Associate Professor Grant Cairns, has been awarded a citation for outstanding contribution to student learning by the Carrick Istitute.
AMSI Deputy Director and Head of Mathematics and Statistics at La Trobe University, Associate Professor Grant Cairns, has been awarded a citation for outstanding contribution to student learning by the Carrick Istitute.
Citations for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning recognise and reward the diverse contributions that individuals and teams make to the quality of student learning. The 'Carrick Citations' are granted to people who have made a significant contribution to the quality of student learning in a specific area of responsibility over a sustained period, whether they are academic staff, general staff, sessional staff or institutional associates. People who are awarded Carrick Citations are widely recognised for their achievements within the nominating institution and have received strong institutional endorsement.
Grant's citation reads:
'For fostering mathematics students' development and encouraging their active engagement in mathematics, through high-level reading groups, seminars, enquiry driven research projects and joint publication.'