Eight members of The University of Western Australia were today lauded for their outstanding work by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council, ranking UWA first in the State in the number of such citations and equal second across Australia.
The sought-after ALTC awards recognise academic and professional staff who have made long-standing contributions to the quality of student learning and improving the overall student experience.
The UWA recipients are:
- Ms Barbara Black, Director of UWA's Albany Centre, for her sustained commitment to improving access to higher education in regional areas and providing high-quality learning experiences for regional students ([email protected]);
- Winthrop Professor Kenneth Clements, Head of Economics, for 30 years of teaching and supervision and for the creation of the innovative national PhD Conference in Economics and Business ([email protected]);
- Winthrop Professor Stephen Houghton, Director of UWA's Centre for Child and Adolescent Related Disorders, for 20 years of postgraduate teaching and research supervision in Educational Psychology and Special Education ([email protected]);
- Associate Professor Prudence Manners, School of Paediatrics and Child Health, for developing paediatric rheumatology teaching over decades, culminating in an online pioneering virtual clinical program ([email protected]);
- Winthrop Professor Neil Morgan, Law School, for inspiring law and criminology studies across culture, backgrounds and levels of study, through scholarships, fun and real-world relevance ([email protected]);
- Winthrop Professor Tom O'Donoghue, Graduate School of Education, for contribution to student learning at UWA and beyond through innovative, rigorous and sophisticated postgraduate supervision and supervision education in Education Studies ([email protected]);
- Winthrop Professor David Plowman, Management and Organisations, Business School, for sustained and energetic innovations in student learning at the discipline, University, and wider community levels ([email protected]);
- Mrs Kerry Smith, Course Controller, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, for sustained commitment to excellence in work-related learning, clinical training and remedial physical education ([email protected]).
For more information, visit https://www.teachingandlearning.uwa.edu.au/tl4/for_uwa_staff/prizes_and_awards
The awards will be presented on August 14.
Sally-Ann Jones (UWA Public Affairs) (+61 8) 6488 7975 / (+61 4) 20 790 098