FEIT Teaching and Learning Laboratory

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Engineering Practice Research Summit 15-17 July

The Teaching and Learning Laboratory in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at The University of Melbourne in collaboration with Engineers Australia will host the inaugural Engineering Practice Research Summit in Melbourne on 15-17 July 2024.

The Summit will bring together researchers and stakeholders of engineering practice. During the three days of the Summit, delegates will make brief presentations and provocations, and build on these in discussions, leading to positions on future research and support to inform engineering education and ensure sustainable engineering capability.

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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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