Issue 22
Monday, 05 December 2016
Charles Darwin University
E-news
The Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Performance by a team went to the Student Administration and Equity Services graduation team
The Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional Performance by a team went to the Student Administration and Equity Services graduation team

Staff receive awards for excellence and service

Charles Darwin University staff have been recognised for their dedication, and continuous and meritorious service during the Vice-Chancellor’s end-of-year awards ceremony held on Casuarina campus.

Awards were presented to academic, professional, research and general staff for exceptional performance exceeding the normal requirements of their positions and advancing the university’s strategic goals.

The prestigious Ryan Family Award was shared by Ms Rebecca Marrone from the Office of the Vice-Chancellor and Ms Erin Lawson from the Innovative Media Production Studio for their exceptional performances and contributions to the university.   

The Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Exceptional Performance by General Staff were awarded to the Office of Student Administration and Equity Services customer relationship officer Daniel Oakley and Executive Officer to the Provost (formerly Executive Officer for the Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment) Natasha Lawrence. The Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Exceptional Performance by a team went to the Student Administration and Equity Services graduation team.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning was awarded to lecturer in Indonesian Dr Nathan Franklin for his innovative and effective approaches to online and flexible learning in teaching and training, and to the Growing Our Own Team for their approaches that were supportive and inclusive of a diverse student body. The Academic Language and Learning Success Program Team were also awarded for their contributions enhancing student development in learning or research.

The Emerging Researcher Award went to Associate Professor James Smith, manager of the Whole of Community Engagement project, while the Vice-Chancellor Awards for Exceptional Performance in Research Outstanding Individual Researcher Award was won by Professor Dean Carson, of the Northern Institute. The Exceptional Research Team Award was shared by the Menzies School of Health Research Melioidosis team and the Nutrition Team.

As part of the ceremony 29 staff received Long Service Recognition Awards for 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years of service to CDU.

The winners of individual awards received $5000 and teams received $10,000 to be used for professional development.