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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Applications are judged by an Awards panel, and recommendations are made to the Dean.
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.
Faculty Awards 2010 .
|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 .
|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 .
|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 .
|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
Highly Commended: Ian DEAN
|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 .
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
|Research Higher Degree Supervision||Recipient: Andrew McLACHLAN
Highly Commended: Jane HANRAHAN
Faculty Awards 2005 .
|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 .
|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
1999 Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
National Awards .
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