College of Science Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Education


Spencer has provided exceptional leadership in HDR supervision and management within RSB. In addition to being a popular and effective supervisor, he has been HDR convenor longer than anyone can remember yet continues to perform the role with enthusiasm and thoughtfulness. He has fostered a culture of inclusiveness that supports students to contribute and has led and overseen a range of initiatives that sustain RSB’s vibrant HDR community. Spencer goes above and beyond his role in supporting students as individuals. Spencer’s work is characterized by his positive attitude and willingness to take on extra responsibilities, particularly with COVID19 where he has been tireless in supporting students in stressful situations. 
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