Awards & prizes

Each year we celebrate the outstanding academic achievement of our students through presenting awards and prizes. Thanks to our generous donors, you could be recognised for your academic success.

Search by discipline to see the awards and prizes on offer.

Prize Name Condition Discipline Donor Name
Industry Selected Games Design and Programming Prize Awarded for the best project in 'Games Design and Programming' Information Technology School of Engineering and Information Technology
ANZCVSc Diana Pinch Memorial Epidemiology Award Awarded for the best academic performance in Epidemiology in Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine Australian & New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists , (Epidemiology Chapter)
The CAVE Award for Small Animal Practice Awarded to the the student with the greatest aptitude for small animal practice with the greatest aptitude for small animal practice Veterinary Medicine Murdoch University Centre for Advanced Veterinary Education
Department of Jobs and Small Business Prize in Labour Economics Honours Awarded for the best Honours dissertation on Labour Economics Economics Department of Jobs and Small Business
Award in Marine Biology Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Conservation Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Leo Cussen Prize for Skills in Legal Practice Awarded for the best academic achievement in Skills for Legal Practice Law
Award in Laboratory Medicine Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Biomedical Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Equine Veterinary Association (EVA) Prize Awarded for the best academic performance , participation, interest and commitment to equine activities both in the School and externally; awarded in fifth year and equine core clinical rotations Veterinary Medicine Australian Equine Veterinary Association
Award in Conservation and Wildlife Biology Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Conservation Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Geoff and Lyn Field Prize in Australian Studies Awarded for the best Honours dissertation on an Australian topic Humanities Mr Geoff and & Mrs Lyn Field
Australian Small Animal Veterinarians (ASAV) Award for Clinical Proficiency Awarded for the best performance in the units VET614 Small Animal Practice, VET619 Small Animal Practice 1 and VET 638 Small Animal Practice 2the units VET614 Small Animal Practice, VET619 Small Animal Practice 1 and VET 638 Small Animal Practice 2 Veterinary Medicine Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association
Terry Jones Memorial Prize in Philosophy Awarded for the best performance in academic excellence and critical insight in either 'Ethics, Responsibility and Justice' or 'Australian Democracy in Doubt' Humanities Mr Malcolm Bradley
Marine and Freshwater Research Laboratory Prize in Oceanography Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Oceanography and Marine Pollution' Environmental Science Marine & Freshwater Research Laboratory
Murdoch Teacher Education Prize for Doctor of Education Awarded for the best Doctor of Education dissertation in the past two years Education School of Education
Milne Agrigroup Prize in Animal Nutrition Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Veterinary Nutrition and Animal Toxicology' Veterinary Medicine Milne Agrigroup
Andrea Fernandes Memorial Prize in Psychology Awarded for the best aggregate score in fourth year coursework by a student graduating in Bachelor of Psychology or Psychology Honours or Graduate Diploma in Psychology Psychology Psychology Program Staff and Students
MLA Livecorp Animal Welfare Science Award Awarded for the best livestock review in 'Animal Behaviour and Welfare' Veterinary Medicine MLA Livecorp
Information Systems Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Introduction to Information Systems' Information Technology School of Engineering and Information Technology
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize - Environmental Technology for Sustainability Awarded for the best academic achievement in Environmental Technology for Sustainability Environmental Science
Charles and Elaine Schug Memorial Prize in Wildlife Medicine Awarded for academic ability and outstanding commitment to the field of wildlife medicine Veterinary Medicine An Anonymous Donor
Process Control Engineering Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Process Control Engineering I' Electrical Engineering An anonymous donor
Information Technology Communications Prize Awarded for the best group presentation in 'IT Professional Practice Project' Information Technology School of Engineering and Information Technology
Ardcairnie Angus Bovine Prize Awarded for the best academic achievement is defined by a mark composed of the following - 60% VET632 and 40% production animal component of VET687 Veterinary Medicine Jim and Pam McGregor
Allens Prize in Commercial Law Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Commercial Law' Law Allens
Royal Canin Companion Animal Welfare Award Awarded for the best companion animal review in 'Animal Behaviour and Welfare' Veterinary Medicine Royal Canin
ABLSS PhD Prize for best traditional thesis Awarded for the graduate student who is recognised as having the best PhD thesis in the College College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences
Exercise Science Research Prize Awarded for the best publication by a postgraduate student in Exercise Science Exercise Science School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Criminal Lawyers Association of WA Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Criminal Law and Procedure' Law Criminal Lawyers Association of WA
Governance Institute of Australia Prize in Company Law Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Company Law' Business Law Governance Institute of Australia
Dr Craig Bowers Physics Enrichment Prize Awarded for the best academic achievement by a student undertaking an Independent Study Contract in Physics Physics Dr C Bowers
