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PhD Excellence Awards - 2016

UNSW Law would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2016 PhD Excellence Awards.

Established in 2013 by the Higher Degree Committee, these awards acknowledge UNSW Law’s top PhD candidates who receive two “A’s” from examiners for their PhD thesis.

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 round of the Award (together with their topics and supervisors), as follows:

Dr Jackyln Hartley

Topic: Constructing a contextual model of Indigenous participation in decision-making: A comparative analysis.

Australia finally has crowd-sourced equity funding, but there’s more to do

OPINION: Marina Nehme, The Conversation, 22 March 2017.

The Senate has passed a bill to allow companies to access crowd-sourced equity (CSF). But its conditions make 99.7% of Australian companies ineligible and the lowered governance requirements that some companies may qualify for may not outweigh the costs of accessing CSF.

Megan Davis appointed UNSW’s first Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous

Law Professor Megan Davis has been appointed as UNSW’s first Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous.

Professor Davis will take up the role on 1 June after her obligations in leading the Referendum Council Aboriginal Constitutional Dialogues are fulfilled.

In her role as PVC Indigenous, Professor Davis will have overall responsibility for ensuring that UNSW delivers on its agenda for Indigenous students.

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Upcoming Events

UNSW Law Book Forum – ‘Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law’

Event date: 
6 April 2017 4:30pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room, Level 2, The Law Building UNSW Sydney - Kensington Campus

UNSW Law Book Forum – ‘Anzac: The Landing, The Legend, The Law’

Learning and Teaching Seminar

Event date: 
7 April 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room

Learning and Teaching Seminar

Event date: 
27 April 2017
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Venue: 
Staff Common Room

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