Awards and achievements

The School of Economics is a driver of excellence in teaching and of research into improving teaching. It has recognized its good teachers in diverse ways over the last 20 and more years. The School has also trained its tutors in-house since the mid-1990s, with great success.

National AAUT, ALTC and UQ Awards

Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT)

  • 2017: Mr Carl Sherwood - Australian Award for  University Teaching Excellence
  • 2013: Mr Carl Sherwood - Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 
  • 2011: Associate Professor Phil Bodman - Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • 2011: Mr Alan Duhs - Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards (ALTC)

  • 2010: Dr James Laurenceson - Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

UQ Award for Teaching Excellence

  • 2015: Mr Carl Sherwood

UQ Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

  • 2019: Associate Professor Marco Faravelli - For developing and implementing a serious economics game which enhanced student learning and outcomes in the economics discipline.
  • 2019: Dr Ian MacKenzie - For linking economic theory to real-world applications using unconventional contextualisation and multiple layers of engagement resulting in deep and transferable learning for students (Commendations)
  • 2018: Dr Bruce Littleboy, Mr Carl Sherwood, Associate Professor KK Tang, Dr Frederique Bracoud, Dr Bryan Morgan 
    Tutor Trainers in Economics, School of Economics (Commendations) - For enhancing students’ tutorial experience through an innovative selection process that identifies tutors best suited for facilitating small group learning and a discipline-specific training program.
  • 2016: Dr Frédérique Bracoud - For encouraging students from Economics, Arts and Business to acquire proficiency in Finance through original learning resources and activities, which foster engagement and accommodate diversity.
  • 2011: Mr Carl Sherwood - For sustained teaching excellence in economic theory by stimulating student learning via a case-based teaching approach, innovatively linking theory with business applications. ​
  • 2010: Mr Alan Duhs - For decades of inspiring students to learn through interactive, ‘unsettling’ teaching that illuminates the philosophical roots of economics, and for scholarly leadership in economics education.
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School of Economics Teaching Excellence Awards

Designing Learning Designing Assessment Building Integrated
Learning Environments
Enhancing Employability Leading Teaching
2019 Frederique Bracoud     2019 Temesgen Kifle 2019      
2018 Ian MacKenzie 2018 Rigissa Megalokonomou 2018 Carl Sherwood 2018 Flavio Menezes 2018 Heiko Gerlach


Large Undergraduate Medium Undergraduate  Small Undergraduate Large Postgraduate Small Postgraduate
2018 Carl Sherwood 2018 Bruce Littleboy 2018 Zachary Breig 2018 KK Tang 2018 Andrѐs Bellofatto
2017 Ian MacKenzie 2017 Begoña Dominguez 2017 Eric Eisenstat 2017 Vera Te Velde, Renuka Mahadevan  2017 Peggy Schrobback, Ian MacKenzie
2016 Carl Sherwood 2016 Antonio Peyrache 2016 Lana Friesen 2016 Antonio Peyrache 2016 Peggy Schrobback
2015 Carl Sherwood 2015 Begoña Dominguez 2015 Jackie Robinson 2015 Temesgen Kifle 2015 Pravin Trivedi
2014 James Laurenceson 2014 James Laurenceson 2014 Kenan Kalayci 2014 Frédérique Bracoud 2014 John Foster
2013 Frédérique Bracoud 2013 Begoña Dominguez 2013 Priscilla Man 2013 Temesgen Kifle 2013 Begoña Dominguez
2012 James Laurenceson 2012 Begoña Dominguez 2012 Marco Faravelli 2012 Temesgen Kifle 2012 Carl Sherwood
2011 Carl Sherwood 2011 James Laurenceson 2011 Valentin Zelenyuk 2011 Temesgen Kifle 2011 Carl Sherwood
2010 Lana Friesen 2010 KK Tang 2010 Rabee Tourky 2010 Paul Reithmuller 2010 Carl Sherwood
2009 James Laurenceson 2009 Jason Potts 2009 James Laurenceson 2009 Gareth Leeves 2009 Chris O'Donnell
2008 David Willis 2008 James Laurenceson 2008 Jason Potts 2008 David Willis 2008 Chris O'Donnell
Casual Lecturer
2018 Terence Yeo
2017 Terence Yeo


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