UNSW has had a large number of researchers elected as Fellows of the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
Five of the 24 Fellows elected this year are from UNSW - from the Faculties of Psychology and Psychiatry and the Australian School of Business.
The Academy is an autonomous, non-governmental organisation, devoted to the advancement of knowledge and research in the various social sciences.
Fellows of the Academy are elected by their peers on the basis of having achieved a very high level of scholarly distinction and for having made a distinguished contribution to one or more disciplines in the social sciences.
Professors Mark Dadds and Peter Lovibond from the School of Psychology were recognised, as were Professors of Economics Robert Hill and Robert Kohn.
Professor Gordon Parker from the School of Psychiatry, who is also the Executive Director of the Black Dog Institute was also made a Fellow.
There are more than four hundred Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.