This award was established in memory of Bronwyn Adams, a former member of the University who passed away suddenly in 1999 at the age of 48. Ms Adams was widely acknowledged as an exemplar of best practice as a manager and was passionate about the development of staff at all levels of the organisation. This award recognises outstanding professional staff by providing financial assistance to enable them to pursue a worthwhile activity in relation to their work. The proposed activity must be linked to a specific project or outcome that benefits the University and can include leadership, project or program development activities. Professional staff at all levels are encouraged to apply. The University awards up to two Bronwyn Jane Adams Memorial Awards annually to individuals and/or teams.
Application Selection Criteria (Applicants must address all criteria):
- Proven record of excellence in professional work
- The proposed development activity is distinctive, coherent and clear in its purpose and links to a specific project/outcome
- The proposed development activity demonstrates potential for career development
- The proposed development activity links to achieving outcomes for the Faculty/ business area and the University
- The applicant shows leadership potential
All selection criteria will be given equal consideration by the Selection Committee. Applicants should provide sufficient details and evidence to enable the Committee to make judgments according to the selection criteria.
* Please refer to the 2021 Excellence Awards Guidelines for full application criteria