UQ has several grant and fellowship schemes designed to recognise and encourage innovation in our teaching and learning staff. 

Previous grant recipients are listed below. To see current grants and fellowship recipients, visit our fellowship and grant recipients.

UQ Teaching Fellowship Scheme

2017

  • Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
    Dr Kelly Phelan, School of Business
    Mobilising Student Learning: The Utilisation of a Mobile App for Learning and Assessment
  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
    Dr Greg Birkett, School of Chemical Engineering
    Chemical Engineering: Threaded and unbundled
  • Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
    Dr Eimear Enright, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
    Students as Partners: A programmatic approach
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Dr Eve Klein, School of Music
    Developing Epistemic Fluency through Multidisciplinary Student Collaborations in the Bachelor of Arts
  • Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Dr Allyson Mutch and Dr Lisa Fitzgerald, School of Public Health
    Collaborating with student partners to facilitate the teaching and learning of threshold concepts in a multi-disciplinary curriculum
  • Faculty of Science
    Associate Professor Susan Rowland, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
    Mapping and developing Work Integrated Learning (WIL) capacity in Faculty of Science courses and programs
  • Faculty of Science
    Dr Louise Kuchel, School of Biomedical Sciences
    Working towards a development and assessment framework for authentic science communication skills

2016

  • Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
    Mr Russell Hinchy, TC Beirne School of Law
    Development of an Iterative Module for Statutory Interpretation and Research-intensive, Inquiry-guided Learning in the Digital Age
  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
    Associate Professor Tony Howes, School of Chemical Engineering
    Best Practice in Professional Practice: Revitalising and Redesigning the Major Project in Engineering Coursework Masters Degrees
  • Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
    Associate Professor Blake McKimmie, School of Psychology
    Introduction to Psychology Online
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Dr Morgan Brigg, School of Political Science and International Studies
    Lateral Pedagogy: Building Cultural Competence and Embedding Indigenous Perspectives and Knowledges in Curricula
  • Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Dr Michaela Kelly, School of Medicine
    Development of a Peer Observation Teaching Partnership Toolkit to facilitate partnerships in a broad range of medical teaching settings
  • Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Dr Jennifer Schafer, School of Medicine
    ‘MD Plus’
  • Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Dr Tammy Smith, School of Medicine
    Towards eExaminations: A pilot of an electronic examination platform in the School of Medicine

2015

  • Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
    Dr Yunxia Zhu, School of Business
    Intercultural Competence for Cross-cultural Management Education: Extending the Learning-by-doing Approach
  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
    Mr Michael Dickson, School of Architecture
    Making the Leap: Integrating Advanced Modelling and Prototyping Technologies with Architectural Technology and Engineering Curricula
  • Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
    Dr Marion Tower, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
    Establishment of a process of continuous quality improvement through the formation of a community of practice on the scholarship of teaching and learning for nursing staff.
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Associate Professor Julie Ballantyne, School of Music
    Problem seeking using mobile technologies: bridging gaps between university classrooms and careers
  • Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Associate Professor Nancy Sturman, School of Medicine
    Programmatic Assessment Blueprinting for the Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Faculty of Science
    Professor Michael Drinkwater, School of Mathematics and Physics
    Research-based Teaching Practice in the Bachelor of Science
  • Faculty of Science
    Professor Susanne Schmidt, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
    Integrating the First Year Science Curriculum across Core Disciplines

HEA Fellows

2017

Principal Fellows

  • Professor Julie Duck
  • Dr Gillian Hallam
  • Associate Professor Lydia Kavanagh
  • Professor Sarah Roberts-Thompson

Senior Fellows

  • Associate Professor Saiied Adminossadati
  • Dr Emma Bartle
  • Dr Jacqueline Bond
  • Associate Professor Christine Brown-Wilson
  • Professor Michael Drinkwater
  • Dr Deanne Gannaway
  • Professor Greg Hainge
  • Associate Professor Gwen Lawrie
  • Dr Allison Mandrusiak
  • Associate Professor Tim McIntyre
  • Dominic McGrath
  • Dr Allyson Mutch

Fellows

  • Dr Marissa Edwards
  • Dr Lisa Fitzgerald
  • Carl Sherwood
  • Elizabeth Springfield
  • Dr Margaret Wegner
  • Peta Winters-Chang

Associate Fellows

  • Dr Charlotte-Rose Millar

Teaching Innovation Grants

Previously the Technology-Enhanced Learning Grants and the UQ Early Career Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grants.

