UQ Business school staff awards

Nominations are now open for the annual UQ Business School Staff Awards! We encourage you to nominate your peers online through the link below. The awards will be presented at the Staff Awards Evening on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

The event recognises outstanding achievements and is an opportunity to thank staff for their efforts throughout the year. The Senior Leadership Team will accept nominations up until Friday 18 October 2019. Submit your nominations via the button below.

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Individual award winners will receive a customised plaque and a monetary bonus (paid through payroll and subject to income tax/superannuation). Team award winners will receive a monetary amount to be used for professional development or team building activities.

Individual and team nominations – one winner per category – 100 word minimum submission

Excellence in Innovation 

This award recognises and celebrates individuals and teams that have implemented innovative and effective workplace practices or initiatives, including the development of new systems that improve effectiveness and efficiency.

Excellence in Service 

This award recognises and celebrates individuals and teams that have made an outstanding and significant contribution to delivering excellence in service to students, staff or the wider community.

Excellence in Community, Diversity and Inclusion 

This award recognises and celebrates outstanding effort made by individuals and teams in promoting equity, diversity and inclusion within the School and proactively enhancing a sense of community among staff, students and partners.     

Excellence in Mental and Physical Health, Safety and Wellness 

This award recognises and celebrates the contributions of individuals and teams who have implemented innovative and exciting ideas and practices that contribute to the mental and physical health, safety and wellness of our staff and students.

Excellence in Leadership 

This award recognises and celebrates exemplary leadership supporting a positive, performance-based culture and contributing to the achievements of the School. Such leadership may be demonstrated by individuals or teams in any role across the School.

Individual and team nominations – one winner per category – 100 word minimum submission

Award for Innovation in Large Courses

This award recognises the design and successful introduction of innovative approaches to enhance the student learning experience in large course formats. 

Award for Enhancing the First Year Student Experience

This award recognises those who create experiences or activities that attempt to engage and enhance the experience of first year students in the Business School. 

Award for Excellence in Blended Learning

Award for developing high quality and engaging blended learning materials, experiences and opportunities for students, both within UQ and to the broader public.

Award for Excellence in Student Engagement

Award for designing, implementing or supporting programs that aim to enhance student engagement and retention, and contribute to a positive school culture.

Award for Innovation in Assessment Design

This award recognises efforts to design and successfully apply innovative approaches to assessment that is authentic and positively contributes to students learning outcomes and graduate attributes.

Tutor Award for Excellence

This award recognises a School tutor that demonstrates sustained high performance in the design and delivery of tutorials and contributes positively to the School’s teaching and learning objectives. 
 

Individual and team nominations – one winner per category – 300 word minimum submission

Early Career Academic Engagement Award

An ECA who demonstrates engagement with industry/government through at least two of the following engagement activities: 

  • brings in industry/government funds
  • sets up an industry advisory board
  • partners with industry to co-develop an event to showcase research or develop research initiatives
  •  develops a collaborative research project
  • has an ongoing collaborative research project.  

Research Team Engagement Award

A team that demonstrates engagement with industry/government through at least two of the following engagement activities:

  • brings in industry/government funds
  • sets up an industry advisory board
  • partners with industry to co-develop an event to showcase research or develop research initiatives
  • develops a collaborative research project with industry/government
  • has an ongoing collaborative research project.

Early Career Researcher Excellence in Research Award

This award recognises significant research contributions made by a researcher who received her/his PhD within the last five years. The award recipient will have demonstrated outstanding research relative to opportunity.

Research Excellence Award (up to Level D)

This award will be presented to a Level A-D T&R academic for outstanding research activity, based on new research publications (quality and quantity), research grants activity (submitted and successful), research mentoring (PhD, honours and ECR), presentations at research conferences, and research awards/accolades.

Industry Engagement and Non-Academic Impact Award

This award recognises high quality research that demonstrates a high level of engagement with external stakeholders, and has made a significant impact on non-academic audiences.

Cross-Discipline Research Award

This award recognises high quality research that connects the business discipline with disciplines outside of the Business School. An individual or team who demonstrates engagement with other areas of the university and may also involve industry/government.

Award for Excellence in PhD Supervision

This award recognises excellence in the area of PhD supervision, evidenced by examples of successful mentoring and outstanding student outcomes.

Overall Research Engagement Award

For outstanding high-impact collaborative research partnership(s) with industry to recognise a successful academic, who through industry engagement and/or research collaboration has achieved excellent outcomes and national and international research impact. Preference will be given to collaborations that have illustrated impact for the research partner and more broadly, and where the partnership has been enduring.