Teaching Awards

Dr. Bob Hooper

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.

Teaching Award Winners

Beth Ann Austin, Mathematics and Statistics
MUNSU Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2017

Danny Dyer, Mathematics and Statistics
President's Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2016

Brent Snook, Psychology
President's Award for Outstanding Graduate and Post-graduate Supervision, 2016

Ronald Haynes, Mathematics and Statistics
MUNSU Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2016

Margaret Caldwell, Biology
MUNSU Award for Excellence in Teaching 2016

Bob Hooper, Biology
MUNSU Award for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Student Life, 2016

Margarita Kondratieva, Mathematics and Statistics
MUNSU Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015

Regina Edwards, Computer Science
MUNSU Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Life, 2014

Aimee Surprenant, Psychology
MUNSU Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Life, 2012

David Schneider, Ocean Sciences
President’s Award for Outstanding Graduate and Postgraduate Student Supervision, 2012

Past Award Winners

 

Teaching Awards Available

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

 

Contact

Faculty of Science

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Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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