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Emerald/HETL Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards

International recognition and a cash prize for doctoral research in education.

Emerald and HETL Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards

Our 2021 awards will be launched soon. Look out for the announcements!

Emerald Publishing and the Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) are delighted to offer a grant award for a doctoral research project in the field of education.

The award recognises excellence in research in the field of education.

2020 winners


Xin Xu

Dissertation title: Incentives for International Publications in the Humanities and Social Sciences: An Exploratory Study of Chinese Universities
Institution: University of Oxford
Doctoral mentors: Professor Alis Oancea, Dr Heath Rose and Professor Hubert Ertl

Xin Xu

Highly commended

Wai Yee (Amy) Wong

Dissertation title: Consistency of examiner judgments in higher education – a case study of competency-based assessment in medical education
Institution: The University of Queensland
Doctoral mentors: Associate Professor Karen Moni, Associate Professor Chris Roberts, Associate Professor Lata Vadlamudi and Professor Jill Thistlethwaite

Amy Wong

Nompilo Tshuma

Dissertation title: A critical realist exploration of the culture of resistance in educational technology integration practices at a South African University
Institution: Rhodes University
Doctoral mentor: Prof Kirstin Krauss

Nompilo Tshuma

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