Information Technology Prize in Systems Analysis and Design Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Systems Analysis and Design' Information Technology School of Engineering and Information Technology
Award in Marine Science Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Environmental Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Leo Cussen Prize for Law in the Community Awarded for the best academic achievement in Law in the Community Law
Graduate Counselling Perseverance Award Awarded for the the student who best demonstrates perseverance and dedication to study Counselling School of Health Professions
Water Corporation Prize for Water and Earth Science Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Water and Earth Science' Agricultural Sciences Water Corporation
The Rieko Ishikawa Award Awarded for the best academic performance in NO UNIT MATCH /'Semester in Japan' Global Studies Australia-Japan Society of WA Inc
Higher Degree by Research Prize - Psychology Awarded for the top publication by a Higher Degree by Research student in Psychology Psychology School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Award in Biological Sciences Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Conservation Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
RSPCA WA Animal Welfare Science Award Awarded for the best non-domestic animal welfare review in 'Animal Behaviour and Welfare' Veterinary Medicine RSPCA
Principal's Prize for Service to the College of Veterinary Medicine Awarded for the most outstanding contribution most outstanding contribution to the life of the College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine
Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Prize in Third Year Japanese Language Awarded for the best academic performance in JPN301 JAPANESE 6, JPN302 JAPANESE 7 AND JPN303 JAPANESE Global Studies
Cocks Macnish Shipping Law Award Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Shipping Law' Law Cocks Macnish, Barristers and Solicitors
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize Policy for the 21st Century Awarded for the best academic achievement in Environmental Policy for the 21st Century Environmental Science
Information Technology Prize in Databases Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Databases' Information Technology School of Engineering and Information Technology
Psychology High Achievement Award (Singapore) Awarded for the best academic performance in a Bachelor of Arts by a student studying Psychology at Kaplan Higher Education Institute, Singapore Psychology School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Award in Animal Science Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Agricultural Sciences School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Allens Prize in Company Law Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Corporations Law' Law Allens
Award in Biomedical Science Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Biomedical Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Award in Animal Health Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Agricultural Sciences School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
AVA (Australian Veterinary Association) Student Award Awarded for academic achievement in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and participation in student affairs by an AVA student member Veterinary Medicine Australian Veterinary Association
Department of Jobs and Small Business Prize in Macroeconomics A Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Macroeconomics A' Economics Department of Jobs and Small Business
Introduction to Cultural Psychology Prize Awarded for the best performance in 'Introduction to Cultural Psychology' Psychology
May Trust Undergraduate Gender Studies Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Sex and Gender Matters' Global Studies The May Trust
Introduction to Psychological Research Methods Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Introduction to Psychological Research Methods' Psychology School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Award in Forensic Biology and Toxicology Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Forensic Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
The Raj Singh Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the MBA in Singapore Business Mr Raj Singh
EPA Prize in Conservation Biology Awarded for the best grade point average in core units of Conservation and Wildlife Biology by a student graduating in that major Conservation Science Environmental Protection Authority
IT, Media and Communications Discipline Prize 1 Awarded for the best academic achievement by a student in the IT, Media and Communications Discipline Information Technology
ABLSS PhD Prize for best non-traditional thesis Awarded for the graduate student who is recognised as having the best PhD thesis in the College College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences
Australian Chiropractors Association - Graduate of the Year Award Awarded for the outstanding performance in leadership and academic and clinical excellence in 'Clinical Practicum' Chiropractic Australian Chiropractors Association
SGS Minerals Services Prize in Mineral Science for External Students Awarded for the best academic performance in any two Part II Mineral Science required units taken in external mode in any one year, by an external student enrolled in Mineral Science or Extractive Metallurgy majors Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering SGS Minerals Metallurgy
Outstanding Achievement in Third Year Instrumentation and Control Engineering Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the third year of Instrumentation and Control Engineering Electrical Engineering An anonymous donor
Shine Lawyers Prize for Torts Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Torts'LLB152 Torts Law Shine Lawyers
Murdoch Teacher Education Prize for Excellence in Primary Teaching Awarded for the best academic performance in the final Professional Internship (Primary Teaching), both four-year and graduate-entry Education School of Education