2017

  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, $13,000
    Innovative work-integrated learning experiences and authentic assessment to support speech pathology students' skill development in management of voice disorders
    Dr Anna Rumbach
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit and UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, $85,000
    Game-changing educators: Teaching Indigenous health in a culturally safe transformative learning environment
    Dr Chelsea Bond, Lynnel Angus, Leanne Coombe
  • School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, $125,000
    Integrating Digital Argument Mapping into Contemporary Pedagogies
    Deborah Brown, David Kinkhead, Peter Ellerton
  • School of Education, $165,000
    Implementation of the Higher Education Learning Framework to improve teaching and learning practices at UQ
    Annamaree Carroll, Pankaj Sah, Kelly Matthews, Hassan Khosravi, Julie Duck, Peter Adams, Susan Rowland, Greg Birkett, Polly Parker, Ross Cunnington, Simon Reid
  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, $165,000
    TeachingPlus@UQ: Developing professional practice to enhance the student experience
    Lydia Kavanagh, Julie Duck, Peter Adams, Deanne Gannaway, Dom McGrath, Jodie Copley
  • School of Communication and Arts, $120,000
    Taking the Cirrus Teaching and Learning platform beyond the Humanities and beyond the AusLit platform
    Kerry Kilner, Natalie Collie
  • School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, $115,000
    CLIPS at Work: Expanding an existing UQ website to help science students communicate for the workplace
    Susan Rowland, Louise Kuchel, Kay Colthorpe
  • Office of Medical Education, $100,000
    Pilot of an integrated e-exams software solution for exam creation, delivery, feedback and analytics. Stage 3: Scale-up, feedback and analytics
    Tammy Smith, Leanne Coombe, Kate Drinkwater, Shari Bowker
  • Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education, $47,000
    A computer adaptive testing (CAT) platform for discipline-specific, English language screening tests to identify linguistically at-risk students
    Stephen Walker, Lydia Kavanagh, Iain Mathieson, Megan Yucel, Matthew Tonks, Jason Sttele, eLIPSE Development Team, Lisa Davie, Shaun Chen
  • School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, $65,000
    Authentic, active and inspired learning - transforing large courses
    Vincent Wheatley, Peter McAree, David Mee, Paul Meehan, Ruth Knibbe, Greg Birkett

2016

  • School of Business, $136,670
    Developing Entrepreneurs: An interdisciplinary, experiential learning approach to creating an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset
    Associate Professor Martie‐Louise Verreynne, Dr Anna Jenkins, Associate Professor Timothy Kastelle, Associate Professor John Steen
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, $85,760
    Building capacity for interprofessional work-integrated learning through development of authentic assessment of interprofessional skills
    Dr Anne Hill, Dr Rebecca Olson, Dr Emma Bartle, Dr Jodie Copley, Ms Ruth Dunwoodie
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, $14,900
    A small private online course (SPOC) to innovatively and flexibly deliver a human development module to first year physiotherapy students
    Dr Kristy Nicola
  • School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, $14,830
    Creating game changing graduates in nutrition and dietetics through active learning, authentic assessment and student partnerships, using Entrustable Professional Activities
    Dr Olivia Wright
  • School of Languages and Cultures, $117,000
    Revitalising language assessment: Sustainable change through international benchmarking and knowledge transfer
    Associate Professor Marisa Cordella, Dr Juliana De Nooy, Dr Adriana Diaz, Dr Deanne Gannaway, Dr Barbara Hanna, Dr Kayoko Hashimoto, Dr Noriko Iwashita, Dr Paul Moore
  • School of Communication and Arts, $15,000
    A framework for Journalism design
    Ms Skye Doherty
  • School of Communication and Arts, $137,600
    Doing Digital Humanities - Expanding AusArts @ AusLit functionality for program level change
    Ms Kerry Kilner, Dr Jennifer Clement, Dr Natalie Collie
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, $194,000
    Strengthening the gateways: Building pathwards to success through active learning
    Associate Professor Karen Moni, Professor Julie Duck, Ms Inge Matt
  • The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, $15,000
    Can multiple technologies be used to privilege Indigenous voices in the course materials for first year courses in the Indigenous studies major?
    Dr Carlos Rivera-Santana
  • School of Social Science, $191,640
    Developing a database of innovative assessment techniques to promote student engagement and deter academic misconduct
    Dr Mair Underwood, Dr Peter Walters, Mr Chris Frost, Mr Dom McGrath, Ms Inge Matt, Ms Anna Richards
  • School of Medicine, $95,950
    Enhancing student learning with 3D Radiology images
    Professor Nicholas Hawkins, Dr Andrew Janke, Dr Justine Gibson, Dr Dick Wright, Ms Katrina Garrett
  • School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, $76,281
    TeamAnneal Stage Two - a web service for purposeful student team creation
    Associate Professor Peter Sutton, Associate Professor Lydia Kavanagh
  • School of Mathematics and Physics, $119,200
    Increasing student engagement in active learning through feedback on pre-reading quizzes
    Professor Michael Drinkwater, Professor Matthew Davis, Dr Greg Birkett, Associate Professor Tony Howes, Dr Surya Singh

