In recognition of his outstanding commitment and contribution to teaching, Professor Morgan received an Award for Teaching Excellence.

Teaching excellence

Professor Philip Morgan with Professor Bill Hogarth

Less than two months after being named 2012 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year, Professor Phil Morgan has once again been honoured with a prestigious national award.

In recognition of his outstanding commitment and contribution to teaching, Professor Morgan has received an Award for Teaching Excellence in the 2012 Australian Awards for University Teaching, presented by the Office for Learning and Teaching.

The awards celebrate the nation's most outstanding university teachers and recognise individuals who have made a significant contribution to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in higher education.

Professor Morgan received his Award at the official ceremony hosted at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.

The Co-Director of the University of Newcastle's Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition and lecturer in the School of Education continues to build on his multidisciplinary expertise that draws from the fields of education, nutrition, epidemiology and health promotion.Over the past six years, Professor Morgan's work in teaching and research has been recognised with more than 20 academic awards including eight university teaching excellence awards, and five national/international research awards.

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