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Past Recipients

Teaching Excellence
Dr Susan Blackley
Social and Behavioural Sciences (Including Psychology and Education)
School of Education
Faculty of Humanities
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Dr Abey Puthenvilayil Philip
Law, Economics, Business and Related Studies School of Business and Humanities
Curtin Business School, Miri
Ms Michelle Quail
Early Career
School of Psychology and Speech Pathology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Video Link
The Physiotherapy Gerontology Team, led by Ms Anne Furness.
Team members include: Mr Tony Petta, Ms Ginny Mulvey, Ms Liz Bainbridge and Ms Tracy Redwood.
Biological Sciences, Health and Related Studies (including Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Medicine, Nursing etc)
School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
Faculty of Health Sciences
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Dr Judith Dinham
Humanities and the Arts School of Education
Faculty of Humanities
Video Link
Dr Robert Madden
Early Career
West Australian School of Mines
Faculty of Science and Engineering
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Ms Christina Do
Law, Economics, Business and Related Studies
Curtin Law School
Curtin Business School
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The Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) Common First Year Team, led by Mrs Val Morey.
Team members include: Dr Judith Dinham, Dr Eva Dobozy, Dr Jennifer Howell, Dr Audrey Cooke, Dr Rachel Sheffield and Dr Brad Gobby
Social and Behavioural Sciences (Including Psychology and Education)
School of Education
Faculty of Humanities
Video Link
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Dr Trevor Mazzucchelli
For applying expertise in the area of clinical child psychology to facilitate and inspire clinical psychology trainees’ evidence-based practice and practice-based research.
School of Psychology and Speech Pathology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Video Link
Dr Jonathan Paxman
For outstanding contributions to student learning, fostering student motivation and independent learning through transformative practices which emphasise active engagement and problem-based learning.
School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Video Link
Programs that Enhance Learning
Science and Engineering Language and Literacy (SELL) Program, led by Dr Reva Ramiah.
Team members include: Ms Lauren Gilson, Ms Holly Bennett, Mr Dwayne Richards, and Ms Lisa O’Sullivan.
Student experiences and services supporting learning, development and growth in higher education
Faculty of Science and Engineering Video Link
Curtin Physiotherapy National Simulation Project Coordination Team, led by Professor Tony Wright.
Team members include: Dr Penny Moss, Dr Kathryn Watson and Mr Stephen Rue.
Educational partnerships and collaborations with other organisations
School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
Faculty of Health Sciences
Video Link
Teaching Excellence
Dr Susan Morris
Early Career
School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Hoe Lee
Biological Sciences, Health & Related Studies School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work
Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Rachel Sheffield
Social Sciences
School of Education
Faculty of Humanities
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Dr Janet Beilby and Ms Kathryn Viljoen
Development of curricula, resources and services that reflect a command of the field
School of Psychology and Speech Pathology
Faculty of Health Sciences
Professor Dawn Bennett
Scholarly activities and service innovations that have influenced and enhanced learning and teaching
Humanities Research Graduate Studies
Faculty of Humanities
Dr Iain Murray
Development of curricula, resources and services that reflect a command of the field Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Ms Lai Zhen Yue
Approaches to the support of learning and teaching that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn
Department of Science and Foundation
