The College Annual HDR Awards are adjudicated by the University of Newcastle. Students undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) program at the University of Newcastle may enter either a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree. University of Newcastle HDR programs involve a supervised research project undertaken by the student, demonstrating their ability to contribute to knowledge in a specified field of study.
Adam’s PhD work for which the award was given is titled; A Randomised Trial of an Intervention to Sustain Primary Schools Implementation of a State-Wide Physical Activity Policy.
NCOIS would also like to congratulate Nicole McCarthy for receiving a highly commended confirmation for her PhD project.