New Appointment - Chair of Engineering Education

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Professor Caroline Baillie has been appointed as UWA’s first Chair of Engineering Education.  Professor Baillie's most recent position was Professor and Dupont Canada Chair in Engineering Education Research and Development, Faculty of Applied Science, Queens University, Ontario, Canada. She has a PhD from the University of Surrey in Materials Science and Engineering.

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Brian Stone and Dr Nathan Scott

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

The Faculty wishes to offer our congratulations to both Emeritus Professor Brian Stone and Dr Nathan Scott for winning the best paper award for their presentation “Some Reflections on On-line Tutoring and Plagiarism” at the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) conference.

Faculty CATLyst

Monday, 9 February 2009

Focus on Sessional Staff

The key project of the Faculty CATLyst this year is to produce and trial a Faculty specific guide to support sessional staff.  Given the increasing proportion of teaching that is conducted by sessional teachers, this is an area of significant importance.