Professor Paul Wellings CBE, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wollongong Australia, Mr Noel Cornish, Deputy-Chancellor of the University of Wollongong Australia and the UOWD Board of Directors were amongst the distinguished guests at an event held recently at the University of Wollongong in Dubai to honour the outstanding achievements of University staff.
Both professional and academic staff was acknowledge for their efforts across a range of categories including research, teaching, innovation and commitment to diversity and equality over the course of the awards ceremony. Staff reaching five, 10, 15 and 20 years of service were also recognised. In total there were 34 award recipients across seven categories.
Speaking during the ceremony, which is held on an annual basis, Mr Peter Robson, Chairman of the UOWD Board of Directors said: “UOWD have a deep appreciation of the effort that staff put in to ensure the University grows successfully and continues to succeed. Having been involved with the University for over ten years, it is an honour to witness the sustained efforts of staff. Events like this give us the perfect opportunity to celebrate their hard work.”
2015 Staff Excellence and Service Award Recipients
Excellence in Teaching
Dr Mohamed Watfa
Dr Soly Mathew Biju
Dr Balan Sundarakani
Excellence in Research
Dr Hela Miniaoi
Dr Abdelghani Benharref
Excellence in Service Delivery
Rahul Bijlani and Maria Pereira
Innovation or Quality Improvement
Exceptional Contribution to Work Health and Safety
Dr Mohamed Watfa
Exceptional Leadership in Diversity and Equality
Dr Ritu Sehgal and Dr Alison Thirlwall
Staff Service Awards
Perla Pati-On Ma
Mohamed Abdul Rasheed
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