5. Early Career Research

  • Exemplary performance by a researcher who has been awarded a doctoral degree in the past 5 years
  • Evidence of a track record of significant research achievement
  • Evidence of the quality, significance and potential impact of the research outcomes

6.Community Impact

  • Contribution towards addressing critical issues in communities
  • Engagement of partners to understand and address issues collaboratively
  • Evidence of enhanced community capacity and/or benefit

7. Social Justice

  • Contribution that demonstrates the University’s commitment to social justice
  • Evidence that the contribution aligns with Southern Cross’ principles of social inclusion
  • Evidence that the contribution benefits students, staff, alumni and/or communities