Centre for Teaching and Learning

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Centre for Teaching and Learning

Physics, Physics Engineering and Astronomy

Geoff Lockwood Award for Excellence in Teaching Physics

The award was founded by the Class of '92 to acknowledge excellence in teaching.

This year's recipients are:

2018 - 2019 James Fraser

To learn more about the Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Teaching Physics.

Nature of Award

The award was founded by the Class of '92 to acknowledge excellence in teaching.

Nomination Criteria

Nominees must have taught members of the current graduating class in any of their four years.

Nomination Procedure

Students in the graduating class submit nominations of faculty.

Selection Process

Nominations are reduced to five, and then these are voted on by members of the current graduating class.

Presentation of Award

The winner of the award is presented with a plaque at the March Physics banquet. This plaque is displayed in the foyer of Stirling Hall.

Past Winners

2018 - 2019 James Fraser
2017 - 2018 Marc Dignam
2016 - 2017 Wolfgang Rau
2015 - 2016 Marc Dignam
2014 - 2015 Bob Gooding
2013 - 2014 Jordan Morelli
2012 - 2013 Marc Dignam
2011 - 2012 Robert J. Gooding
2010 - 2011 Geoffrey Lockwood
2009 - 2010 Geoffrey Lockwood
2008 - 2009 Robert J. Gooding
2007 - 2008 Ian Towner
2006 - 2007 Geoffrey Lockwood
2005 - 2006 James Fraser
2004 - 2005 Geoffrey Lockwood
2003 - 2004 Ian Towner
2002 - 2003 Ian Towner
2001 - 2002 Geoffrey Lockwood
2000 - 2001 Robert J. Gooding
1999 - 2000 Ian Towner
1998 - 1999 Ian Towner
1997 - 1998 Wai-Yin Chau
1997 - 1998 Malcolm Stott
1996 - 1997 Eugene Zaremba

Excellence in Instruction in the Pure Physics (Arts and Science) Program

The award was founded to acknowledge excellence in teaching within the arts & science physics undergraduate program.

This year's recipient is:

2018 - 2019 Ryan Martin

To learn more about the Excellence in Instruction in the Pure Physics (Arts & Science) Program.

Nature of Award

The award was founded to acknowledge excellence in teaching within the arts & science physics undergraduate program.

Nomination Criteria

Nominees must have taught members of the current arts & science physics graduating class in any of their four years.

Nomination Procedure

Students in the arts & science physics program submit nominations of faculty.

Selection Process

Nominations are reduced to five, and then these are voted on by students in the arts & science physics program.

Presentation of Award

The winner of the award is announced at the March Physics banquet.

Past Winners

2018 - 2019 Ryan Martin
2017 - 2018 Martin Duncan
2016 - 2017 Alastair McLean
2015 - 2016 Bob Gooding
2014 - 2015 James Fraser
2013 - 2014 Geoffrey Lockwood
2012 - 2013 Jordan Morelli
2011 - 2012 James Fraser

Excellence in Instruction in the Engineering Physics Program

The award was founded to acknowledge excellence in teaching within the engineering physics undergraduate program.

This year's recipient is:

2018 - 2019 Robert Gooding

To learn more about the Excellence in Instruction in the Engineering Physics Program.

Nature of Award

The award was founded to acknowledge excellence in teaching within the engineering physics undergraduate program.

Nomination Criteria

Nominees must have taught members of the current engineering physics graduating class in any of their four years.

Nomination Procedure

Students in the engineering physics program submit nominations of faculty.

Selection Process

Nominations are reduced to five, and then these are voted on by engineering physics undergraduates.

Presentation of Award

The winner of the award is announced at the March Physics banquet.

Past Winners

2018 - 2019 Robert Gooding
2017 - 2018 Jordan Morelli
2016 - 2017 Jordan Morelli
2015 - 2016 Jordan Morelli
2014 - 2015 Jordan Morelli
2013 - 2014 Robert Gooding
2012 - 2013 James Fraser
2011 - 2012 Jordan Morelli

Malcolm Stott Teaching Assistant Award

The Malcolm Stott Teaching Assistant Award is given to one graduate student in each term for excellence as a teaching assistant either in the classroom or the lab in any Physics or Engineering Physics course. The funds for the award have been generously donated by Bing Wang, who is a former PhD student of Professor Stott.

This year's recipient is:

2018 - 2019 Winter Liz Fletcher
2018 - 2019 Fall Keir Darling

To learn more about the Malcolm Stott Teaching Assistant Award.

Nature of Award

The Malcolm Stott Teaching Assistant Award is given to one graduate student in each term for excellence as a teaching assistant either in the classroom or the lab in any Physics or Engineering Physics course. The funds for the award have been generously donated by Bing Wang, who is a former PhD student of Professor Stott.

The award, which was started in 2015, will be given every year to two graduate students, one in each term, for excellence as teaching assistants during the term. Nominations are made by undergraduate students in courses in which the TA worked. Awardees receive $500 and a certificate.

Our TAs contribute greatly to your university experience and this nomination is your opportunity to recognize an excellent contribution.

Nomination

In order to nominate a TA for the Malcolm Stott Award in the current term, complete and submit the Nomination Form by the last day of classes in the given term, giving specific reasons why your TA should be recognized. If you have further questions please email the  Undergraduate Program Assistant.

More information on this Award can be found on the Physics Departmental website.

Past Winners

2018 - 2019 Winter Liz Fletcher
2018 - 2019 Fall Keir Darling
2017 - 2018 Winter Alex Piliounis
2017 - 2018 Fall Thomas Faour
2016 - 2017 Winter Benjamin Tam
2016 - 2017 Fall Matthew McNish
2015 - 2016 Winter Nishan Mann
2015 - 2016 Winter Sunny Bobbara
2015 - 2016 Fall Caleb Miller