Recognising Excellence - Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education

The Australian National University, as a place of learning, is committed to encouraging and rewarding excellence in teaching. This commitment is demontrated through the ANU Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education and the support of teachers and programs towards national recognition at the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

This program of work is supported by the ANU Promoting Excellence team who unearth new talent, recognise quiet achievers, reward proven performers and promote outstanding programs.

2019 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence

  • Associate Professor Samantha Bennett, School of Music, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Dr Kate Flaherty, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Dr Marina Iskhakova, Research School of Economics, ANU College of Business and Economics.
  • Dr Yuko Kinoshita, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
  • Dr Jananie William, (Early Career), Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics, ANU College of Business and Economics

Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

  • ANU Clinical Psychology Program, Research School of Psychology, ANU College of Health and Medicine.
    Associate Professor Bruce Christensen, Associate Professor Elizabeth Rieger, Dr Dave Pasalich, Professor Richard O’Kearney, Associate Professor Rhonda Brown, Dr Amy Dawel, Dr Tegan Cruwys, Dr Linda Nicholson, Ms Lisa Oxman, Ms Julia Reynolds, Dr Lainie Hart, Ms Robin Dearlove, Ms Vicki Kilby, Ms Alyssa Best, Ms Erin Parker, Ms Paula Ozola

Award for Excellence in Supervision

  • Professor Barry Pogson, Research School of Biology, ANU College of Science.

Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

  • Dr Solène Inceoglu, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Mr William Maish, ANU Medical School, ANU College of Health and Medicine.
  • Ms Katerina Kormusheva, (Early Career), Research School of Management, ANU College of Business and Economics.
  • Dr Garth Pratten, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

Awards for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating

  • Mr Eamonn McNamara, School of History, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Mr Max Fedoseev, School of Philosophy, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Mr Augustus Panton, Research School of Economics, ANU College of Business and Economics.
  • Ms Katherine Cox, School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.

2018 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence: Dr Bronwyn Finnigan, Dr Fei Huang (Early Career), Dr Gemma King (Early Career), Dr Shari Read.
Award for Programs that Enhance Learning: Archaeology in the field, the field in the classroom.
Award for Excellence in Supervision: Associate Professor Salman Durrani.
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: Ms Pauline Bomball, Dr Ding Ding, Dr Anthony Hopkins, Dr Ben Swift.
Awards for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating: Dr Rebecca Gidley, Mr Isaac Pan, Mr Dek Sum.

2017 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence: Dr Huda Al-Tamimi, Dr Andrew Bradly, Dr Jason Payne (Early Career), Professor Michael Platow
Award for Programs that Enhance Learning: Foundation Studies for Visual Art at ANU School of Art
Award for Excellence in Supervision: Professor Emily Banks
Award for Indigenous Education (Program): The National Science and Engineering Summer School for Indigenous Students
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: Dr Matthew Brookhouse, Dr Shengyu Fan.
Awards for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating: Ms Carys Chan, Ms Francesca Maclean, Ms Estee Tee, Ms Emi Yoshida

2016 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence: Dr Gemma Betros, Dr Joanne Wallis (Early Career)
Award for Programs that Enhance Learning: Military and Defence Studies Program
Award for Excellence in Supervision: Professor Peter Kanowski, Associate Professor Rosanne Kennedy (Joint recipients)
Award for Indigenous Education (Teaching): Dr Bruce Doran and Mr Dean Mathews
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: Dr Tamara Browne, Dr Björn Dressel and Ms Sarah Cameron, Dr Alexandra Webb
Awards for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating: Mr Timothy Hatfield, Ms Jeong Yoon Ku, Mr Chad Lee-Stronach.

2015 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence: Associate Professor Katrina Anderson, Dr Joe Hope, Dr Vinh Lu, Dr Catherine Frieman
Award for Programs that Enhance Learning: The Indigenous Health Stream, ANU Surveys & Evaluations, Engaging with Community - Partnerships for Humanitarian Engineering at ANU
Award for Excellence in Supervision: Professor Diana Davis
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: Dr Ying-Yi Chih, The Double Degree Project Management team
Awards for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating: Dr Rolando Ochoa, Dr Jill Sheppard

2014 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence: Mr Chris Browne, Associate Professor Christine Phillips
Award for Excellence in Supervision: Associate Professor Peter Christen
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: Dr Alison Behie, Dr Sue Cossetto, Dr John Debs and Dr Nick Robins, Associate Professor Tony Foley, Dr Stephen Loy
Awards for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating: Ms Jun Imaki, Mr Joshua Soo

2013 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence: Dr Carol Hayes, Dr Lindy Orthia
Award for Excellence in Supervision: Professor Alan Hájek
Award for Programs that Enhance Learning: Science & Computer Science Peer Assisted Learning Program
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: Dr Vinh Lu, Dr Sango Mahanty and Dr Colin Filer
Awards for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating: Ms Hannah McCann, Mr Walter Reinhardt

2012 Recognising Excellence

Awards for Teaching Excellence: Dr Salman Durrani, Dr Yuki Itani-Adams
Award for Excellence in Supervision: Professor Paul Pickering
Award for Programs that Enhance Learning: The future of small-enrolment languages: The flexible delivery of Sanscrit.
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: Dr Isabelle Ferru