Successful 2023 ACDS Teaching and Learning grants announced

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This is the fourth year of the ACDS funding a T&L grants scheme to advance learning and teaching in science and mathematics in Australian universities. Once again the applications received highlight the value of small funding grants to support initiatives that advance T&L in science.  The ACDS funding scheme focuses on projects that demonstrate potential for national impact and/or application and address priority areas identified by the ACDS.

Congratulations to the successful applicants, who were chosen from a competitive field, and thank you to all applicants for your commitment to improving science and mathematics education.

The following four projects have been funded in 2023 to a total of $65,000:

  • Co-creation of Indigenous Curricular in Science: A Professional Development framework for an Australian Academic Audience. Karla Wells-Duerr, Tiffany Gunning, Angela Ziebell, Tui Raven, L-J Singh (Deakin University); Joe Sambono (QUT); Bep Uink, Rebecca Bennett, Jordan Ah Chee (Murdoch University); Laura Fairbrother (Charles Darwin University).
  • Increasing participation and success of neurodiverse science students in transformative work integrated learning. Alison Beavis, Bianca Grieg, Rebecca LeBard, Shannan Maisey and Violet Hueston (UNSW)
  • Identification and Resolution of Transition Shock for Laboratory Medicine Students undertaking Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Laboratory Placement. Maurizio Costabile, Brian Dale (University of South Australia)
  • Immersion: the key to transformational learning and development of cultural responsibility of students and staff in Science – Rebecca Cross, Matt Pye, Tina Bell (University of Sydney)