In 2013, the Higher Degree Committee of the Faculty of Law at UNSW decided to institute an annual PhD Excellence Award for candidates whose examiners recommended the conferral of the degree without the need for any amendment. 

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 round of the Award (together with their topics and supervisors), as follows:

Louise Buckingham; ‘Copyright and indigenous works: A comparative analysis (old –new: Interrogating international IP institutions: Neo-colonialism and the development of a culture of Indigenous-IP legal space’ (Kathy Bowrey/Michael Handler)

Ngoc Thuan Hoang, 'The Underutilization of the Anti-Dumping System in Vietnam: Reasons and Proposed Approaches' (Colin Picker/Lisa Toohey/Weihuan Zhou)

Nobumichi Teramura; ‘Courts and international arbitration: A comparative and critical analysis’ (Leon Trakman/Luke Nottage)

Tamara Wood; ‘In search of the African refugee – Article I(2) of the 1969 OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa' (Jane McAdam/Sarah Williams)

Stephen Young; 'The legal performativity of Indigenous Peoples' free prior and informed consent' (Ben Golder/Fleur Johns)