Miri, Sarawak Campus
Programs that Enhance Learning
Dr Katharina Wolf leading the GlobCom program Educational partnerships and collaborations with other organisations
School of Marketing
Curtin Business School
Teaching Excellence
Mrs Petra Czarniak Biological Sciences & Related Studies School of Pharmacy,
Faculty of Health Sciences
Ms Jennifer Dolzadelli Biological Sciences & Related Studies School of Pharmacy,
Faculty of Health Sciences
Mr Leo Ng Biological Sciences & Related Studies School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science,
Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Yu Dong Early Career Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty Science & Engineering
Mr Adrian Paxman The first year experience School of Biomedical Sciences,
Faculty of Health Sciences
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Dr John Morgan Department of Imaging & Applied Physics, School of Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering Enhancing undergraduate astronomy learning and reaching students worldwide through engaging delivery of introductory astronomy (Early Career)
Programs that Enhance Learning
Indigenous Cultures and Health Team Educational partnerships and collaborations with other organisations Team from School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, led by Associate Professor Marion Kickett (plus 52 team members)
Japan Study Tour International Perspectives of Planning Global citizenship and internationalisation Associate Professor Shahed Khan, Ms Megumi Khan and Mr Jake Schapper, Dept of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Built Environment, Faculty of Humanities
Chinese Articulation Student Induction Program Services supporting student learning Ms Grace Ang, Curtin Business School -International Programs ; and Professor Glennda Scully, Associate Professor Werner Soontiens and Dr Rosemary Kerr; School of Accounting, Curtin Business School
Teaching Excellence
Dr Melissa Davis Biological Sciences, Health and Related Studies School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences
Liesl Blott Early Career School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences
Ms Annette Watkins Early Career CBS - Teaching and Learning, Curtin Business School
Associate Professor Reena Tiwari Humanities and Arts Dept Architecture and Interior Architecture, School of Built Environment, Faculty of Humanities
Dr Faisal Anwar Physical Sciences and Related Studies Department of Civil Engineering, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Dr Ahmed El-Mowafy Physical Sciences and Related Studies Department of Spatial Sciences, Western Australian School of Mines, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Dr Doug Atkinson School of Information Systems, Curtin Business School For exemplary assessment and feedback practices including the development of semi-automated assessment rubrics for assurance of learning in the Bachelor of Commerce
Programs that Enhance Learning
Associate Professor Angus Buchanan, Ms Rebecca Waters, Mr Ben Milbourn and Ms Emma Lawrence, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Faculty of Health Sciences Educational partnerships and collaborations with other organisations Environment, Health & Disability Service Learning Partnership
Associate Professor Mauro Mocerino, Professor Shelley Yeo and Associate Professor Marjan Zadnik, Department of Chemistry, Department of Imaging and Applied Physics and School of Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering Services supporting student learning Enhancing students learning in laboratories through professional development of demonstrators
Teaching Excellence
Linda Portsmouth Biological Sciences, Health and Related Studies Public Health
Anna Bunn Early Career Business Law and Taxation
Dr Mohamed Shahin Early Career Civil Engineering
Dr Tama Leaver Humanities and Arts Internet Studies
Andrew Trosic Sessional Teaching Urban and Regional Planning
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Associate Professor David Pick Management For developing new and innovative approaches to teaching and assessment in Business Ethics that engage and motivate students to learn
