2024 QAEHS HDR Student Publication Awards recognise high quality research

4 Jul 2024

The QAEHS HDR Student Best Publication Awards (for papers published in 2023) were awarded on Wednesday 3rd July.

The HDR Student Best Publication Awards are maintained by annual funding from QAEHS to encourage and reward HDR students who are the primary authors of high-quality publications. The 1st place winner receives $1,000, the (tied) 2nd place winners receive $500 each and the Commendation winner receives $250.

1st Place – Ken Tang, Evaluation and identification of chemical migrants leached from baby food pouch packaging, published in Chemosphere.

2nd Place (tie) – Zhe Wang, Monitoring medication and illicit drug consumption in a prison by wastewater-based epidemiology: Impact of COVID-19 restrictions, published in Water Research.

2nd Place (tie) – Bastian Schulze, Is nontarget analysis ready for regulatory application? Influence of peak-picking algorithms on data analysis, published in Analytical Chemistry.

Commendation – Joseph Clokey, Calibration of a microporous polyethylene tube passive sampler for polar organic compounds in wastewater effluent, published in Science of the Total Environment.