awards

My PhD thesis received a nomination for the 2015 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Awards of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and my Master’s thesis received a honorable mention in the 2011 Award for the Best Thesis and Dissertation of the Brazilian Journalism Researchers Association (SBPJor). I also won a range of awards and prizes during my PhD, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees, including a Postgraduate Award and a HDR Tuition Award at QUT, and a merit scholarship from the Brazilian Federal Agency for the Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (Capes). A complete list of my achievements is found bellow:

most relevant

2015 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Awards (nomination)
Institution: Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Academic/Merit Scholarship (Fev/2012 – Fev/2015)
For the PhD at the Creative Industries Faculty
(living allowance + tuition fee sponsorship)
Institution: Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Annual Award for the Best Thesis and Dissertation (2011)
Outcome: 1st runner-up (honorable mention)
Category: Master’s Thesis
Institution: Brazilian Journalism Researchers Association, Brazil

Academic/Merit Scholarship (Mar/2008 – Mar/2010)
For the MSc. at the Communication Department/UFMG
Institution: Brazilian Federal Agency for the Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (Capes), Ministry of Education, Brazil

Gold Medal – Academic Merit (2006)
Best student in the graduating class
Institution: Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil 

other prizes

JEAA Conference Award for Postgraduate Students (2012)
To cover all travel expenses to attend the 2012 JEAA Conference (Melbourne, 2-5 December)
Institution: Journalism Education Association of Australia, Australia

Best Paper Award (2009)
Paper selected among the three best works in the II Meeting of Research Higher Degree Programs in Communication of the State of Minas Gerais
Institution: Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award (2006)
Best student of the Faculty of Communication in 2006
Institution: Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award (2005)
Best student of the Faculty of Communication in 2005
Institution: Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award (2004)
Best student of the Faculty of Communication in 2004
Institution: Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award (2003)
Best student of the Faculty of Communication in 2003
Institution: Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

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