Faculty of Pharmacy Learning and Teaching

The Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney has a long history of excellence in pharmacy education. Guided by its strategic plan, the faculty continues to develop a strong, innovative learning and teaching culture and provide students with cutting edge education.

The faculty has an active Learning and Teaching Committee, and promotes and rewards excellence in teaching – particularly through the annual Teaching Awards; and encourages educational innovation, research-led teaching, and research of pharmacy student learning.


Awards

The Faculty of Pharmacy Teaching Awards acknowledge members of staff who demonstrate outstanding performance.

The Awards are aligned with the University awards. Pharmacy staff who receive a Faculty Award are strongly encouraged to also apply for a University award where eligible.

Previous recipients can be viewed below.

Award Categories

Up to five Awards are granted, in three categories. More details.

  • Outstanding Teaching
  • Support for the Student Experience (Academic Staff full-time/casual; General Staff)
  • Research Higher Degree Supervision
Process

Stage one
Students and staff may submit nominations using the online form(link on right). Both individuals and groups can be nominated. Nominations are open until the first Friday in November. You can nominate anyone who has demonstrated outstanding performance at any time during the current teaching year.

Canvassing nominations is not permitted.

Stage two
Nominations are passed to the nominated Faculty members, who then have the opportunity to submit an application for an Award in their nominated category. Nominees who choose to submit an Award application must submit a written statement (maximum one A4 page), together with a response to each of the award criteria (maximum two A4 pages, in minimum 10-point font), accompanied by a separate referee report in support of the application.

The complete application must be submitted to the Faculty General Manager no later than the last working day in February of the following year.

Stage three
Applications are judged by an Awards panel, and recommendations are made to the Dean.

Eligibility

Nominators must be current students or faculty members.

Award applicants must be current faculty members. Previous recipients are ineligible to apply in the same Award category for five years.


Teaching Awards Recipients & Educational Qualifications

Listed below are Faculty of Pharmacy recipients of Teaching Awards, and Faculty staff who hold educational qualifications:


Faculty Awards .

The Faculty awards acknowledge individual members of staff who demonstrate outstanding performance. Certificates of Outstanding Teaching are presented at an annual Faculty ceremony.

  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Faculty Awards 2010 .
Award Recipients
Outstanding Teaching Recipient: David (Dai) HIBBS and Rebekah MOLES
Research Higher Degree Supervision Recipient: Tim CHEN
Support for the Student Experience - General Staff Recipient: Narelle DA COSTA and Weining (Vinnie) XUE
Faculty Awards 2009 .
Award Recipients
Outstanding Teaching Recipient: Kim CHAN
Research Higher Degree Supervision Recipient: Ines KRASS
Support for the Student Experience - Full-Time Academic Staff Recipient: Romano FOIS
Support for the Student Experience - Casual Academic Staff Recipient: Fatinah ZIREIN
Support for the Student Experience - General Staff Recipient: Fred WONG
Faculty Awards 2008 .
Award Recipients
Outstanding Teaching Recipient: Vickie KRITIKOS
Highly Commended: Paul YOUNG
Higher Degree Supervision Recipient: Kim CHAN
Highly Commended: Jo BRIEN
Support for the Student Experience - Academic Staff Recipient: Erica SAINSBURY
Support for the Student Experience - Casual Staff Recipient: Desmond HENG
Highly Commended: Kieren PO
Faculty Awards 2007 .
Award  Recipients
Outstanding Teaching Recipient: Beata BAJOREK
Recipient: Dai HIBBS
Support for the Student Experience - Academic Staff Recipient: Beata BAJOREK
Recipient: Dai HIBBS
Support for the Student Experience - Casual Staff

Recipient: Erdahl TEBER
Recipient: Ben BASGER

Highly Commended: Ian DEAN
Highly Commended: Desmond HENG
Highly Commended: Celina SEETO

Support for the Student Experience - General Staff Recipient: Narelle DA COSTA
Recipient: Desmond LEE
Research Higher Degree Supervision

Recipient: Mary COLLINS

Highly Commended: Dai HIBBS

Faculty Awards 2006 .
Award Recipients
Outstanding Teaching

Recipient: Kylie WILLIAMS

Highly Commended: Bandana SAINI

Support for the Student Experience - Academic Staff

Recipient: Daniela TRAINI

Highly Commended: Paul YOUNG

Support for the Student Experience - General/Casual Staff Recipient: Bruce TATTAM

Highly Commended: Noeris SALAM
Highly Commended: Heba ABDEL HALIM

Research Higher Degree Supervision Recipient: Andrew McLACHLAN

Highly Commended: Jane HANRAHAN

Faculty Awards 2005 .

Award Recipients
Excellence in Teaching Concepts in Pharmacy Recipient: Erica SAINSBURY
Excellence in Teaching Support for Pharmacotherapeutics Recipient: Rosalind DEY
Excellence in Support as a Technical Officer for Medicinal Chemistry Recipient: Fred WONG

Faculty Awards 2004 .

Award Recipients
Excellence in Teaching Physical Pharmaceutics and Formulation Recipient: Kim CHAN
Excellence in Teaching Support (Demonstrator/Tutor) Recipient: Iman BASHETI

University Awards .

Bachelor of Pharmacy Curriculum Review Team
(Jane HANRAHAN, Ines KRASS, Erica SAINSBURY,
Dr Rebekah Moles, Parisa ASLANI, Romano FOIS)

2013 Vice-Chancellor Award Winners - Systems that Achieve Collective Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Parisa ASLANI, Andrew McLACHLAN, Erica SAINSBURY and Susan TAYLOR
2001 Group Award: Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Teaching

Erica SAINSBURY
1999 Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

National Awards .

Erica SAINSBURY

Fellowship of HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia) 2003 (by peer review)

Quality Teaching Award, NSW Minister for Education and Training & The Australian College of Educators, 2002

Faculty staff with educational qualifications .

  • Parisa ASLANI - GradCertEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • Hak-Kim CHAN - GradDipEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • Colin DUKE - GradCertEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • Jane HANRAHAN - GradCertEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • David HIBBS - GradCertEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • Ines KRASS - GradDipEdStudies (Health Ed)
  • (George) Qian LI - GradDipEdStudies (Health Ed)
  • Rebecca ROUBIN - GradCertEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • Bandana SAINI - GradCertEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • Erica SAINSBURY - GradDipEdStudies (Higher Ed)
  • Lorraine SMITH - PhD (Education)
  • Andrew WOOD - Diploma of Education