Blackburn Medal for Research in Law

Each year the ANU Law School, within the ANU College of Law, may offer one award known as the Blackburn Medal for Research in Law.

Offered by ANU College of Law


The objective of the prize is to recognise the student(s) who has demonstrated a high level of academic excellence through being awarded the highest result in LAWS4300 Supervised Research Paper at the ANU College of Law.

Funding for this prize has been provided by the family of Sir Richard Blackburn who was a former Chancellor of ANU, and the ANU College of Law. Sir Richard Blackburn was a Supreme and Federal Court Judge and a prominent legal academic.

Details of prizes including eligibility and Conditions of Award are subject to change without notice.

Previous winners

Year Name
2021 Charlotte Hoynes
2021 Reuben Owusu
2020 Emma Margaret Roff
2019 Hannah Ruth Dawson
2018 Marcus Dahl
2017 David Cribb
2016 Andreas Sherborne
2016 Ellie Greenwood
2015 Adrienne Elmitt
2014 Rebecca Williams
2013 Sarah Goddard
2013 Haydn Marsh