Office of Learning and teaching

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

2012

  • Professor Michael Drinkwater, School of Mathematics and Physics                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    For role playing activities in undergraduate courses that motivate students to engage with course material and develop high level problem solving skills.
  • Dr Helen Keates, School of Veterinary Science.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    For developing practice-ready veterinary graduates with mastert of fundamental knowledge and principles of veterinary anaesthesia and their application in novel, challenging clinical settings.

ALTC Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

2011

  • Associate Professor Matthew Davis, School of Mathematics and Physics
    For implementing active learning methods that inspire, motivate and engage first year physics students

2010

  • Prof Lawrie Gahan, School of Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences
    For 25 years of engaging students, enhancing learning, inspiring colleagues and sustaining leadership in chemistry
  • Dr Joseph Grotowski, School of Mathematics
    For sustained leadership in teaching and learning of mathematics - engaging students and inspiring an institutional culture around curriculum innovations across the discipline
  • Michael Jennings, School of Biological Sciences
    For improving first-year students' mathematical understanding through enthusiasm, engagement and innovative teaching approaches
  • Dr Terry Tunny, School of Biomedical Sciences
    For outstanding dedication and expertise in teaching physiology in clinical context to medical students resulting in an enhanced educational experience in the medical program.

2009

  • Dr Galea Victor, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences 
    For creating high-impact learning experiences for plant pathology students using authentic industry cases and contexts and innovative applications of technology.
  • Dr Stephen Anderson, School of Biomedical Sciences
    For inspiring and motivating veterinary science students to learn through a creative, relationship-centred approach to teaching. 

2007

Carrick Awards for Teaching Excellence - $25,000 each
  • Dr Paul Mills, School of Veterinary Science
  • Prof Glen Coleman, School of Veterinary Science
CAAUT Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • Dr Margaret Wegener, School of Physics
    For readying diverse student cohorts for further learning by effectively engaging them in a variety of first-year level physics courses
Carrick Awards for Programs that Enhance Student Learning - $25,000 each
 
  • Dr Valda Miller, Elwyn Oldfield, Dr Averil Cook, Dr Marie Kavanagh, Mr Graham Jordan
    Category: The First-Year Experience
    Winner: Supporting first-year learning through Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

2006

  • Dr Madan Gupta, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
    For the enhancement of student performance through innovative cooperative learning strategies and fostering a supportive environment for peer and self-assessment
  • Assoc Prof Stephen Adkins, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
    For 18 years exemplary supervision and support of postgraduate research students with a non English speaking background in the field of Agricultural Science 
  • Dr Massimo Gasparon, School of Earth Sciences
    For a decade of commitment to the enhancement of teaching quality and student experience, and to the education of professional geologists and earth sciences.
  • Associate Professor Shaun Collin
    For the development and implementation of an intense, research-led, field-based course to enhance both domestic and international student learning in theoretical and practical neurobiology.
  • Dr Barbara Maenhaut, School of Mathematics and Physics
    For outstanding contributions to the development of innovative teaching methods and resources that address the difficulties faced by students in first year mathematics.