Research Brief Prize Winners

The Chinese Studies Research Brief Prize supports and promotes China-related academic research across all disciplines by Research Higher Degree (RHD) students at the University of Melbourne. The Prizes are awarded annually to the student authors of the best Research Briefs submitted to the competition.

Winning Briefs 2022 ('Outstanding China Fieldwork Insights' Competition)

 PhD TitleAuthor
Top PrizeChildren's Agency and Well-being in the Context of Rural-to-urban Migration in ChinaZihong Deng
PhD candidate, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Runner UpPlaying a Role of Anachronism: Reenactment, Affective Labour and Precarity in a Film-Television Production Town Yajie Li
PhD candidate, Anthropology and Development Studies, University of Melbourne
Equal Third PlaceCoastal Management, Community Resilience, and the Law: A Comparative Analysis of Shandong Province in China and the state of Victoria in AustraliaXiaoxuan Chen
PhD candidate, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
Equal Third PlaceMemorials' Engagebility: What is the Role of Memorials in People's Daily Activities Jie Zhu
PhD candidate, School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT

Winning Briefs 2021

Top PrizeRegional Disparity in Care Cascade for Cardiovascular Diseases in China: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Population-based SurveyYang Zhao
PhD candidate, Nossal Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Runner UpCorporate Misconduct and Market Reactions: The Moderating Role of Moral, Technical, and Leadership Capital Lu Ye
PhD candidate, Department of Management & Marketing, Faculty of Business & Economics
Equal Third PlaceShengtai Wenming (Ecological Civilisation): Sinicising Environmentalism?Yang Wang
PhD candidate, Asia Institute, Faculty of Arts
Equal Third PlaceDo Peri-urban Industrial Parks Reconfigure the Geography of Township and Village Enterprises in China? Evidence from Three Small Towns in the Liaozhongnan City-region Kailin Yang
PhD candidate, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning