The John Hughes Distinguished Service Award


Please note - the closing date for this award is 31st July 2016



The John Hughes award recognises Outstanding Service in  the IT community.


Eligibility

Anyone who has worked in academia in the IT sector for the majority of the previous 10 years.


Criteria

Notable achievements, such as
. Public contributions to the IT community, in particular to CORE and/or ACS
. Breadth of contribution and success in academia
. Leadership in development of IT in Australia &/or New Zealand


A successful candidate would have demonstrated excellence and commitment, and have a track record that is more diverse than just achievement in a particular area.


Nomination

Nominations for the award is by submission to Alison Handley at CORE (admin@core.edu.au) who will acknoweldge the nomination and forward to the committee.   The nomination should consist of a statement up to 5 pages outlining the grounds on which the prize might be awarded.  

The committee consists of
Prof Leon Sterling (Chair)
Prof David Abramson, The University of Queensland
Prof Mark Apperley, University of Waikato 
Prof Jenny Edwards, University of Technology Sydney


Selection

The prize is awarded every two years at ACSW. 

The next award will be presented in 2017 at ACSW.
The closing date for the next award is 31st July 2016