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2020 Call for Nominations & Names

Every day, across our campus, our community, our nation, and globally, University of Windsor faculty, students, and staff are making a difference through research, scholarship, and creative activity. Our nationally and internationally acclaimed researchers are making significant, real-world contributions to the humanities; social, physical, environmental, and biological sciences; business; law and human dignity; nursing; engineering; education; and the creative arts. Through research, scholarship, and creative activity and the cross-transfer of knowledge, technology, and expertise, we are advancing understanding of the world around us, maximizing benefits to society, and enhancing quality of life today and tomorrow.

Each year, the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of University of Windsor faculty, students, and staff to research, scholarship, and creative activity through its Research Excellence Awards and by highlighting special awards and honours conferred upon our faculty by external organizations.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation is now accepting nominations for 2020 Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Faculty Research Awards at the Emerging, Mid-Career, and Established Scholar Levels
  • Outstanding Student Research Awards at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels
  • Outstanding Staff Research Award
  • Outstanding Community Engagement, Knowledge Transfer and Knowledge Mobilization Award

CALL FOR NAMES: The Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation is also inviting the submission of names of faculty researchers who have been the recipients of special honours and awards conferred by external organizations for excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity or have been awarded patents for technologies they have developed in 2020.

The Vice-President, Research and Innovation will announce award recipients and give special recognition to recipients of external awards and honours, and awardees of patents at or before the official Celebration of Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity event in 2021 (date to be announced).

The deadline for submission of nominations for consideration in this year’s competition is November 15, 2020.

Nomination dossiers should be submitted electronically in the format outlined in the Research Excellence Awards Nomination Guide to Amy.Taylor@uwindsor.ca no later than 11:59pm on November 15, 2020. Please note that only nomination dossiers submitted in the prescribed format will be considered.

Names of faculty researchers who have received external awards and honours will be accepted until 11:59pm on January 31, 2021.

Questions relating to this call for nominations and names should be directed to Amy Taylor in the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation at Amy.Taylor@uwindsor.ca or 519-253-3000 extension 3925.