West Australian Pork Industry Award for Excellence in Animal Welfare Awarded for the best porcine review in 'Animal Behaviour and Welfare' Veterinary Medicine Western Australia Pork Producers' Association
Cornerstone Legal Prize in Administrative Law Awarded for the best academic achievement in 'Australian Administrative Law' Law Cornerstone Legal
MUEnSA Prize for Ecology Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Ecology' Environmental Science MUENSA Murdoch University Environmental Science Association
May Trust Graduate Gender Studies Prize Awarded for the best essay on a gender topic in a Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs core unit Global Studies The May Trust
Bowie Family Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in Physics and Nanotechnology Part II core units, by an external student Physics Bowie Family
Higher Degree by Research Prize - Exercise Science Awarded for the top publication by a Higher Degree by Research student in Exercise Science Exercise Science School of Psychology and Exercise Science
ABLSS Masters Prize 2 Awarded for the best academic achievement by a Masters student in the College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Science disciplines College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences
WA Primary Principals' Association Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary) or Master of Teaching (Primary) Education WA Primary Principals' Association
Australian Society for Parasitology Prize in Biomedical Science Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Parasitology: People, Pets and Wildlife' Biomedical Science Australian Society for Parasitology
King & Wood Mallesons Prize in Civil Procedure Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Civil Procedure' Law King & Wood Mallesons
Ronald Wilson Prize in Law Awarded for the the graduate who best combines distinguished academic performance in Law units with qualities of character, leadership and all-round contribution to the life of Murdoch University Law Ronald Wilson Prize Fund
ProVet WA Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in fourth and fifth years of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine Westralian Drug Holding Ltd
Most Promising First Year Psychology Student (Singapore) Awarded for the best academic performance in the three Part I Psychology units offered at Kaplan Higher Education Institute, Singapore Psychology School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Best Publication by a Higher Degree by Research Candidate In the School of Education Awarded for the highest quality publication by a Higher Degree by Research student in the School of Education Education School of Education
Elizabeth Mary Dodd Prize in Education Awarded for the best academic performance in early childhood core units in the Master of Education (Coursework) by a graduating student Education Mr Peter Brown
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize - Environmental Management Awarded for the best academic performance in ENV331 Environmental Science
Unusual Pet Vets Prize Awarded to the final year student who has shown outstanding interest and commitment in the field of exotic pet medicine and surgery Veterinary Medicine Unusual Pet Vets, The
Independent Metallurgical Operations Prize in Process Mineralogy Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Process Mineralogy' Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Independent Metallurgical Operations
Murdoch Teacher Education Prize for Excellence in Secondary Teaching Awarded for the best academic performance in the final Professional Internship (Secondary Teaching), both four-year and graduate-entry Education School of Education
Law & Crim Discipline Prize 1 Awarded for the best academic achievement by a student in the Law and Criminology Discipline Law and Criminology
WA Mining Club Prize in Mineral Science Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Introduction to the Minerals Industry' Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering West Australia Mining Club
Herbert Smith Freehills Prize in Constitutional Law Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Constitutional Law' Law Herbert Smith Freehills
Tucker Family Prize for Best Achievement in Healthy Human Body Awarded for the best combined academic performance in 'The Healthy Human Body 1'combined academic performance in 'The Healthy Human Body 1' and 'The Healthy Human Body 2' and 'The Healthy Human Body 2' by a first year student and 'The Healthy Human Body 2' and 'The Healthy Human Body 2' by a first year student Nursing Tucker Family
Engineering Prize Awarded for the best grade point average in an undergraduate degree in Engineering by a graduating student Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
Outstanding Achievement in the Bachelor of Nursing Awarded for the outstanding academic achievement by a Bachelor of Nursing graduating student Nursing School of Health Professions
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize - Applied Photovoltaics Awarded for the best academic achievement in Applied Photovoltaics Environmental Science
The Michael O. Curri Memorial Prize in Conservation Medicine Awarded for academic ability and outstanding commitment to the field of Conservation Medicine by a graduate student Veterinary Medicine An Anonymous Donor
Thelma Harley Brown Prize in Education Awarded for the best academic performance in the Master of Education (Research) by a graduating student Education Mr Peter Brown
Award in Genetics and Molecular Biology Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Molecular Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Introductory Psychology Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Introduction to Psychological Science' Psychology School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Francis Burt Chambers Law Medal Awarded for the highest academic achievement in Law Law Francis Burt Chambers