Dr Leslie Almberg Early Career Applied Geology For conceiving, developing and implementing engaging, innovative and successful strategies for first-year geoscience assessment, teaching and learning activities
Dr Susan Bolt Early Career Curtin Business School-Teaching and Learning For academic leadership, staff development and scholarship of teaching and learning by an early career academic in higher education
Programs that Enhance Learning
Dr Jim Elliott and the START team from Support Services; Ms Ebonee Lynch, Ms Amy Cleasby, Ms Jade Habib, Ms Helen Hesselberg, Mr Arthur White, Ms Bahareh Saberi, Ms Janey Colquhoun and Ms Irene Ho The first year experience START Programs: Linking Retention Interventions
Margo Brewer and the team from Health Sciences Innovation in curricula, learning and teaching Interprofessional Practice Placement Program
Teaching Excellence
Dr Paul Murray Biological Sciences, Health and Related Studies Pharmacy
Dr William Gibson Early Career Physiotherapy
Ms Katharina Wolf Early Career Marketing
Ms Yin Ling Tan Early Career Chemical Engineering SARAWAK
Mrs Anne Russel lSessional Teaching Accounting
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Mrs Karen Glaister Nursing & Midwifery For sustained commitment to the development of quality, innovative and engaging curriculum for multidisciplinary health students to enhance collaborative, client centred diabetes related practice
Dr Allan Goody Office of Assessment, Teaching and Learning For sustained and outstanding contribution to student learning through the preparation and ongoing development of academics as teachers, and through scholarship in teaching and learning
Associate Professor Janice McKay Medical Imaging For effective and innovative leadership in the development and implementation of an undergraduate program in medical imaging science resulting in high student satisfaction
Teaching Excellence
Dr Lisa Tee Pharmacy
Ms Lisa Goldacre Business Law & Taxation
Dr Lynne Roberts Psychology
Ms Shiew Wei Lau Chemical Engineering
Mr Corey Sinteu Marketing
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Dr Sonia Dickinson, Marketing For the development of an industry centric learning program that stimulates student engagement, excitement and passion within the field of marketing communication
Associate Professor Katie Dunworth, Education For innovation and leadership in the provision of post-entry English language assessment and the promotion of language enhancement opportunities for students from non-English speaking backgrounds
C2010 Team: Professor Beverley Oliver, Ms Sue Jones, Ms Sonia Ferns and Team Education For implementing an evidence-based approach to Comprehensive Course Review leading to increased student satisfaction with course learning experience
Programs that Enhance Learning
Ms Annette Seeman, Ms Pamela Gaunt, Professor John Teschendorff BA (Art) Honours Programme
Dr Victor Chuang, Ms Leanne Stafford, Ms Beatrice Tucker, Mr Peter Gardner, Dr Ravani Chetty Interprofessional Learning Pilot Workshops
Teaching Excellence
Dr Nicoleta Balliu Chemical Engineering
A/Prof Jan Grant Psychology
Mr Glen Hutchings Accounting
A/Prof Ian Phau Marketing
Mr Terence Tan Engineering, Curtin Sarawak
Prof David Treagust Science and Mathematics Education Centre
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Dr Jaya Earnest Centre for International Health
Dr Margaret Pember Information and Library Studies
Prof Léonie Rennie Office of Research and Development
Dr Glennda Scully School of Accounting
A/Prof Marjan Zadnik Imaging and Applied Physics
Programs that Enhance Learning
Prof David Scott, Ms Helen Rogers, Dr Euan Lindsay, Mr Roger Munt and Ms Karen Sullivan Creating Engineers using Engineering Foundations Principles and Communications
Graduate School of Business Flexible Learning and Teaching
Mr Nigel Gribble and
Prof Lorna Rosenwax
Gribble Rosenwax Advanced Clinical Education Programme (GRACE)
Teaching Excellence
Ms Georgina Fyfe School of Biomedical Sciences
Mrs Shelley Kinsella School of Pharmacy
Dr Ashley Aitken School of Information Systems
Dr Djwantoro Hardjito School of Engineering & Science, Curtin Sarawak
