Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award

ANZMAC Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award

This is an annual award for a member of the ANZMAC community judged to have made the most significant contribution to advancing our knowledge of marketing through their research. Candidates may be nominated by a member of ANZMAC or submit on their own behalf. The research cited for the Award will normally span a number of years of work and be identified with a number of publications including a major publication in a leading international journal.


  • Nomination is open to all Marketing academic staff and institutional associates (full-time or fractional, continuing or contract) in eligible tertiary institutions.
  • It is assumed that the nominee is at professorial level and has more than five years equivalent full-time employment as a Marketing academic.
  • Nominees will have established an outstanding track record for excellence in Marketing research.
  • Previous recipients of the Distinguished Marketing Researcher of the Year Award are not eligible to apply.
  • Nominees must be fully paid individual members of ANZMAC.

Nomination for the Award:

 Candidates must complete their ANZMAC Distinguished Researcher 2012 nomination forms and the ANZMAC Awards 2012 Application Form, both of which are submitted to

Applications must include:

  • A completed nomination forms.
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A research profile of not more than three A4 pages. This is to include:
    • A list of articles published and their citations, including a 500 word statement explaining the major findings from the applicant’s main stream(s) of research, and its significance and contribution to advancing our knowledge and understanding of Marketing.
    • Research contracts/grants awarded
    • Doctoral candidates successfully graduated
    • Research honours received
    • Any other information about contributions made to marketing knowledge and practice with specific reference to contributions to the research quality in the Australasian region and/or ANZMAC.

Please note: Any material that exceeds the specified maximum will not be considered by the panel.

Past winners of this award are:

2013 Ashish Sinha UNSW
2012 Andre Bonfrer ANU
2011 Janet McColl-Kennedy UQ
2011 Ram Ramaseshan Curtin
2010 Paul Patterson UNSW
2009 Harald van Heerde The University of Waikato
2008 Harmen Oppewal Monash University
2008 Geoff Soutar University of Western Australia
2007 Tim Devinney UTS
2006 Pam Morrison ANU
2005 Ian Wilkinson UNSW
2004 Jordan Louviere UTS
2003 John Rossiter UoW
2002 Rod Brodie University of Auckland
2001 Peter Danaher University of Melbourne
2000 Ujwal Kayande ANU
1999 Frank Alpert UQ
1998 Rob Widing Macquarie
1997 David Midgley INSEAD
1996 John Roberts ANU
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