Miri – 19 May 2021 – Head of the Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Business at Curtin University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia), senior lecturer Dr. Ramez Abubakr Badeeb, was recently presented Curtin University’s 2020 Faculty of Business and Law, Teaching Excellence – University Associate Award.
In congratulating Dr. Badeeb on his achievement, Professor Sonia Dickinson, Dean, Learning and Teaching of the Faculty of Business and Law, said the judging panel commended Dr. Badeeb for his commitment to providing students with authentic and engaging learning experiences. The panel also cited his methods of teaching as inclusive, connected with practice, and using innovative techniques such as storytelling.
Meanwhile, Curtin Malaysia’s Pro Vice-Chancellor, President and Chief Executive, Professor Simon Leunig, remarked that the campus, Curtin University’s largest global campus, was proud to have Dr. Badeeb as an exemplary member of its teaching and research staff.
According to Professor Leunig, in addition to heading the Department of Finance and Banking, Dr. Badeeb is a highly-respected and committed senior lecturer who joined Curtin Malaysia in 2017 and currently teaches courses in international finance, financial markets and econometrics.
Dr. Badeeb said the storytelling teaching method is a hallmark of his teaching style as he considers it one of the most powerful tools in the education process. It allows him to engage students dynamically and enthusiastically while encouraging them to develop a higher order of thinking and reflection.
At Curtin Malaysia, Dr. Badeeb has a proven track record of excellence in teaching, being awarded the Student’s Choice Award for outstanding teaching performance for two consecutive years, in 2019 and 2020.
Dr. Badeeb has also had has more than 14 years of industrial and academic research experience and has had research papers published in several HYPERLINK “http://mjl.clarivate.com/” WoS-indexed and ABDC-ranked journals. His research focus is in the fields of energy economics and finance with a special focus on the instability of the oil market and its impact on financial systems.
His research career has seen him win a number of awards for outstanding research, including the Sanggar Sanjung Award granted by the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) for research excellence in 2016 and 2017. One of his research papers was also recognised by the Chancellor of USM with the Raja Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail Award.
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