Teaching Awards

Instructors in the Faculty of Science provide students with exemplary experiences through their engaging lessons, creative design and overall student-centred teaching approaches. As a result, our instructors are recognized year after year through a variety of awards that showcase their excellence in teaching.

Instructors in the Faculty of Science provide students with exemplary experiences through their engaging lessons, creative design and overall student-centred teaching approaches. As a result, our instructors are recognized year after year through a variety of awards that showcase their excellence in teaching.

Dean of Science Distinguished Teacher Award

The Dean of Science Distinguished Teacher Award is presented each year to an instructor whose sustained commitment and creative approach to teaching has contributed to the improvement of the overall quality of teaching within the Faculty of Science. The award is open to current Academic Staff Members within the Faculty of Science who have served a minimum of five years.

President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate Supervision

The President's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Graduate Supervision encompass four categories:

Distinguished Teaching
Outstanding Teaching (Faculty)
Outstanding Teaching (Lecturers and Instructional Staff)
Outstanding Graduate and Postgraduate Supervision

They are presented each year to those individuals who, through their teaching or supervision, have significantly contributed to a positive teaching and learning environment at Memorial University.

Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Student Life Awards

The Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Student Life (ETOCSL) are intended to give students the opportunity to give back to those faculty and staff members at Memorial who have had a positive impact on their lives. These are the only awards for faculty and staff at Memorial that are entirely student-run.

External Teaching Awards

In addition to internal awards, instructors at Memorial University have also been recognized by external awards including:

Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Distinguished Teacher Award
Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Anne Marie MacKinnon Instructional Leadership Award
3M Teaching Fellowship, 3M and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Allan Blizzard Award, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, University Affairs
Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Information and support for faculty pursuing these awards is provided by the Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

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