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Teaching excellence

Teaching labs and facilities

The Microbiology building is home to state-of-the-art laboratories that are set up for the benefit of our undergraduate classes.


        The 200-level lab: Dr Judith Bateup with students.


The 300-level lab: Dr Mihnea Bostina with students.


Teaching staff

The academic staff of our department have developed a reputation for consistently coming out on top in the university's teaching awards and evaluations. In 2015 two of our teaching staff were formally recognised for their teaching excellence with prestigious national teaching awards. Special mention to Associate Professor Ros Kemp who has won numerous teaching awards and honours. 

Ros Kemp Excellence in Tertiary Teaching August 2015

2015 - Associate Professor Ros Kemp is presented with the National Excellence in Tertiary Teaching award by Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce.


2015 - Associate Professor Ros Kemp (2nd from left) receives University of Otago Teaching Excellence Award


2018 - Dr. Jen Robson, 300-Level Teaching Fellow won the OUSA (Otago University Student Association) Top Tutor Award for Sciences.