Technology-Enhanced Learning Grants

Technology-Enhanced Learning Grants were incorporated into the Teaching Innovation Grants scheme in 2016.

2015

  • School of Business, $198,925
    Concept videos for BCom students
    Professor Karen Benson, Associate Professor Barry Oliver, Dr Jac Birt, Professor Steve Grey
  • School of Agricultural and Food Sciences, $200,448
    The Internet of Things for smart science and agriculture education
    Associate Professor Kim Bryceson, Dr Judy Cawdell Smith, Dr Marisa Collins, Dr Bruce D'Arcy, Dr Madan Gupta, Associate Professor Peter Murray, Dr David McNeill, Associate Professor Ron Johnston, Associate Professor Vic Galea, Dr Francois Visser, Associate Professor John Gaughan, Dr Luke Leung, Dr Laura Wendling, Dr Ryo Fufinuma, Dr Rebecca Diete, Dr Miranda Mortlock, Dr Robyn Cave
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, $50,283
    Training students in effective communication strategies via telehealth
    Dr Emma Finch, Dr Tanya Rose, Dr Kayla Brown, Associate Professor Jennifer Fleming, Professor Deborah Theodoros, Associate Professor David Copeland
  • School of Veterinary Science, $143,460
    VMF (Vertical Modular Framework) for learning and assessment in the clinical sciences
    Dr Justine Gibson, Dr Helen Owen, Dr Dick Wright, Dr Steven Kopp, Dr Katrina Garrett, Dr Ann Thompson
  • School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, $200,000
    Technology-enhanced learning strategies for real-world mathematics
    Dr Madan Gupta, Professor Peter Adams, Dr Michael Jennings
  • Architecture and Information Technology, $54,200
    Help! A Blackboard-linked quality assured student communication and response system
    Associate Professor Lydia Kavanagh, Dr Poh Hillock, Associate Professor Tony Howes, Dr Michael Jennings, Associate Professor Gwen Lawrie, Dr Liza O'Moore, Associate Professor Carl Reidsema, Dr Margaret Wegener, Dr Chris Landorf
  • School of Communication and Arts, $121,974
    Developing digital humanities student capabilites through the AusLit resource
    Kerry Kilner, Professor David Carter, Dr Stephen Carleton, Dr Bernadette Cochrane, Dr Kim Wilkins, Dr Janette McWilliam
  • School of Music, $100,000
    Technology-enabled creative music making: targeting future works skills 2020 in music technology curriculum design
    Dr Eve Klein, Associate Professor Julie Ballantyne, Dr Mary Broughton, Dr Robert Davidson, Patrick Murphy, Dr Simon Perry, Dr Liam Viney
  • School of Mathematics and Physics, $98,233
    Dynamic, interactive simulations for enhancing student learning
    Associate Professor Tim McIntyre, Associate Professor Tony Roberts, Dr Margaret Wegener, Dr Kelly Matthews
  • Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, $199,069
    A flexible ePortfolio platform for work-integrated learning
    Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson, Elizabeth Waldrop, Jessica Tsai, Dr Samantha McKenzie
  • School of Biological Sciences, $50,000
    Interactive practical manual for the analysis of biological data
    Dr Patrick Ward, Dr Daniel Ortiz-Barrientos, Dr Kely Matthews, Marnie Holt

