Professor Angela Creese, School of Education, has won the ‘Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research Supervision’ for the College of Social Sciences. Angela was nominated by her doctoral students, past and present including, Dr. Jing Huang, Dr. Ildegrada Costa Cabral, Nahoko Mulvey, Rosicler Reinboldt Borges, and Sarah Knee. Professor Julie Allan (Head of School), and Professor Michael Hand (Director of Postgraduate Research, School of Education) also endorsed the nomination.
The award ceremony took place at the university’s Graduate School on the 24th June. Certificates and prize money were presented by Professor Tim Softley, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research. A celebratory lunch followed in the sunshine and gardens of Westmere.
This endorsement of Professor Creese’s outstanding contribution to doctoral supervision followed as a result of exceptional student evaluations. Her nominating students wrote,
'We all believe that Professor Angela Creese is an outstanding supervisor with all the qualifying assets required for this award.’ To date, Professor Creese has supervised 14 students to successful completion. She continues to work with 6 doctoral researchers at different phases of their research. Angela is delighted, adding ‘a student nominated award is the highest accolade of academic life’.