Australian Awards for University Teaching 2016

19th October 2016

ALTF news

Congratulations to ALT Fellows Professor Mark Brimble, Dr Claire Palermo and Dr Ruth Bridgestock for being awarded 2016 citations for outstanding contributions to student learning.

More than 100 of the nation’s university academics and professional staff have been recognised over the past two months for outstanding contributions to student learning. Current Fellows also received their pins at the various State Citations ceremonies.

The Citations celebrate innovation and commitment to student learning through pivotal and lasting contributions that help students develop the knowledge and skills they need for their futures.The Citations symbolise the quality of learning and teaching that continues to strengthen Australia’s reputation as a global leader in higher education.

Professor Mark Brimble
Griffith University

For strategic leadership of the financial advice profession and the emerging discipline of finance and financial planning in Australia.

Dr Claire Palermo
Monash University

For improving the preparation of dietitians for practice by impacting nationally on dietetics course assessment practices and national performance standards.

Dr Ruth Bridgstock
Queensland University of Technology

For sustained evidence-based leadership and innovation in curriculum development and delivery, to build students’ 21st century capabilities and enhance graduate employability in creative disciplines.

A full list of recipients is available at the Australian Awards for University Teaching page.

More photos from the event can be found here.