ASM David White Excellence in Teaching Award

Applications are invited for the David White Excellence in Teaching Award to recognise excellence in the teaching of, and/or innovation in the teaching of microbiology in Australia.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be a member of the ASM of at least two (2) years standing at the time of application

Application Requirements

Applications must include:

  • a curriculum vitae (including a list of relevant publications)
  • a one page summary of contribution to education in Microbiology
  • the names and addresses (including email addresses) of two (2) referees, one preferably a current or former student

Conditions of the Award

The recipient is required to present a paper or participate in a workshop on teaching of Microbiology at the ASM Annual Scientific Meeting.

Award

The award consists of:

  • a bronze plaque given at the ASM Awards Ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting
  • a $1,000 cash prize
  • full ASM Annual Scientific Meeting registration

Assessment

The award will be made on merit and will be determined by the Executive Committee and a nominee of the Education Special Interest Group.

Application Process

Download an application form here

Applications should be sent to the National Office Manager (admin@theasm.com.au)

Closing Date for applications: March 31st of any year

Acknowledgement: An acknowledgement will be emailed within 5 business days of receiving your application - if this has not been received, please contact the ASM National Office - Tel: 1300 656 423

Previous Award Winners

2017
Karena Waller, VIC

2016
Helen Cain, VIC

2015
Helen Agus

2014
Priscilla Johanesen

2012
Danilla Grando

2011
Mark O'Bien

2010
Elwyn Oldfield

2009
Not awarded

2008
Paul Young

2006
Elizabeth Fagan

2005
Kathy Takayama

2004
Ruth Foxwell

2003
Mark Walker

2002
Not awarded

2001
Julian Cox

2000
Not awarded

1999
Not awarded

1998
Cheryl Power
Penny Bishop
Gary Lee

1997
Not awarded

1996
Not awarded

1995
Not awarded

1994
Not awarded

1993
Peta Edwards

1992
Terry Grimmond

1989
Adrian Lee