The CORE Distinguished Service Award

Nominations for this award are now open - closing date cob Friday 26th July 2024

Please send nominations to: Mehak Madan at CORE

The next prize will be  announced in October 2024 and presented at ACSW in 2025. 

The service award recognises Outstanding Service in the IT community.


Anyone who has worked in academia in the IT sector for the majority of the previous 10 years. (IT includes the broad field of computing, including Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering.)


Notable achievements, such as

Public contributions to the IT community, in particular to CORE and/or ACS/ITP

Breadth of contribution and success in academia

Leadership in development of the field 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 academic field.


2024 Panel:

John Grundy (chair) Monash University

Gill Dobbie University of Auckland, NZ

Stephen MacDonell Victoria University of Wellington, NZ

Chris Johnson Australian National University, AU

Citations for previous award recipients can be found here