At the Psychology Department Research Day on March 30, 2012, a number of awards were presented:
THE RENNIE GAULTON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
This award is presented to a faculty member in the department who demonstrates the same dedication to undergraduate teaching that Rennie did. This year's winner is Ginny Grant.
HONOURS THESIS AWARD
This award is presented to the student who has submitted the best honours thesis. Factors that are considered include experimental design, analysis, theoretical impact and writing style and clarity. This year's winner is Maria Powell.
PSYCHOLOGY SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship, in the amount of $600, is given to a Psychology student based on academic merit, as well as involvement with the Psychology Department and the community. This year's winner is Alison Petten.
BEST PAPER AND BEST POSTER
These awards are presented to the students who give the best spoken and best poster presentation at the Psychology Research Day. The winners are decided by an evaluation group made up of faculty in the Psychology Department. Best Spoken Presentation: Kerri Bojman. Best Poster: Nicole Shea