project ‘A framework for property law reform and development within legal pluralism: Adopting an innovative approach’.

2017
Joseph Lelliott, Smuggled and trafficked unaccompanied minors: towards a coherent, protection-based approach in international law. International Journal of Refugee Law 29 (2) 238-269. DOI: 10.1093/ijrl/eex024

2016
Peta Stephenson, ‘Justice Mason in the Australian Assistance Plan Case (1975): Nationhood, Federalism and Commonwealth Executive Power’ in Andrew Lynch (ed), Great Australian Dissents, CUP, 169-188. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781316665824.010

and Garth Wooler, The new 'asplenium clause' unconscionability unwound?. Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 169-182.

2015
Laura Guttuso, Leniency and the two faces of Janus: where public and private enforcement merge and converge, in Anti-cartel enforcement in a contemporary age: the leniency religion. Edited by Caron Beaton-Wells and Christopher Tran. Oxford, United Kingdom: Hart Publishing.273-298.

2014
Kellie Robson, The state of personal liberty in Australia after M47: a risk theory analysis of security rights. Monash University Law Review 39 (2) 506-538.

2013
Betheli O’Carroll, ‘The role of victims in criminal procedure in light of the UN Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power- Germany and Australia’

presented at the 20th Annual ANZIL Conference, New Zealand, in July 2012.

2012
Rachel Lee, 'Trends in personal insolvency in Australia' published in (2012) 20 Insolvency Law Journal 18-54. (co-authored with Associate Professor David Morrison)

2011
Alison Christou,  “Issues of mandate and practice for non-adversarial adjudication”, Journal of Judicial Administration [2011] 20 JJA at 178.

2010
Alison Christou, “ The ‘Good’ Tribunal Member – An Aretaic Approach to Administrative Tribunal Practice”, (2009) 28 (2) University of Queensland Law Journal 339-352.

2017
Joseph Lelliott

2015
Betheli O’Carroll