Graduate Poster Prize Awarded for the best research poster by a graduate student in the disciplines within the School of Engineering and Information Technology Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
Water Corporation Prize for Water Conservation and Auditing Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Water Conservation and Auditing' Environmental Engineering Water Corporation
Graduate Three Minute Thesis Presentation Prize Awarded for the best Three Minute Thesis presentation by a graduate student in the School of Engineering and Information Technology Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
Award in Environmental Management and Sustainability Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Environmental Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in theccounting major by a graduating student Accounting Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand
Award in Environmental Science Awarded for the best grade point average in the major, by a graduating student Environmental Science School of Veterinary & Life Sciences
Wildflower Society of WA (Murdoch Branch) Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in Environmental and Conservation Sciences Environmental and Conservation Sciences Wildflower Society of WA, Murdoch Branch
Best Overall Graduate Poster Awarded for the best overall research poster by a graduate student in the School of Engineering and Information Technology Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
Murdoch Teacher Education Prize for Doctor of Philosophy (Education) Awarded for the best Doctor of Philosophy dissertation in the past two years Education School of Education
Outstanding Achievement in First Year Engineering Awarded for the best academic performance in first year Engineering units Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
Julie Shuttleworth Prize in Mineral Processing Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Mineral Processing I' Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Ms Julie Shuttleworth
Godfrey T. Barrett-Lennard Peer Award Awarded for the most outstanding contribution as a positive role model in interactions with peers, staff and the community by a Counselling student Counselling School of Health Professions
Chamber of Commerce and Industry Prize in Human Resource Economics Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Human Resource Economics' Economics Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA
Mrs Mary Smith Bachelor of Nursing Prize in Health Research and Evidence Based Practice Awarded for the best academic performance in best academic performance in the second year unit BNR200 Health Research and Evidence Based Nursing Care Nursing Mr Peter Smith
Australian Psychological Society Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the final year of Bachelor of Psychology, Honours in Psychology or Graduate Diploma in Psychologythe final year of Bachelor of Psychology, Honours in Psychology or Graduate Diploma in Psychology Psychology Australian Psychological Society
Highest Achievement in the Bachelor of Nursing First Year Awarded for the highest academic achievement by a first year Bachelor of Nursing student Nursing School of Health Professions
EY Computer Science Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Principles of Computer Science' Information Technology EY Ernst & Young Partnership
Information Technology Staff Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the Internetworking and Security Specialisation of the Master of Information Technology by a graduating student Information Technology School of Engineering and Information Technology
Outstanding Achievement in Second Year Engineering Awarded for the best academic performance in second year Engineering units Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
Australian Society for Parasitology Prize in Veterinary Science (second year) Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Principles of Infectious Disease II - Veterinary Parasitology' Veterinary Medicine Australian Society for Parasitology
WA Secondary School Executives Association Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) Education WA Secondary School Executives Association
Epichem Prize Awarded for the best overall performance in 'Organic and Biological Chemistry I' and 'Organic and Biological Chemistry II' Chemistry Epichem Pty Ltd
Social Sciences and Arts Discipline Prize 2 Awarded for the best academic achievement by a student in the Social Sciences and Arts Discipline Environmental Engineering
Occasional Prize in Engineering Awarded for the most outstanding performance in studies towards the Bachelor of Engineering Honours Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
ABLSS Masters Prize 1 Awarded for the best academic achievement by a Masters student in the College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Science disciplines College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Engineering Honours Thesis'ENG470 Engineering Honours Thesis by a Bachelor of Engineering Honours student by a Bachelor of Engineering Honours student Engineering and Energy Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET)
BMT Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Coastal and Marine Management' Environmental Science BMT Western Australia
Cenvet Shining Star Dux Award Awarded for the best academic performance in Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine by a final year student Veterinary Medicine Mr Scott Shepherd - CenVet
Outstanding Achievement in Third Year Engineering Awarded for the best academic performance in third year Engineering units Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
SBM Legal Prize in Evidence Awarded for the best academic achievement in 'Evidence' Law Dr Steve Shaw
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize - Ecology Awarded for the best academic achievement in Ecology Environmental Science
Acute Care Nursing Prize Awarded for the best academic achievement in the second year unit 'Case Based Inquiry Acute Care Perspectives 1' Nursing School of Health Professions