2014

  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, $300,000
    Student Learning Pathway: Providing students with individually tailorerd maps for planning and tracking learning trajectories
    Associate Professor Carl Reidsema
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, $295,200
    The Teaching @ UQ Program
    Julie Duck, Kelly Matthews, Peter Adams, Lydia Kavanagh, Dominic McGrath
  • Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, $280,000
    e-Exams for high stakes assessment at UQ
    Mathew Hillier
  • School of Dentistry, $190,000
    Virtual patients create a virtuous cycle of learning in a dental curriculum
    Pauline Ford, Sandra March, Jessica Tsai, Anne Gilmore
  • School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, $192,475
    CLIPS: Communication learning in practice for scientists
    Susan Rowland, Joan Leach, Kay Colthorpe, Louise Kuchel
  • School of Chemical Engineering, $303,000
    TheJourneyMaker: Enhancing curriculum design, program analytics and the student experience
    Ian Cameron, Peter Sutton, Sarah Roberts-Thomson, Geoffrey Marks, Deborah Brown, Caroline Crosthwaite, Kim Bryceson, Greg Birktett
  • School of Architecture, $100,000
    Developing an integrated 5-dimensional technology learning experience for architecture students
    Christine Landorf, Michael Dickson, Timothy O'Rourke, Kelly Greenop, Peter Skinner
  • Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, $141,500
    Skills-enabled ePortfolio
    Professor Sarah Roberts-Thompson
  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, $97,640
    Platypus++: a smart, open, cross-campus randomised assignment peer review system
    Dr Surya Singh
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, $92,127
    Strengthening the first-year gateways: Aligned, Literate and Flipped!
    Associate Professor Julie Duck
  • School of Mathematics and Physics, $99,000
    An innovative, open-access online question and solution generator
    Michael Jennings, Gwen Lawrie
  • School of Mathematics and Physics, $100,000
    Enhancing student buy-in: pre-reading and feedback in the flipped classroom
    Michael Drinkwater, Matthew Davis
  • School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, $99,900
    Online, virtual and adaptive learning environments: improving the journey through large first year chemistry courses
    Gwen Lawrie, Susan Rowland, James de Vos, Lawrie Gahan, Joanne Blanchfield, Phillip Sharpe

Early Career (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) Grants

The Early Career (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) Grants were incorporated into the Teaching Innovation Grants scheme in 2016.

2014

  • School of Medicine
    Building capacity for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) amongst clinicians working as educators in the UQ School of Medicine
    Dr Emma Bartle
  • UQ Business School
    Creation of a virtual business environment to be used as an experiential learning and assessment tool for ACCT 1101
    Ms Robyn Parry
  • School of Biomedical Sciences
    Feedback Analytics – developing methodologies to understand the relationships between feedback provision, student feedback use and academic performance
    Dr Kirsten Zimbardi

ALTC Grants scheme

2013

  • School of Tourism
    Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes with Simulation-based Pedagogies
    Dr Pierre Benckendorff,  Project Team: Victoria University, University of South Australia, Griffith University, LaTrobe University
  • School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, $220,000
    Radical transformation: Re-imagining engineering education through flipping the classroom in a global learning partnership
    Associate Professor Carl Reidsema, Professor Phil Long, A/Professor Lydia Kavanagh, UniSyd, RMIT, Purdue, Stanford, Pittsburg
  • School of Architecture, $220,000
    Developing a 4-dimensional interdisciplinary learning environment for construction industry professionals
    Dr Christine Landorf,  University of Newcastle, University of South Australia
  • School of Education, $43,000
    Improving educational outcomes and opportunities for Indigenous students begins at the cultural interface in the classroom
    Dr Kerryn McCluskey, Associate Professor Shelley Dole
  • Teaching and Educational Development Institute, $50,000
    Processes and platform for e-exams in supervised BYOD environments
    Dr Mathew Hillier, UTas
  • School of Education, $44,000
    Becoming, belonging and being in the profession: A pilot mentoring program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pre-service teachers
    Associate Professor Liz Mackinlay
  • Teaching and Educational Development Institute, $30,000
    Transforming Assessment with local and global online dissemination of e-Assessment resources and exemplary practices
    Dr Mathew Hillier
  • Teaching and Educational Development Institute, $30,000
    Extending QS in Science: trialling and disseminating resources to link and build QS across life sciences majors
    Dr Kelly Matthews