UWA teachers recognised in 2022 Australian Awards for University Teaching

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Five teachers from UWA were recognised in the 2022 Australian Awards for University Teaching in the category of Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

Mr Aidan Ricciardo, from the Law School, received an Early Career Citation for his work in making legal studies accessible and inclusive, instilling self-confidence and supporting law students to be the best learners and graduates they can be.

Dr Andrzej Gwizdalski, from the Business School, was recognised for the development of interdisciplinary blockchain curricula, technological resources and services that enable students to access employment opportunities in the digital Web 3 economy.

Dr Gemma Scarparolo, from the Graduate School of Education, was a recipient for her heads and hearts approach to teaching and learning that influence, motivate, and inspire pre-service teachers to teach inclusively and communicate effectively with parents.

Associate Professor Kati Tonkin, from the School of Humanities, was recognised for designing and delivering engaging, accessible, and inclusive curricula and resources that enable effective active learning in German Studies and History.

Associate Professor Peter Henry, from the School of Biomedical Sciences, was acknowledged for web-based applications as “learning bridges” that enable students to readily cross the expansive gulf between theoretical and experimental pharmacodynamics.

The awards recognise the most outstanding teachers and programs across the sector, celebrating university teachers at different stages in their careers, from early career academics to those who have devoted a lifetime to learning and teaching.

Period3 Jul 2023

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