Ms Josephine Hudson School of Psychology
Dr Euan Lindsay Department of Mechanical Engineering
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Ms Christine Howitt Faculty of Education, Language Studies and Social Work
Mr Robin Groves Faculty of Education, Language Studies and Social Work
Information Studies@Curtin Dept. of Media and Information
Ms Alma Dender School of Occupational Therapy
Ms Lorel Mayberry School of Public Health
Ms Penelope Forlano & A/Prof Marina Lommerse School of Built Environment
Mrs Katherine Bathgate School of Public Health
Ms Shamsul Kamariah Abdullah School of Business, Curtin Sarawak
A/Prof Simon Lewis Dept. of Applied Chemistry
Programs that Enhance Learning
Mr Peter Gardner & A/Prof Rick Ladyshewsky School of Physiotherapy/ Graduate School of Business
CBS Communication Skills Centre - Dr Carmela Briguglio, Ms Julie Howe & Ms Rose Van Son Curtin Business School
Curtin Accounting Experience - Mr Glen Hutchings School of Accounting
Developing a Creative Cluster Framework - A/Prof Marina Lommerse Faculty of Built Environment, Art & Design
Occupational Therapy Abroad Program - Mr Nigel Gribble, Ms Alma Dender, Ms Jan Kelly, Mr Trevor Goddard & Ms Carolyn Devereux School of Occupational Therapy
Teaching Excellence
Dr Saras Henderson School of Nursing and Midwifery
Ms Marina Ciccarelli School of Occupational Therapy
Mr Trevor Goddard School of Occupational Therapy
Dr Salim Siddiqui Department of Applied Physics
A/Prof Bert Veenendaal Department of Spatial Sciences
Dr Glenda Raison Faculty of Education, Language Studies and Social Work
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Academic Integrity Project Team Learning Support Network
Mr Khoa Do Faculty of Built Environment, Architecture and Design
eVALUate Project Team Learning Support Network, University Planning and IMS
Mr Joseph Fernandez Faculty of Media, Society and Culture
Ms Beena Giridharan Pre-University, Curtin Sarawak
Mr Trevor Goddard School of Occupational Therapy
Online Interactive learning Support (OILS) Team Department of Spatial Sciences
Dr Lina Pelliccione Faculty of Education, Language Studies and Social Work
Dr Glenda Raison Faculty of Education, Language Studies and Social Work
Dr Reena Tiwari Faculty of Built Environment, Architecture and Design
Programs that Enhance Learning
B. Ed Conversion Course for Aboriginal and Islander Education Officer Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Engineering Foundation Year Team Curtin Engineering Faculty
Business Capstone 301 Program Curtin Business School
Postgraduate Program in International Health Centre for International Health
Student Learning Support Centre University Life, Academic Services
Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Individiual/Team Award Winners
Dr Maureen Bickley Graduate School of Business
Dr Murray Adams & Mrs Lesley Clugston Department of Biomedical Sciences
Dr Cornelia Locher School of Pharmacy
Dr Sandra Frid & Dr Len Sparrow Mathematics Education, Department of Education
Ms Shamsul Kamariah School of Business, Curtin Sarawak
Dr Hong Ming Yan School of Engineering, Curtin Sarawak
Dr Brian Von Konsky School of Computing
Assoc Prof Bruce Maycock, Assoc Prof Peter Howat, Ms Sharyn Burns, Ms Jenny Collins, Ms Linda Portsmouth, Mr Graham Brown & Dr Alexandra McManus Health Promotions Team, School of Public Health
Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Individiual/Team Award Winners
Dr Peter Galvin Graduate School of Business
Dr Rick Ladyshewsky Graduate School of Business
Mr David Baccarini Department of Construction Management
Dr Sandra Frid & Dr Len Sparrow Mathematics Education, Department of Education
Ms Veronica Goerke & Ms Jane Grellier Communication Skills, Faculty of Media, Society & Culture
Associate Professor Barbara Stauble Sarawak Campus
Owen Watts Teaching Excellence Award for Schools 2004
Graduate School of Business Team Graduate School of Business
Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Individual/Team Award Winners
Peter Davis Department of Construction Management
Dr Mark Ogden
School of Applied Chemistry