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize - Renewable Energy Systems Engineering Awarded for the best academic achievement in Renewable Energy Systems Engineering Environmental Science
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize - Coastal Marine Management Awarded for the best academic performance in Coastal Marine Management Environmental Science
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize- Environmental Impact Assessment Awarded for the best academic performance in Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Science
Soroptimist International Rockingham Award Semester 2 Awarded to the first year female student residing in the City of Rockingham who has successfully undertaken the OnTrack program Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education Soroptimist International - Rockingham
Migration Manager Prize in Migration Law Awarded for the best academic performance in the Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law and Practice Law Migration Manager Software
Think Big Awarded for the best developed creative solution to a real world problem Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education
JIM AVRAAMIDES MEMORIAL PRIZE Awarded for the best performing student in ENG326 – Hydrometallurgy Engineering and Energy
Psychology Research Prize Awarded for the best publication by a postgraduate student in Psychology Psychology School of Psychology and Exercise Science
Tucker Family Prize in Professional Nursing Practice Awarded for the greatest academic improvement between 'Professional Nursing Practice 1'between NUR114 Professional Nursing Practice 1 and NUR123 Professional Nursing Practice 2 and NUR123 Professional Nursing Practice 2 by a first year student and 'Professional Nursing Practice 2' and 'Professional Nursing Practice 2' by a first year student Nursing Tucker Family
Eldon Prize in Equity Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Equity' Law Mr Matthew Howard SC
Mony de Kerloy Prize in Environmental Law Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Climate Change, Sustainability and Environmental Law' Law Mony de Kerloy Barristers & Solicitors
Herbert Smith Freehills Prize in Contract Law Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Contract Law' Law Herbert Smith Freehills
Cornerstone Legal Prize in Ethics Awarded for the best academic achievement in 'Ethics and Professional Responsibility' Law Cornerstone Legal
IT, Media and Communications Discipline Prize 2 Awarded for the best academic achievement by a student in the IT, Media and Communications Discipline Information Technology
Energy Studies Staff Prize for Master of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Awarded for the best academic performance in the Master of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Electrical Engineering Energy Studies Staff Prize Fund
Community Nursing Care Prize Awarded for the best academic achievement in the second year unit 'Case Based Inquiry Community Perspectives 1' Nursing School of Health Professions
Industrial Relations Society of Western Australia Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Workplace Law' Business Law Industrial Relations Society of Western Australia
Equine Veterinarians Australia Zoonoses Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in Zoonoses in 'One Health' Veterinary Medicine Equine Veterinarians Australia WA
Chevron Harry Butler Institute Student Prize - Solar Thermal and Biomass Engineering Awarded for the best academic achievement in Solar Thermal and Biomass Engineering Environmental Science
Mathematics and Statistics Staff Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in Mathematics Part II units by a student graduating in Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics and Statistics Staff
Hill's 'Buddy' Award Awarded for the best all round performance in Small Animal Medicine and General Practice Veterinary Medicine Hill's Pet Nutrition
Dr Craig Bowers Women in Physics Prize Awarded for the best female academic performance in 3rd Year Physics Physics
Adamson Prize in Equine Medicine and Surgery Awarded for the greatest proficiency in 'Advanced Topics in Equine Practice' Veterinary Medicine Adamson Family, The
Mrs Mary Smith Bachelor of Nursing Prize in Indigenous Health and Cultural Diversity Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Indigenous Health and Cultural Diversity' Nursing Mr Peter Smith
Graduate Three Minute Thesis Presentation Highly Commended Awarded for the high achievement in the Three Minute thesis presentation by a graduate student in the School of Engineering and Information Technology Engineering and Energy School of Engineering and Information Technology
Independent Metallurgical Operations Prize in Mineral Resources Awarded for the best academic performance in 'Engineering Design Project' Engineering and Energy Independent Metallurgical Operations
Soroptimist International Rockingham Award Semester 1 Awarded to the first year female student residing in the City of Rockingham who has successfully undertaken the OnTrack program Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education Soroptimist International - Rockingham
Kulbardi K-Track Commitment Prize Awarded to the Kulbardi student who has successfully completed the program, who displays commitment to studies and involvement within the Kulbardi Centre communityKulbardi student who has successfully completed the program, who displays commitment to studies and involvement within the Kulbardi Centre community Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Yinhawangka Charitable Trust
Communications Expert Group (CEG) Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the Information Technology Management specialisation of the Master of Information Technology by a graduating student Information Technology Communications Expert Group
Business Discipline Prize 1 Awarded for the best academic achievement by a student in the Murdoch Business School Discipline Business
