2008 News and Highlights Archive
Congratulations to Dr Kim Cheng Boey, who was presented with the 2008 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Supervision Excellence in the Faculty of Education and Arts. Congratulations also goes to Dr Debbie Plath, who has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence in the Faculty, and Dr Kathy Butler who has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence in Indigenous Education.
Assoc. Professor Marj Kibby has been awarded an esteemed NSW Quality Teaching Award (QTA). The awards are presented by the NSW Government to teachers who demonstrate a commitment to excellence and student achievement. To read more on this story click here
Congratulations to the following School staff who were promoted to Senior Lecturer: Alex Broom, Victoria Haskins, Jo May, and Alistair Rolls
The following colleagues received promotions, effective 1 July 2008: Professor Hilary Carey, Professor Linda Connor and Associate Professor Marj Kibby. To read more on this story click here
Associate Professor Alison Ferguson has been awarded a University Career Enhancement Fellowship for Academic Women. The research fellowship will take effect for 12 months starting in July this year.
A critically acclaimed biography of French military and political leader Napoleon by historian Dr Philip Dwyer has taken out top honours at this year's National Biography Awards. For more information click here. To view Sydney Morning Herald article click here
Associate Professor Alison Ferguson has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Supervisor of the Year. For more information click here
Dr Alistair Rolls awarded the University's Award for Research Excellence for his paper: 'Throwing Caution to a French Wind: Peter Cheney's Success Overseas in 1945', Australian Journal of French Studies (43:1, 2006, pp 35-47). For more information click here
Dr Christo Moskovsky awarded a Vive-Chancellor's Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. For more information click here
Dr Josephine May & Dr DIanne Osland both awarded prestigious NSW Quality Teacher Awards (2007), for more information click here
Congratulations to Rebecca Horodecki (Sociology & Anthropology, BSocSci Hons) - University medallist, Anne Walker (Bachelor of Social Work) - University medallist, and to Alexandra Clare Hunting (Bachelor of Speech Pathology) and Erin Beard (Bachelor of Social Work) - Faculty medallists. For a list of recipients of School Prizes recently awarded at the annual School Awards Ceremony, please click here.
Patrick Cullen, a PhD student in English, has had a short story published for the 3rd consecutive year in the Best Australian Stories 2007 book, edited by Robert Drewe, one of Australia's most acclaimed authors. His work, The Easy Way Out, examines the complexities of marriage and family. It tells the story of a husband's infidelity through the eyes of the unfaithful husband's neighbours.
MA graduate, Amelia Fielden, has published 8 books since graduating in 2005, and is working on 2 more. She was awarded a Columbia University Prize for Japanese Literary Translation, and was invited as a guest poet to the poetry reading ceremony at the Imperial in Tokyo on New Year's Day, 2007.
Dr Christopher Pollnitz has been invited to address the D.H. Lawrence Society at the Eastwood Public Library on 14 May 2008. The topic of his address will be 'D.H. Lawrence and the Invasion of Iraq: Lawrence's Forgotten Poems about a Forgotten War'.
Anne Brown, PhD Candidate in Creative Writing wins ABC Regional Short Story Competition.
Academic Women in Leadership Program 2008. Congratulations to Bernice Mathisen, Pam Nilan & Debbie Plath on successfully obtaining a place in the program.
- Creative Writing Takes on Real Life
- The history of a valuable archive - NSW Governor to launch book
- Pasha Bulka grounding highlights significance of Nobby's site
- Historian wons prize for examination of 'stolen wages'
- Negotiating your identity as a Korean adoptee
- Research shows widening gap for legal aid clients
- Student wins scholarship to study in China
- Smooth speech program to control stuttering
- Lecture reflects on Europe as Empire
- Research to download music choices