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ֱ Teaching and Learning Week award winners.
2 November 2023

Four University of Queensland educators have received 2023 Awards for Teaching Excellence for their leadership and innovation.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Kris Ryan said all have made significant advances in teaching practices in their fields of health, education and languages.

“I am delighted that four accomplished educators are being celebrated for their outstanding contribution to education across ֱ,” Professor Ryan said.

The Award winners are Dr Peter Crosthwaite for contributions to English language proficiency teaching, Dr Roma Forbes for health profession education and particularly physiotherapy, Associate Professor Jason Lodge for leadership in teacher education, and Dr Michael Thai for his engaging and inclusive approach in the School of Psychology.

This recognition coincides with  which focuses on sharing high quality education practice across ֱ.

This year’s workshops, seminars and events will highlight ֱ’s excellent teachers and tutors, along with teaching and learning initiatives around the theme of Synergy.

“The week has special focus on how ֱ prepares students for future success by integrating all the elements of our ֱ Graduate Attributes – connected citizens, influential communicators, respectful leaders, accomplished scholars, culturally capable, and courageous thinkers,” Professor Ryan said.

“It is an important opportunity to share new ideas and experiences so we can learn from one another and celebrate creative and innovative teaching and learning practices designed to enhance student learning.”

 

Awards for Teaching Excellence 

, School of Languages and Cultures

 

, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

 

, School of Education

 

, School of Psychology

 

Commendations for Teaching Excellence

, School of Social Science

, School of Languages and Cultures

, School of the Environment

 

Commendation for Early Career Teaching Excellence

, School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability

 

Award for Programs that Enhance Learning 

Destination Nepal: , Kelly Hooper, Bernadette Watson; School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

 

Early Years Experiential Learning in Dentistry Team: , , and ; School of Dentistry

 

Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice Team: , Linda McConnell, , , , , , and Jo Williams; School of Pharmacy

 

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

, ֱ Business School

, School of Mathematics and Physics

, ֱ Business School

, ֱ Business School

The Social Sciences Team: and School of Social Sciences

 

Commendations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

, School of Economics

, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

 

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: Tutors

, ֱ Business School

, ֱ Business School

 

Commendations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: Tutors 

Felix Egger, School of Chemical Engineering

, School of Biomedical Sciences

, School of Mathematics and Physics

 

Media: ֱ Communications, communications@uq.edu.au, +61 429 056 139.