Honour roll

Award recipient receiving certificate

Outstanding contributions to student learning amongst our staff community are recognised annually by the University and  the Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT). The following La Trobe University staff have received University or national citations in 2018:

Vice-Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence

  • Dr Brian Grills
    For delivery of an inspiring Pathophysiology curriculum to large, diverse student cohorts that stimulates student engagement and learning for their future professions.
  • Dr Catherine Padmore, Dr Hester Joyce and Dr Tonya Stebbins
    For developing a writing toolbox to bring cohesion of content and cohort to a first-year interdisciplinary subject.

La Trobe University Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

  • Dr Anne-Maree Sawyer
    For developing effective, accessible and stimulating resources for student learning in a fully online second-year Sociology subject.
  • Anthony Francis
    For empowering and inspiring Prosthetics and Orthotics students to apply evidence-based practice through collaboration and engagement with clinical experts and patients in authentic clinical settings.
  • Dr Brian Grills
    For delivery of an inspiring Pathophysiology curriculum to large, diverse student cohorts that stimulates student engagement and learning for their future professions.
  • Dr Catherine Padmore, Dr Hester Joyce and Dr Tonya Stebbins
    For developing a writing toolbox to bring cohesion of content and cohort to a first-year interdisciplinary subject.
  • Dr Chris Bruce
    For sparking connections through digital technologies in Allied Health learning and teaching – inspiring curiosity in Occupational Therapy students through flexible learning for the 21st century.
  • Dr Jasvir Kaur Nachatar Singh
    For transforming a University-wide subject Leadership: What Matters to inspire leadership capacities in undergraduate third-year students.
  • Dr Laura Griffin
    For Thinking Like a Lawyer: motivating Business students to learn Law, and equipping them to do it well.
  • Dr Laura Whitburn, Dr Diane Hughes, Dr Aaron McDonald, Dr Sherrie Wentworth, Dr Rodney Green, Dr Lloyd White, Dr Jency Thomas, Ms Anita Zacharias, Mr Heath McGowan and Dr Richard Fernandez
    For the power of peer-review: a discipline-wide collegial approach in the context of developing sustainable blended learning content in Anatomy.
  • Dr Petrus Antonius Usmanij
    For providing innovative learning and teaching of real business context in capstone subject through experiential learning and real-life problem solving.
  • Dr Shirmila Dilhani Premaratna
    For bridging theory and the real world through case studies that simulate real life disease scenarios to enhance the student learning experience in Animal Biosecurity.

La Trobe University Commendations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

  • Dr Julie Rudner
    For transforming students into planning and urban design experts through Designing Children’s Environments.
  • Dr Megan Maher, Dr Jeff Yeoman, Dr Linda Ward, Deepti Varghese-Jose, Dr Marc Kvansakul and Dr Begoña Heras
    For transforming the research program of the Master of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics through integration with Departmental research programs, aimed at improved student engagement and outcomes.

Past award winners

See our past exemplars.