to the four graduates who have been selected by the Dean of the UQ Graduate School as a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Theses.
This award gives formal recognition to outstanding PhD and MPhil graduates who have been commended by independent thesis examiners for substantial contribution to their field of research. No more than 10% of research higher degree graduates are recognised in this way each year.
Dr Stephen Crofts, supervised by Prof David Carter and Prof Jason Jacobs
Thesis title: Australian press constructions of the 2002 Bali bombing: differing imaginings of the nation and its place in the world
Dr Rowena Grant-Frost, supervised by Assoc Prof Jane Stadler and Assoc Prof Frances Bonner
Thesis title: Close Observations: Film Style and Interpretation in Surveillance Cinema
Dr Chari Larsson, supervised by Prof Rex Butler and Assoc Prof Sally Butler
Thesis title: Didi-Huberman's Ghosts
Dr Nicholas Lord, supervised by Dr Judith Seaboyer and Dr Peta Mitchell
Thesis title: The Labyrinth and the Lacuna: Metafiction's Spatial Figures