Associate Professor Bill Lawrance Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lecturer Andrea Begley School of Public Health
Carmela Briguglio CBS Academic Development
Senior Lecturer Peter Galvin Graduate School of Business
Senior Lecturer David Lee Seng Kieong Sarawak
Internet Studies Team - Associate Professor Matthew Allen, Associate Professor Marika Auret, Lecturer Helen Merrick & Lecturer Michele Willson Department of Media and Information
Centre for International Health Team - Associate Professor Paola Ferroni, Ms Sue Gillieatt, Dr Mohammed Ali, Ms Feonagh Cooke, Dr Pradeep Jayasuriya, Ms Nerellie Richards, Miss Natasha Forde & Dr Annette Brown Centre for International Health
Muresk Team - Associate Professor John Janes, Dr Gary Hepworth & Associate Professor Zora Singh Muresk
Spatial Sciences Team - Senior Lecturer Tony Snow, Research Associate Duncan Hall & Research Associate Elizabeth-Kate Gulland Department of Spatial Sciences
Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Individiual/Team Award Winners
Associate Professor Roy Jones School of Social Sciences
Dr David Baccarini School of Architecture, Construction & Planning
Dr George Spyker School of Mathematics & Statistics
Dr Richard Ladyshewsky Graduate School of Business
Ms Georgina Fyfe School of Biomedical Science
Dr Rozz Albon Faculty of Education
Dr Bruce Maycock School of Public Health
Ms Marina Lommerse School of Architecture, Construction & Planning
Teaching Excellence School Award Winner
School of Architecture, Construction and Planning
Teaching Excellence Award Finalist
Graduate School of Business
Teaching Excellence Individual/Team Award Winners
Dr Alan Pilgrim School of Social Sciences
Marina Lommerse School of Architecture, Construction and Planning
Mr Robert Guthrie School of Business Law
Rozz Albon Faculty of Education
Mr Scott Fatnowna Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Tranquil Whispers - Kerry Pedigo, Bronwyn Hudson, Clive Jones, Lawson Savery, Laurie Dickie, Hudson Bancroft, Alan Luks, Michael Schaper, Dom Antonelli, Sha Watson, Narelle Guest, Vicki Thein, Rose Evans, David Spann School of Management and Information Technology Services
Dr Xing Ruan School of Architecture, Construction and Planning
Associate Professor Zora Singh Muresk Institute of Agriculture
Teaching Excellence Individual/Team Award Winners
Dr Fay Rola-Rubzen Muresk Institute of Agriculture
Dr Bert Veenendaal School of Spatial Sciences
Dr Mauro Mocerino School of Applied Chemistry
A/Prof Eamon Murphy School of Social Sciences
Ms Kerry Williams and Mr Julian Goddard School of Art
Dr Fran Crawford, Ms Julie Dickinson and Ms Sabina Leitmann School of Social Work and Social Policy
Ms Judy McGowan, Mr Robert Guthrie, Mr Stephen Kemp and Mr Roger Stace Curtin Business School
Rev Erich von Dietze1, A/Prof Geoff West2 and A/Prof Will Featherstone3 School of Counselling1, School of Computing2, and School of Spatial Sciences3
A/Prof Peter Howat, Ms Sharyn Burns, Mrs Jenny Collins, A/Prof Donna Cross, Mr Bruno Faletti, Mr Greg Hamilton, Ms Helena Iredell, Ms Linda Jackson, Mr Ross James, Mr Bruce Maycock and Ms Alexandra McManus School of Public Health
Ms Janine Rutledge, Mr Sim Prescott, Mr Dilip Parekh, Ms Regina Anyanwu, Mrs Patricia Dooey, Mr Peter McGrath, Mrs Thelma Blackford and Mr Paul Mercieca School of Languages and Intercultural Education
Teaching Excellence School Award Winner
School of Biomedical Sciences
Teaching Excellence School Award Finalist
School of Architecture, Construction and Planning
School of Social Sciences
Excellence and Innovation in Teaching Individiual/Team Award Winners
Michael Pearson School of Design
Ashley Aitken School of Information
Gaye Krebs and Gary Hepworth Muresk Institute of Agriculture
Jenny Sim & Mario Zadnik School of Physical Sciences
Annette Seeman, Pam Gaunt, Moira Doropoulos & Gina Cinanni School of Art
Roland De Marco, Mauro Mocerino and Barry Thornton School of Applied Chemistry
Philip Maxwell Western Australian School of Mines
Vassilios Agelidis and Bill Lawrance School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jeanne Dawson School of Accounting
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