RTSA awards

Post Graduate Thesis Award

The Post Graduate Thesis Award is offered annually by the RTSA to the author of an outstanding doctoral or research masters degree on a topic concerned with the rail industry. The work completed in the thesis shall have been undertaken in Australia or New Zealand.

The following review criteria are used as part of the process of evaluation of applications for the Award; details in the thesis; level of research and referencing; accuracy of research; applicability and validity of research; level of experimentation and/or modeling and degree of innovation.

The Award comprises; a cash prize of $5,000 or NZ$ equivalent; one complimentary CORE Conference registration plus travel and accommodation; a commemorative certificate and one year free Membership of the RTSA.


Nominations for the 2018 Post Graduate Thesis Award are now closed.

Nominations closed on Friday 1st December 2017.