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Curtin Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching

The Curtin Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching (EIT) are awarded annually and aim to provide recognition and reward for outstanding performances, by both individuals and teams, in teaching and in enhancing student learning. The Award programs available for nomination are:

In 2017 there are seven award categories with up to nine awards granted at the discretion of the Curtin EIT Awards Committee. Each award winner will receive a certificate and a grant of $3000. Refer to the Nomination Information for full details.

In 2017 there are six award categories with up to four awards granted at the discretion of the Curtin EIT Awards Committee. Each award winner will receive a certificate and a grant of $3000. Refer to the Nomination Information for full details.

This award category recognises the diverse contributions that individuals and teams make to the quality of student learning at Curtin. In 2017 there are up to seven awards granted at the discretion of the Curtin EIT Awards Committee. Each award winner will receive a certificate and a grant of $2000. Refer to the Nomination Information for full details.

In 2017, the inaugural year for this category of award, the Curtin EIT Awards Committee will grant up to three awards to university associates who teach Curtin students (that is, at Curtin’s on-shore and off-shore locations). Each award recipient will receive a certificate and grant of $AUD2000. Refer to the Nomination Information for details.

2016 recipients

Awards for Teaching Excellence:

  • Dr Jun Chih, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Category: Biological Sciences, Health and Related Studies     
  • Dr King Hann Lim, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science (Miri)
    Category:  Early Career.
  • Dr Benjamin Milbourn, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Category:  Early Career.
  • Mrs. Brooke Thomson, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Category: Early Career.
  • Assoc Prof Mohamed Shahin, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering
    Category: Physical Sciences & Related Studies.


Awards for Programs that Enhance Learning:

  • UniPASS (University Peer Assisted Study Success)
    Ms Amanda Smith(lead) and Mr Raphael Pereira from START (Student Transition and Retention Team), Support Services, DVC Academic.
    Category: Student experiences and services supporting learning, development and growth in higher education.

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