On December 6, 2012 our faculty had a general faculty meeting at the Lotus Theatre. Here are some highlights
Publication Award for Early Career Researchers
To recognise an ECR researcher with the highest number of research publications, based on the 2012 HERDC data for 2011 publications. The Award comes with a certificate and $1500 prize money per winner. Winner: Dr Blake Dear, Department of Psychology
Early Career Researcher Grant Income Award
To recognise an ECR researcher with the highest amount of external research grant income (total project awards) won by him/her and his/her team(s) in 2011. The Award comes with a certificate and $1500 prize money. Winner: Dr Alexandra Woolgar, Department of Cognitive Science
Associate Dean Research Service Award
To recognise the recipient's contribution to the research environment. The Award comes with a certificate and $1500 prize money. Winner: Dr Peter Roger (Department of Linguistics) for his outstanding contribution as the Chair to the Faculty Human Research Ethics Sub-committee
The Executive Dean's Service Awards For Category 1
Contributions that enhance the profile of a department or the university
Winners: Melissa McKibbins, Marketing and Administrative Coordinator, Centre for Emotional Health & Psychology and Dr Pamela Marsh, Cognitive Science
Executive Dean's Service Awards Category 2
Assistance to a department or the Faculty in engaging with students and/or the community
Dr Alan Taylor, Psychology
For 25 years, Dr Taylor has educated Macquarie University students in Statistics and his reputation extends way beyond Macquarie University. In his enthusiasm and passion for his work, he has influenced the lives of many students and has inspired staff to engage in best-practive statistical techniques.
Executive Dean's Awards Category 3 Contribution to governance and management
Catherine Kinsella, General Manager, ASAM For exemplary effort in supporting ASAM'S continued development and for navigating many significant and unprecedented issues surrounding medical and surgical management with the utmost professionalism and skill.
Executive Dean Special Award
Colm Halbert, Faculty Research Manager
For absolutely exceptional sustained support to research in the Faculty of Human Sciences. Colm tirelessly gives support, feedback, encouagement and personalized grant advice to early career and seasoned researchers. He has developed initiatives, managed the internal grant system, run workshops, devised the faculty research calendar, coded data, read grants, written guidelines, rallied, cried and laughed and lightened us all with his Irish charm.