Meet the finalists for the Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards, 2020
This year, our teachers have had to be flexible and adapt the way they teach and engage with our students. We are proud to recognise their outstanding achievements and congratulate all our Highly Commended Finalists listed below.
Winners to this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards will be announced in a virtual ceremony, which will be broadcast on 2 December, 2020. Find out more and register for the event here.
Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Student-nominated Award
This award recognises teachers who have been nominated by students for teaching excellence and making a difference to learning.
|Zara Bending||Faculty of Arts|
|Dr Charlotte Overgaard||Faculty of Arts|
|Dr Ava Laure Parsemain||Faculty of Arts|
|Associate Professor Kevin Brooks||Faculty of Medicine Health and Human Sciences|
|Associate Professor Naomi Sweller||Faculty of Medicine Health and Human Sciences|
|Dr Jasmina Vrankovic||Faculty of Medicine Health and Human Sciences|
|Christopher Burrell||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Charanya Ramakrishnan||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Dr Matthew Roberts||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Nandini Kumar||Macquarie Business School|
|Dr Jennifer Lai||Macquarie Business School|
|Dr Troy Sarina||Macquarie Business School|
|Dr May Kocatepe||Macquarie University International College|
|Daniel Lombardo||Macquarie University International College|
|Dr James Mackenzie||Macquarie University International College|
Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Sessional Staff Award
This award recognises sessional/casual staff for their commitment to student learning and effective teaching approaches.
|Loren Demol||Faculty of Arts|
|Tamara Paulin||Faculty of Medicine Health and Human Sciences|
|Anna Wells||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Leeanne DeMello||Macquarie Business School|
|Andrew Pentecost||Macquarie University International College|
Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Early Career Award
This award recognises staff with less than five years of teaching experience for their quality teaching.
|Dr Alexander Gillett||Faculty of Arts|
|Dr Rimante Ronto||Faculty of Medicine Health and Human Sciences|
|Dr Christopher Lustri||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Rose Harvey||English Language Centre|
Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Learning Innovation
This award recognises staff for their development and implementation of innovations to improve learning, teaching or assessment to enable, motivate, support and inspire students to learn.
|Dr Rebecca Andrews and team||Faculty of Arts|
|Dr Morwenna Kirwan and team||Faculty of Medicine Health and Human Sciences|
|Associate Professor Nathan Daczko and team||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Susan Fripp and team||Library|
|Inah Matsuoka-Yi and team||Macquarie University International College|
Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence
This award recognises staff for their excellence in teaching and support of learning, and the impact they have on motivating and inspiring students to learn.
|Associate Professor Lea Beness||Faculty of Arts|
|Professor Simon George||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Associate Professor Erik Lundmark||Macquarie Business School|
|Dr Pamela Humphreys and team||Macquarie University International College|
Vice-Chancellor’s Educational Leader Award
This award recognises staff educational leaders and how their leadership has influenced and enhanced learning and teaching and/or student experience.
|Associate Professor Tanya Evans and Dr Linda Evans||Faculty of Arts|
|Dr Kerrie Tomkins and Associate Professor Kira Westaway||Faculty of Science and Engineering|
|Dr Lurion DeMello||Macquarie Business School|
|Trish Behan||English Language Centre|