The University of Queensland encourages the recognition of its exceptional researchers by supporting their nominations for external Research Awards and Prizes, and for Fellowships of the Learned Academies.

UQ Research has dedicated specialists who provide:

  • dissemination of information regarding upcoming awards and prizes;

  • information on nomination and submission requirements; and

  • assistance with compiling a nomination, including review and feedback. 

Currently open prizes and awards are listed in the UQ Research Bulletin each fortnight. Subscribe to the Research Bulletin.

Please contact the UQ Research Awards and Prizes Team Member.

    Recent award recipients

    Recent award recipients are profiled in the media:

    Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia members

    • Professor Neal Ashkanasy
    • Professor Janeen Baxter
    • Professor Stephen Bell
    • Professor Victor Callan
    • Professor Alex Bellamy
    • Emeritus Professor Conal Condren
    • Emeritus Professor David De Vaus
    • Professor Mark Dodgson
    • Professor Tim Dunne
    • Emeritus Professor John Elkins
    • Professor John Foster
    • Emeritus Professor Cynthia Gallois
    • Emeritus Professor Gina Geffen
    • Professor Simon Grant
    • Emeritus Professor Graeme Halford
    • Professor Wayne Hall
    • Professor Brian Head
    • Emeritus Professor John Holmes
    • Emeritus Professor Colin Hughes
    • Emeritus Professor Michael Humphreys
    • Professor Jolanda Jetten
    • Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Lawrence
    • Professor Robert Lingard
    • Honorary Professor Ottmar Lipp
    • Emeritus Professor John Longworth
    • Honorary Professor Nicholas Martin
    • Professor Jason Mattingley
    • Professor Lorraine Mazerolle
    • Professor Andrew McLennan
    • Professor Paul Memmott
    • Professor Flavio Menezes
    • Emeritus Professor Jake Najman
    • Professor Martin Mills
    • Emeritus Professor Patricia Noller
    • Professor Nancy Pachana
    • Emeritus Professor Candida Peterson
    • Professor John Quiggin
    • Professor Prasada Rao
    • Professor Christian Reus-Smit
    • Professor Matthew Sanders
    • Professor Penelope Sanderson
    • Emeritus Professor Kay Saunders
    • Emeritus Professor David Siddle
    • Professor Virginia Slaughter
    • Emeritus Professor Peter Spearritt
    • Honorary Professor Sue Spence
    • Emeritus Professor Robert Stimson
    • Emeritus Professor Clement Tisdell
    • Professor Mark Western
    • Dr Nancy Williams

    Australian Academy of Science members

    • Professor Perry Bartlett
    • Professor Christine Beveridge
    • Professor Mark Blows
    • Honorary Professor Matthew Brown
    • Professor Paul Burn
    • Emeritus Professor Julie Campbell
    • Professor David Craik
    • Emeritus Professor David Doddrell
    • Professor Ian Frazer
    • Professor Bob Gilbert
    • Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
    • Professor Wendy Hoy
    • Emeritus Professor John Foxton Kerr
    • Professor Peter Koopman
    • Emeritus Professor Max Lu
    • Professor Eugenie Lumbers
    • Honorary Professor Nicholas Martin
    • Honorary Professor John Mattick
    • Professor Geoffrey McLachlan
    • Professor Gerard Milburn
    • Professor Nick Nicola
    • Honorary Professor Maria Orlowska
    • Professor Robert Parton
    • Emeritus Professor John (Jack) Pettigrew
    • Professor Hugh Possingham
    • Professor Linda Richards
    • Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop
    • Professor Mandyam Srinivasan
    • Professor Peter Visscher
    • Professor Ole Warnaar
    • Emeritus Professor Michael Waters
    • Emeritus Professor Curt Wentrup
    • Professor Andrew G. White
    • Professor Howard Wiseman
    • Professor Naomi Wray

    Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering

    • Professor David Abramson
    • Professor Simon Bartlett
    • Professor Kaye Basford
    • Professor Suresh Bhatia
    • Professor Simon Biggs
    • Emeritus Professor Edwin T Brown
    • Emeritus Professor Margaret Bullock
    • Professor Ian Cameron
    • Associate Professor David Cook
    • Professor Stuart Crozier
    • Emeritus Professor Mat Darveniza
    • Adjunct Associate Professor Dimity Dornan
    • Adjunct Professor Ross Fardon
    • Professor Ian Frazer
    • Professor Peter Gray
    • Professor Chris Greig
    • Professor Robert Henry
    • Professor Peter Høj
    • Emeritus Professor Michael Hood
    • Emeritus Professor John Irwin
    • Professor Jurg Keller
    • Emeritus Professor Sritawat Kitipornchai
    • Emeritus Professor Max Lu
    • Professor Ross McAree
    • Adjunct Professor John McGagh
    • Professor Anton Middelberg
    • Professor Graham Schaffer
    • Emeritus Professor John Simmons
    • Professor John Skerritt
    • Professor Maree Smith
    • Emeritus Professor Roger Swift
    • Professor Jose Torero Cullen
    • Professor Zhiguo Yuan

    Australian Academy of the Humanities members

    • Emeritus Professor Philip Almond
    • Professor Alastair Blanshard
    • Emeritus Professor Trevor Bryce
    • Professor David Carter
    • Emeritus Professor Conal Condren
    • Assoc Professor Helen Creese
    • Emeritus Professor Peter Cryle
    • Professor Frederick D'Agostino
    • Professor Simon During
    • Emeritus Professor Robert Elson
    • Emeritus Professor Richard Fotheringham
    • Emeritus Professor Nanette Gottlieb
    • Professor Peter Harrison
    • Emeritus Professor Laurie Hergenhan
    • Professor Peter Holbrook
    • Emeritus Professor Rodney Huddleston
    • Emeritus Professor Ian Hunter
    • Honorary Associate Professor Brian Jones
    • Emeritus Professor Veronica Kelly
    • Professor Ian Lilley
    • Professor John Macarthur
    • Professor Tim Mehigan
    • Emeritus Professor Clive Moore
    • Emeritus Professor John Moorhead
    • Professor Daniel Nolan
    • Professor Patrick O'Keefe
    • Professor Thomas O'Regan
    • Assoc Professor Samantha Owens
    • Emeritus Professor Martin Stuart-Fox
    • Emeritus Professor Graeme Turner
    • Professor Marshall Weisler
    • Assoc Professor John Whitehorne
    • Professor Gillian Whitlock

    Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences members

    • Honorary Professor Matthew Brown
    • Professor Annette Dobson
    • Professor Nicholas Fisk
    • Professor Ian Frazer
    • Professor Jürgen Götz
    • Professor Wayne Hall
    • Professor Ken Ho
    • Professor Gerald Holtmann
    • Professor Philip Hugenholtz
    • Professor John McGrath
    • Professor David Paterson
    • Professor John Prins
    • Professor Linda Richards
    • Professor Michael Roberts
    • Professor Peter Sly
    • Professor Maree Smith
    • Professor H Peter Soyer
    • Professor Ranjeny Thomas
    • Professor Claire Wainwright
    • Professor Robyn Ward
    • Professor Harvey Whiteford