FEIT Teaching and Learning Laboratory

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Nature Chemical Engineering publishes Professor David Shallcross’ review of trends in chemical engineering education

Modern chemical engineering curricula must change to meet the demands of the forthcoming digital and sustainable process revolutions, argues Professor David Shallcross, an eminent chemical engineer in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.

Professor Shallcross has written an opinion piece for the first edition of a new journal, Nature Chemical Engineering, along with five other leading chemical engineering educators, who reimagine the undergraduate curriculum, showcasing its strengths and areas needing development.

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World Medal Honours Beacon of Engineering Education

Professor Sally Male, Director of the Teaching and Learning Laboratory in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT), has been selected as the 2023 Laureate to be awarded the World Federation of Engineering Organisation's (WFEO) Medal for Excellence in Engineering Education.

The award acknowledges Professor Male’s leadership in engineering education research and practice, especially in curriculum development, industry engagement and inclusion, which have helped to provide engineering students of all backgrounds in Australia and internationally with the best possible opportunity to develop their professional capabilities.

Professor Male was nominated for the award by Engineers Australia.

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Budj Bim On-Country Learning and Research wins Engagement Australia Excellence Award

Associate Professor Kaya Prpic and the Gunditjmara community are the winners of the 2023 Excellence in Indigenous Engagement Award, recognising their exceptional collaboration at Budj Bim. This collaborative project is grounded in a rich partnership between the Gunditjmara people and The University of Melbourne that is based on two-way learning and knowledge exchange at the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape.

The partnership involves an expanding program of on-Country learning and research activities that promote the Gunditjmara vision of Ngootyoong Gunditj Ngootyong Mara (healthy place, healthy people).

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