Health Sciences

Health Sciences excels in gaining Teaching Development Grants

The Learning and Teaching Centre recently announced the results of bids made to ACU’s Awards and Grants Committee 2014. In 2014 the ACU Awards and Grants Committee received 17 competitive proposals on a wide range of topics. Six of the successful grant applications came from the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Congratulations go to the following staff on their successful proposals:

Dr Simone Arnott & Dr Diane Jacobs from the School of Allied Health for their proposal: Speech pathology student perceptions and experiences following a non-assessed residential care immersion;

Mr Matthew Pink from the School of Exercise Science for his proposal: Facilitating and evaluating enhanced learning quality through international community engagement: Tools and strategies for staff and students;

Ms Laura Miller, Dr Erin Conway, Dr Jenny Murphy and Ms Cate Fitzgerald from the Schools of Allied Health and Physiotherapy for their proposal: Allied Health Professional Practice and Training;

Dr Jane Morrow and Ms Kath Brundell from the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine for their proposal: Enhancing midwifery student practice and remote student resources using ACU YouTube visual skills to improve higher education clinical outcomes;

Dr Genevieve Morris, Santha James, Dr Tanya Uebergang and Dr Belinda Martinac from the School of Science for their proposal: Fundamentals of Biology Learning Module;

Ms Farida Saghafi, Mr Stephen Guinea and Ms Nicole Blakey from the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine for their proposal:   Evaluating the effectiveness of an innovative simulation program designed to enhance clinical reasoning skills in final semester nursing students.

It is expected that all projects will be completed by the end of 2015.