ECR Research Prize

The School of Humanities offers an annual award up to the value of $1,000 in research support funding to an Early Career Researcher judged to have produced the best research publication in the preceding year.

All Early Career Researchers who have held a position (casual, fixed-term or continuing) in the School during the year of publication are eligible to apply and sole or lead authored academic and/or creative publications of any length or form are invited.

Call for Applications for the 2021 Prize

  • The ECR Prize: 2020 Winners

    The School of Humanities Early Career Researcher Prize for the Best Publication in 2020 was awarded to:

    Aidan Coleman, Mount Sumptuous (Adelaide, Wakefield Press, 2020)

    Judges’ citation: The volume of poetry Mount Sumptuous is commended as an ambitiously experimental and wide-ranging work that concentrates attention on keenly observed matters and minutia of existence and which has achieved significant recognition both within and outside the academy.

    Skye Krichauff, “Recognising Country: Tracing stories of wounded spaces in mid-northern South Australia”, History Australia 17.3 (2020): 423-47.

    Judges’ citation: The article “Recognising Country” is commended as a study based on extensive and deep research that opens notable new pathways of enquiry and intervention, and which innovatively combines and extends distinct ways of exercising the discipline with major methodological implications.