Ernest Joske Research Award

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Perpetual Trust (UOM)
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The Honourable Mr. Justice Percy Ernest Joske, a Justice of the Commonwealth Industrial Court, a Justice of the Supreme Court of Australian Capital Territory, and a Justice of the Supreme Court of Northern Territory, donated to the University the sum of £1,000 for the establishment of a fund to provide a research award in Dental Science as a memorial to his father, Ernest Joske, and to the work, both inside and outside the University, which he performed for the profession of dentistry.

The award is made by the dean of the faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences on the recommendation of the head of Melbourne Dental School (‘MDS’).


Monetary Award TBA for 2020.

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.


To be eligible for this award, the nominee must be a Level A or B academic who has been resident in Australia for at least five years out of the seven years immediately preceding the year in which the award is made.

The nominee’s research outputs must constitute an important contribution to a subject relating to Dental Science.

No award is to be made to a person holding an appointment as professor, associate professor, reader or senior lecturer in any university.


The award is based on the nominee’s publication record from 2017-2020 inclusive.

The award can be shared between more than one recipient.


Please send nominations to

Selection will be assessed on:

1. Nominee's CV

2. Relevant publications list

3. Short lay description of the meaning and impact of the research.


The award will be announced by circulation of an email from either the Director of Research or the Head of School.

Recipients and unsuccessful nominees will be notified via the email supplied in their application.


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More information

The recipient/s will be asked to give a presentation of their research to the Melbourne Dental School community at a specified time within one year of receipt of the award.

This is a triennial award next awarded in 2020.

For more more information contact Ms Janelle Christie:


2017 Dr Dhana Gorasia

2014 Dr Kheng Tan

2011 Dr Yu-Yen Chen

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