CORE currently offer the following awards in the area of Computer Science.

CORE Teaching Award
John Makepeace Bennett award for the Australasian Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation
The Chris Wallace award for outstanding Research Contribution
The John Hughes Distinguished Service Award
Best Student Papers at ACSW

Closing dates for all 2020 is Friday 2nd August.
Application/Nomination information for the 2020 AWARDS is available on individual award pages.

All applications/nominations must be sent to Alison Farr at CORE ( in the format requested on the individual award page and will be acknowledged by email.
Decisions of each committee will be available in September with all applicants/nominees notified of outcomes during October.

The 2019 Award recipients have been announced:
We congratulate the following for their excellent achievements.

John Hughes Distinguished Service Award 

Lin Padgham, RMIT University 

Chris Wallace Award for Outstanding Research Contribution 

Wenjie Zhang, UNSW 

John Makepeace Bennett Award for the 
Australasian Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation

Thomas Sewell, UNSW 
Translation Validation for Verified, Efficient and Timely Operating Systems 

Thesis Commendations:

Neven A. M. ElSayed, University of South Australia 
Situated Analytics 

Siqi Liu, University of Sydney 
Automating the Reconstruction of Neuron Morphological Models: 
The Rivulet Algorithm Suite 

The awards were presented at ACSW in Sydney in January 2019.

Please click for a list of Past Award recipients and a link to their home pages.