The nominations for 2016 are:
Nominee: University of Wollongong
Nominated by: Multiple nominations
For approval of a PhD thesis by anti-vaccination campaigner Judy Wilyman, known for an approach to medicine and vaccination that ignores scientific evidence. In the face of criticism, the University has then gone on to defend the notion of freedom of academic opinion (regardless of accuracy) and has effectively washed its hands of the issue and its own responsibility.