The School of Maths and Statistics had 3 winners in the Teaching and Learning Awards in the College of Science this year, Dr Anthony Cronin & Maths Support Centre Tutor Team, Associate Professor Patrick Murphy, and Assistant Professor John Sheekey.


A total of 106 individuals and 10 teams were nominated for College of Science Teaching and Learning Awards. Academic staff, tutors, demonstrators and administrative staff from across the seven Schools and College admin were nominated by 222 students and 32 staff. 38 nominees progressed with award applications, 22 for Teaching Excellence and 16 for outstanding contribution to student learning.

The College of Science made 6 Teaching Excellence Awards and 5 Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Awards.

College of Science Teaching Excellence Awards:
Assistant Professor Tadhg O'Croinin (SBBS)
Associate Professor Emma Sokell ( Physics)
Assistant Professor Gavin Stewart (SBES)
Associate Professor John O'Connor (SBBS)
Associate Professor Brian Vohnsen (Physics)
Associate Professor Patrick Murphy (SMS)

College of Science Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning Awards:
Dr Anthony Cronin & Maths Support Centre Tutor Team (SMS)
Assistant Professor Brett Becker (Computer Science)
Assistant Professor John Sheekey (SMS)
Associate Professor John Quinn (Physics)
Assistant Professor Andrew Phillips (Chemistry)

Teaching Excellence Awards recognise individual faculty and staff in teaching roles for sustained commitment to teaching excellence and student learning and Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning recognise individuals or teams including any UCD faculty, staff, tutors or demonstrators who have made outstanding contributions to student learning in a specific area.
Dr Anthony Cronin & Maths Support Centre Tutor Team (SMS) went on to win an overall UCD Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

For more information on the award schemes go to the UCD Teaching & Learning Awards page.