Faculty and Staff Awards

The Faculty & Staff Awards Program has been designed to formally recognize and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of members within the Faculty of Science.

Nominations due Friday, February 15, 2019

List of Awards:
(click on the award title for the complete award terms of reference)

Research Impact Award
Recognizes, encourages, and rewards faculty whose research efforts have been particularly significant and outstanding, and are so recognized nationally, and internationally. The results of these research efforts should have added substantially to the basic body of knowledge, contributed to the improvement of the quality of life, and/or encouraged additional research.

Roger Thibert Teaching Excellence Award
Presented annually to an instructor in the Faculty of Science who shows excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, curriculum development or educational leadership.  The award is to recognize and honour faculty who develop a positive, learning-centered environment in the Faculty of Science.

Outreach & Engagement Award
Recognizes, encourages, and rewards faculty who have raised the public profile of the Faculty of Science within the local region and beyond.

Student Engagement Award
Recognizes, encourages, and rewards faculty who have shown a commitment to high impact learning experiences (e.g. undergraduate research, study abroad, service learning, internships, etc.) that enhance student learning and retention.

Academic Advisor Award  *STUDENT NOMINATED*
Recognizes, encourages, and rewards those academic advisors whose professional relationships with students are particularly helpful and inspiring. The recipients of this award should exhibit concern for the welfare and development of students and should have demonstrated a willingness to meet the special needs of students while ensuring that students accept their responsibilities and strive to meet their own potentials.

Graduate Mentoring Award  *STUDENT NOMINATED*
This award recognizes, encourages, and rewards superior faculty mentors of graduate students—those faculty who go well beyond advising by bringing their skills and commitment to a student’s learning and professional development as future teachers, practitioners, researchers, and scholars through mentoring.

International Teaching & Research Award
Given to recognize faculty who make outstanding contributions to international teaching and research that elevates the reputation of the Faculty of Science abroad.

Collaborative & Interdisciplinary Award
Recognizes, encourages, and rewards faculty who been instrumental in developing interdisciplinary and/or collaborative research and teaching programs.

Service Excellence Award  *STAFF AWARD*
Recognizes staff members who have demonstrated excellence in service & support to students, faculty, staff and/or other service users.

Impact Award  *STAFF AWARD*
To recognize individuals or teams of staff who have developed, revised and/or implemented a system, tool, process, initiative, and/or program within their department or across the Faculty that had a positive impact.

All nominations must be submitted before close of business on Friday, February 15, 2019.