2020 Winifred Curtis Medal

Hello Science Educators across Tasmania,

Each year the University of Tasmania, in collaboration with the Science Teachers’ Association of Tasmania, presents the Winifred Curtis Medal for Excellence in Science Education to a teacher/educator who has shown unstinting support for Science Education in a manner in keeping with the lifetime work of Botanist and educator, Dr Winifred Curtis.

This year’s award is now calling for nominations. Application form and details are attached.

Please note that the closing date is Friday 2nd October, 2020 and the presentation of the award will take place on Sunday 6th December.

Please consider your nomination, or the nomination of a colleague with inspirational work practices.

If further information is required than please email the award coordinator at: aburke@mrc.tas.edu.au


Dr Winifred Curtis Award 2020 Application Form – Word

Dr Winifred Curtis Award 202 Application Form – PDF

The Winifred Curtis Award for Excellence in Science Education in Tasmania.

Do you have a colleague, you believe is making a significant contribution to science education in your school or organisation?

Consider nominating them for STAT’s most prestigious award – the Winifred Curtis Medal – This prize, which comes with both a medal and a cash prize, is generally awarded during the dinner at STAT’s Annual Conference CONSTAT.

This is an opportunity to celebrate excellence in science education and STAT encourages all teachers to give consideration to worthy nominees.

For details of how to apply go to:

Dr Winifred Curtis Award 2019


Dr Winifred Curtis Award 2019

Congratulations to all previous winners of the Winifred Curtis Memorial Medal

Previous Winners of the Winifred Curtis Memorial Medal


There are 17 opportunities for either Teachers or Students to be recognized through awards.  STAT supports excellence in both teaching and learning. Consider either applying yourself or nominating a colleague to take up one or more of the opportunities available.
(See below for details of all awards and opportunities)

Would you like to attend CONASTA?

Here are two opportunities for you to be supported to be there.  STAT’s Awards Coordinator would love to hear from you.

ASTA AWARD to assist with CONASTA 68 attendance

STAT AWARD to assist with CONASTA 68 attendance


Contact STAT Awards Coordinator – Ann Burke

 2020 Opportunities for fellowships/awards and professional learning experiences made available either by STAT or through fellow organisations. Awards-Fellowships-and-PL-opportunities-for-2016.-docx