Awards and Prizes

Melbourne Law School staff and students have been recipients of prestigious University of Melbourne prizes and Melbourne Law School prizes.

Woodward Medal

The medals are presented each year by the University to recognise staff for research considered to have made the most significant contribution in their fields during the previous five years.

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Woodward Medal
Vice Chancellors PhD Excellence Prize

Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis

The Chancellor's Prize is the only University-wide award for a PhD thesis and is presented to outstanding students in three clustered faculty groupings: Humanities, Creative Arts and Social Sciences; Science and Engineering; and Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

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Harold Luntz Graduate Research Thesis Prize

The Harold Luntz Graduate Research Thesis Prize is awarded annually to a Melbourne Law School graduate researcher judged to have presented the best thesis in the previous year.  It is named for Emeritus Professor Harold Luntz, a world expert on torts law and a former dean and professor at Melbourne Law School.

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Harold Luntz Graduate Research Thesis Prize
MLS Student Published Research Prize

Student Published Research Prize

The Student Published Research Prize is awarded annually for outstanding pieces of writing published by students of Melbourne Law School.

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