K-Track iHealth Award Awarded to the indigenous student who has successfully completed K-Track and shown commitment and/or high achievement in the unit 'iHealth' Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Department of Health, Aboriginal Health Policy Directorate
Sarah Meddin Memorial Prize in Legal Theory Awarded for the best academic performance in BJU300 Legal Theory and Research. Law Sarah Meddin Prize Fund
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Thermodynamics Awarded for the best academic performance in PEN202 Thermodynamics for Physics and Nanotechnology. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Ronald Searcy Prize in Mathematical Methods Awarded for the best academic performance in MAS220 Mathematical Methods. Mathematics and Statistics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Gilbert + Tobin Prize in Oil and Gas Law Awarded for the best academic performance in LLB392 Oil and Gas Law. Law Gilbert + Tobin
Walter and Marie Tauss Prize in Calculus and Matrix Algebra Awarded for the best academic performance in the OUA unit MAS130 Calculus and Matrix Algebra. Mathematics and Statistics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Dr Daniel Berinson Engineering Prize Awarded for the best grade point average in Industrial Computer Systems Engineering third and fourth year units. Electrical Engineering Ms Diana Phang
Ronald Searcy Prize in Calculus and Matrix Algebra Awarded for the best academic performance in MAS161 Calculus and Matrix Algebra. Mathematics and Statistics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Susan Moore Prize in Nature-Based Tourism Awarded for the best academic achievement in ENV278 Nature-Based Tourism. Environmental Science Murdoch University, the Parks and Wildlife Service and supporters of the Susan Moore Prize Fund
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Applied Mathematics Awarded for the best academic performance in MAS182 Applied Mathematics. Mathematics and Statistics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Organic Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in CHE308 Organic and Biological Chemistry II. Chemistry Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
St Ephraim The Syrian (Mor Aphrem Suryoyo) Prize Awarded for the best research project in the Master of Divinity, Master of Chaplaincy, or Research Master in Theology which enhances knowledge in Christian Theology or Chaplaincy. Humanities The Issa Family
RK O'Connor QC Prize in Taxation Awarded for the best academic performance in the undergraduate unit BUS303 Taxation. Accounting Mr Robert K. O'Connor QC
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Electromagnetism Awarded for the best academic performance in PEN332 Electromagnetism. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
O'Byrne Prize in Finance Awarded for the best academic performance in the Part II Core Units of the Finance major. Management Ms Robyn O'Byrne
Jennifer Searcy Prize in Physics Awarded for the best academic achievement in PEN120 General Physics. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Tesla Medal Awarded for the best academic performance in the Bachelor of Engineering Honours in Electrical Power Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Physics and Nanotechnology by a graduating student. Engineering and Energy Tesla Forum of WA Inc
RSTC Gordon Smith Memorial Award Semester 2 Awarded to a student residing in the City of Rockingham or City of Kwinana who has successfully completed the OnTrack program in Semester 1 of the previous academic year. Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education RSTC Gordon Smith Memorial Fund
Professor Pritam Singh and Juginder Kaur Prize in Physical Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in the units CHE202 Physical Chemistry I and CHE207 Chemical Analysis, completed in the same year. Chemistry Emeritus Professor Pritam Singh
Graduate Diploma Prize in Energy Studies Awarded for the best academic performance in the Graduate Diploma in Energy Studies. Electrical Engineering Energy Studies Staff Prize Fund
Separovic Injury Lawyers Clinical Prize Awarded for the best work by a student in a clinical unit LLB390, LLB386 or LLB387. Law Tony Separovic
Walter and Marie Tauss Prize in Statistical Data Analysis Awarded for the best academic performance in MAS183 Statistical Data Analysis. Mathematics and Statistics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Australian Finance Industry Association Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in BSL201 Finance Law. Business Law Australian Finance Industry Association
Business and Professional Women's Prize Awarded for the best Honours thesis in a topic related to the interests of women. Global Studies Business and Professional Women WA
Kerry Searcy Prize in Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in Semester 1 of CHE144 Foundations of Chemistry by a Chemistry student. Chemistry Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Soroptimist International Mandurah Award Awarded to a female student resident of the Peel area, enrolled in the Nursing degree program at the Mandurah campus who has completed the OnTrack program. Nursing Soroptimist International - Mandurah
The Deborah Tilbury Prize for Outstanding Client Communication and Devotion to Animal Care Awarded for the best academic performance in the summative assessments that comprise the Communications Skills Curriculum within the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Veterinary Medicine Raymond Tilbury Family Trust
Ann Osborn Memorial Prize in Molecular Biology Awarded for the best academic performance by a student graduating with Honours in Molecular Biology. Molecular Science Osborn Family
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Analytical Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in CHE207 Chemical Analysis. Chemistry Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Patricia Searcy Prize in Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in Semester 1 of CHE140 Fundamentals of Chemistry. Chemistry Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Amanda Young Study Award Awarded for the greatest academic improvement from ENV102 Foundations of the Environment to ENV241 Ecology. Environmental Science The Amanda Young Foundation
