Professor Adrienne Nicotra, Dr Megan Head

Research School of Biology, ANU College of Science

VICE-CHANCELLOR’S AWARD FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE
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Professor Adrienne Nicotra and Dr Megan Head’s innovative approach to Field Studies in Functional Ecology (FSFE) builds both scientific and professional skills. Adrienne brings extensive experience in developing courses that enhance learner autonomy. Early career educator, Megan, has a passion for promoting scientific literacy and integrity. Together they are developing the next generation of evolutionarily and ecologically literate professionals who understand research practice and have the soft skills needed to make a difference.



"Having a chance to work with people and think about why we teach the way we do and how different approaches to teaching have different impacts and effectiveness, has been a really rewarding part of my career."
Professor Adrienne Nicotra

Professor Adrienne Nicotra, Dr Megan Head
"I just always naturally fell into teaching because I wanted to share the kind of things that I was excited about with other people and to help them overcome their fears and become more proficient at different things."
Dr Megan Head


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