Law academics receive AEL Research Excellence Awards

Dr Olivera Simic
Dr Olivera Simic has received the Early Career Research Award.

Griffith Law School academics Dr Olivera Simic and Professor Brad Sherman are among five recipients who have been awarded AEL Research Excellence Awards.

Olivera received the Early Career Research Award, while Brad received the Research Leader Award.

Professor Gerry Docherty announced the awards last night on behalf of the Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Arts, Education and Law group. He also announced that all five recipients have been nominated for the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.

The AEL Research Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the strength and breadth of research undertaken within the Arts, Education and Law Group.

Dr Simic has quickly established herself as one of the school’s most prolific scholars, capable of producing high quality and timely legal research.

Olivera’s publications have appeared globally and include a number of highly regarded books, edited volumes and articles on topics such as transitional justice and war crimes.

Professor Brad Sherman
Professor Brad Sherman recognised for Research Leadership.

Professor Sherman returned to the Griffith Law School in 2010 and has been an important part of the management team.

Brad has provided leadership and brought innovation to his role as Deputy Head of Research.

Despite all of the administrative demands, Brad continues to produce highly regarded scholarly works and has also secured a number of research grants.

For a complete list of all the Research Excellence Award winners click here.