Marian Kemp Memorial Prize in Mathematics Awarded for the highest overall mark in a level 1 maths unit after entering Murdoch University via an enabling program. Mathematics and Statistics Marian Kemp Memorial Prize Fund
Michael Booth Sustainable Development Graduate Prize Awarded for the most outstanding performance in Honours or Master of Sustainable Development. Global Studies Family and Friends of Michael Booth
Irene Searcy Prize in Literature Awarded for the best academic performance in an essay in 200- or 300-level unit in either of the two majors English and Creative Writing or Theatre and Drama.. Humanities Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Rosslyn Tilbury Prize in Forensic Toxicology Awarded for the best aggregate mark in BIO367 Forensic Toxicology. Forensic Science Raymond Tilbury Family Trust
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Physics Awarded for the best academic performance in PEN152 Principles of Physics. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
O'Byrne Prize in Psychology and Social Justice Awarded for the best fourth year thesis in Bachelor of Psychology, Honours in Psychology or Graduate Diploma in Psychology, in the area of psychology and social justice. Psychology Ms Robyn O'Byrne
Bruce Mainsbridge Prize for Service to Murdoch University Awarded for the most outstanding contribution through outreach or teaching, as tutor or demonstrator of introductory physics, by a Part II or graduate student. Physics Physics Staff Prize Fund
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Applications of Nanotechnology Awarded for the best academic performance in PEN261 Applications of Nanotechnology. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Emrys Grimley Memorial Prize in Biological Sciences Awarded for the best academic performance in BIO152 Cell Biology and BIO103 Environmental Biology, completed in the same year. Molecular Science Family and Friends of Emrys Grimley
Bureau Veritas Minerals Prize in Mineral Sciences Awarded for the best academic performance in ENG329 Mineral Processing II. Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Bureau Veritas Minerals Pty Ltd
Bernard J McSherry Prize in Veterinary Clincial Pathology Awarded for the highest achievement in VET377 Systemic Pathology and Medicine, and the clinical pathology rotation in fifth year.. Veterinary Medicine Family and Friends of Bernard J McSherry
Physics/Physics and Nanotechnology Staff Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the Physics and Nanotechnology by a graduating student. Physics Physics Staff Prize Fund
Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Prize Awarded for the best research report in ENV242 Atmospheric Science. Environmental Science Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS)
Murfett Legal Prize in Alternative Dispute Resolution Awarded for the best academic performance in LLB391 Alternative Dispute Resolution. Law Murfett Legal
Stan Jones Memorial Prize in Clinical Pathology Awarded to a fifth-year student demonstrating initiative, interest and commitment to clinical pathology activities both in the School and externally; awarded by staff nomination. Veterinary Medicine Beetson, Dr Sue
WSA and JE Gordon Memorial Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in second, third and fourth year in Veterinary Biology/Applied Veterinary Medicine. Veterinary Medicine Family and Friends of WSA and JE Gordon
Frank Gillespie Memorial Prize in Physics/Nanotechnology Awarded for the best academic performance in the final year of the Physics and Nanotechnology major. Physics Ms Jane Brooks
Amanda Young Leadership Prize Awarded for the best combination of leadership, academic performance and potential for contribution to the environment demonstrated by a graduating student. Conservation Science The Amanda Young Foundation
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Principles of Physics Awarded for the best academic performance in the OUA unit SC119 Principles of Physics. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Nelly Stothers Bayliss Prize in Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in Honours in Chemistry by a graduating student. Chemistry Sir Noel Bayliss CBE Prize Fund
WA Naturalists' Club Serventy Memorial Prize Awarded for the best performance in the practical component of BIO257 Australian Biodiversity; recipient must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Conservation Science WA Naturalists' Club
Marilyn Alder Award for Clinical Proficiency Awarded for the best fifth year clinical proficiency across a variety of species. Veterinary Medicine Alder, Mr Richard
Triangle Engineering Emergency Clinical Rotation Essay Prize Awarded for the best practical achievement in core and elective clinical rotations in Emergency and Critical CareVET586 Small Animal Practice II. Veterinary Medicine Triangle Engineering Consultants
John and Bella Perry Prize in Commerce Awarded for the best academic performance in any year of study in undergraduate Commerce, for a student residing in the Peel region. Management John and Bella Perry
Ozgene Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in BMS315 Advances in Medical Science. Biomedical Science Ozgene Pty Ltd
Jim Ellis Prize for Best Information Technology Graduate Awarded for the best academic performance by a student graduating with an Information Technology major. Information Technology Jim Ellis OAM
Jonathan Searcy Prize in Introduction to Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in the OUA unit SCI18 Fundamentals of Chemistry. Chemistry Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Richard Lee-Gray Memorial Prize Awarded for the the student who has demonstrated greatest potential for success as a rural practitioner. Veterinary Medicine Family and Friends of Richard Lee-Gray
