Nominations are now closed for the inaugural Faculty of Medicine PhD Graduate of the Year Award.

In 2021, in line with the Faculty of Medicine Excellence Awards, we are introducing an award to recognise and celebrate one of our recent PhD graduates.


As a member of the nominees PhD Advisory team or UQ staff member, you can nominate a recent PhD graduate for the Faculty of Medicine PhD Graduate of the Year Award.

Award selection will be based on written statements addressing the selection criteria.

Nominations close Monday 1 November 2021.


  • PhD candidate enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine.
  • PhD conferred in the previous 12-month period (September 2020 – September 2021)

Selection Criteria

An individual who has:

  1. Demonstrated outstanding commitment to research and future potential as a researcher in line with the UQ HDR attributes
  2. Contributed as a valued UQ citizen during their PhD candidature and exhibits qualities that align with UQ Values