Best Article Award Announcement

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Best Article Award Announcement

Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management

The Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management’s Best Article Award is awarded annually to the best article from the previous calendar. The Award and $500 prize is announced at the Tertiary Education Management Conference. The journal publisher, Routledge, kindly make the best article freely accessible. The runners up will also be freely accessible for three months. 

The best article is determined based on four criteria:

  • Relevance to the journal’s Aims and Scope;
  • Style and readability;
  • Quality of the research process;
  • Potential impact to the academic or practitioner community.
Year Author(s) Article Volume Issue
2020 Winner Carmela de Maio, Kathryn Dixon & Shelley Yeo Responding to student plagiarism in Western Australian universities: the disconnect between policy and academic staff 42 1
2020 Highly Commended Ian W. Li & David R. Carroll Factors influencing dropout and academic performance: an Australian higher education equity perspective 42 1
2020 Highly Commended Sarah Jane Aiston, Chee Kent Fo & Wing Wah Law Interrogating strategies and policies to advance women in academic leadership: the case of Hong Kong 42 3
2019 Winner Michael Luckman & Andrew Harvey The financial and educational outcomes of Bachelor degree non-completers 41 1
2019 Highly Commended Mingyan Hu, Susana A. Eisenchlas & Sue Trevaskes Factors affecting the quality of transnational higher education in China: a qualitative content analysis on Chinese host universities’ self-appraisal reports 41 3
2019 Highly Commended Susan Page, Michelle Trudgett & Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews Tactics or strategies? Exploring everyday conditions to facilitate implementation of an Indigenous graduate attributes project 41 4
2019 Highly Commended Melanie A. Beres, Gareth J. Treharne & Zoran Stojanov A whole campus approach to sexual violence: the University of Otago Model 41 6
2018 Winner Bradley D. Custer Applying to university with criminal convictions: a comparative study of admissions policies in the United States and United Kingdom 40 3
2018 Highly Commended Nomanesi Madikizela-Madiya Mistrust in a multi-campus institutional context: a socio-spatial analysis 40 5
2018 Highly Commended Virginia King, Jannie Roed & Louise Wilson It’s very different here: practice-based academic staff induction and retention 40 5
2017 Winner Ian W. Li et al. Equity in higher education and graduate labour market outcomes in Australia 39 6
2017 Highly Commended Janis Bailey, Carolyn Troup & Glenda Strachan Part-time work and advancement: a study of female professional staff in Australian universities 39 3
2017 Highly Commended Andrew Gunn &Michael Mintrom Evaluating the non-academic impact of academic research: design considerations 39 1

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