Sue Dilley Memorial Award Awarded for the highest overall mark in ANS101 Introduction to Livestock Science and Genetics. Agricultural Sciences Family and Friends of Sue Dilley
McMurray's Chorkerup Prize Awarded for the best DVM research project focused on an ovine and/or bovine topic. Veterinary Medicine Chris and Pauline Norton
Kemp Kissane Prize in Mathematics Education Awarded for outstanding academic performance in Mathematics Education. Education Kemp Kissane Prize Fund
David Muir Prize in Extractive Metallurgy Awarded for the best academic performance in ENG470 Engineering Honours Thesis by a student in Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering. Engineering and Energy Established in perpetuity by the late Professor David Muir
Foundation Pathologists Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in VET375, VET377 and fifth year anatomical pathology rotations combined. Veterinary Medicine Colleagues and Friends of Murdoch's Foundation Pathologists
May Holman Prize in Politics Awarded for the highest academic achievement by a female student enrolled in an undergraduate politics major OR Honours in Politics, in the School of Business and Governance. Global Studies Dr Janice Dudley and supporters of the May Holman Prize Fund
Tom Edwards Award for Animal Welfare Science Awarded for the best performance in welfare science review in VET333 Animal Behaviour and Welfare. Veterinary Medicine Dr Tom Edwards Prize Fund
The Coulson Legal Prize in the Law of Costs Awarded for the best academic achievement in LLB210 The Law of Costs. Law Coulson Legal
Kott Gunning Prize in Employment Relations Law Awarded for the best academic performance in LLB363 Employment Relations Law. Law Kott Gunning Lawyers
Jonathan Searcy Prize in Physics Awarded for the best academic performance in OUA unit General Physics. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Department of Treasury Honours Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in Economics MBS519 Honours Thesis - Theory and Applications. Business Department of Treasury
Val Payne Memorial Prize Awarded for the best achievement in a Business internship in the Rockingham/Kwinana region. Management Rockingham Kwinana Chamber of Commerce
Gary Holland Memorial Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in Business, by a student residing in the Rockingham/Kwinana region. Management Rockingham Kwinana Chamber of Commerce
The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Prize in Sociology Awarded for the best honours thesis in Sociology or on a topic demonstrating a solid sociological perspective. Global Studies The Australian Sociological Association
Philip Searcy Prize in Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in Semester 2 of CHE144 Foundations of Chemistry by a Chemistry student. Chemistry Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Vanessa Searcy Prize in Chemistry Awarded for the best academic performance in Semester 2 of CHE140 Fundamentals of Chemistry. Chemistry Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Graduate Certificate Prize in Energy Studies Awarded for the best academic performance in the Graduate Certificate in Energy Studies. Electrical Engineering Energy Studies Staff Prize Fund
Alan Berryman Prize in Indonesian Language Awarded for the best academic performance in IND301 Indonesian 6. Global Studies Alan Berryman Prize Fund
IEEE WA Section University Student Award Awarded for the best research project in ICT319 Intelligent Systems. Information Technology IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Kott Gunning Prize in Property Law Awarded for the best academic performance in LLB253 Property Law A. Law Kott Gunning Lawyers
Barbara Buick Women's Electoral Lobby Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in AST288 Women and Men in Asian Societies. Global Studies Women's Electoral Lobby
CS and DL Sanders Prize in Education Awarded for the best academic performance in the Bachelor of Education by a graduating student. Education Established in perpetuity by the late Professor C.S. Sanders
Don G Nickels Communication and Leadership Prize Awarded for professionalism, communication skills and leadership qualities indicating future success, as nominated by practising veterinarians. Veterinary Medicine Cottesloe Vet and the Friends of Dr Nickels
RSTC Gordon Smith Memorial Award Semester 1 Awarded to a student residing in the City of Rockingham or City of Kwinana who has successfully completed the OnTrack program in Semester 1 of the previous academic year. Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Education RSTC Gordon Smith Memorial Fund
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Physics of Materials Awarded for the best academic performance in PEN317 Physics of Materials. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Nicholas Searcy Prize in Modern Physics Awarded for the best academic performance in PEN231 Modern Physics. Physics Professor Jennifer Searcy OAM
Murdoch University Divers Club Award Awarded for the best academic achievement in BIO377 Marine Ecology. Conservation Science Murdoch University Divers Club
Family Law Practitioners' Association of Western Australia Prize in Family Law Awarded for the best academic achievement in LLB370 Family Law. Law Family Law Practitioners' Association of Western Australia
Physics/Physics and Nanotechnology Prize Awarded for the best academic performance in the Bachelor of Science in Physics or Physics and Nanotechnology by a graduating student. Physics Physics Staff Prize Fund
Michael Booth Sustainable Development Undergraduate Prize Awarded for the best grade point average in Sustainable Development by a graduating student. Global Studies Family and Friends of Michael Booth
MVSA Service Award Awarded to a 5th year veterinary student who has made the most enduring impact on student life. Veterinary Medicine Murdoch Veterinary Students Association
Office of the Auditor General Prize in Auditing Awarded for the best assignment in BUS306 Auditing. Accounting Office of the Auditor General