Faculty Awards

August 2017

Robert Peters Award – Society of Canadian Limnologists

Best aquatic sciences paper published in the preceding year by a Canadian student or a student working in Canada. Deadline: A call for nominations will be made annually during before the last week of April, with a nomination submission deadline set for the last Friday in August.

Frank Rigler Award – Society of Canadian Limnologists

To recognize and honour major achievements in the field of limnology by Canadians or those working in Canada Deadline: A call for nominations will be made annually during before the last week of April, with a nomination submission deadline set for the last Friday in August.

September 2017

Killam Faculty Research Fellowships (UBC)

For promising faculty members to devote full time to research & study in their field during a recognized study leave. Deadline: September 15, 2017

President’s Award for Public Education through Media (UBC)

Recognizes faculty member who excelled at sharing research expertise via the news media. Deadline: September 15, 2017

Sloan Research Fellowship

For recent junior tenure track faculty (PhDs awarded on or after September 1, 2011). Deadline: September 15, 2017

Stockholm Water Prize

The prize has been established to honour outstanding achievements in the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Deadline: September 18, 2017

Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring (UBC)

To recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students. One award will be on the mid-career category, another for the senior category. Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017

October 2017

Killam Faculty Research Prizes (UBC)

For full-time faculty members in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions. Deadline: October 1 2017

Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award (ASLO)

Honors an early career aquatic scientist. Deadline: mid October 14 annually

Margalef Excellence in Education Award (ASLO)

To recognize excellence in teaching and mentoring in the fields of limnology and oceanography. Deadline: mid October annually

Ruth Patrick Award (ASLO)

Given to aquatic scientists who have made either sustained contributions or a single, but critical contribution towards solving an environmental problem. Deadline: mid October annually

John Martin Award (ASLO)

Recognizes a paper in aquatic sciences that is judged to have had a high impact on subsequent research in the field. Deadline: mid October annually

A.C. Redfield Lifetime Achievement Award (ASLO)

For established aquatic scientists whose work is recognized for its importance and long-term influence. Deadline: mid October annually

G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award (ASLO)

For mid-career scientists, for work accomplished during the preceding 5-10 years in any aspect of limnology or oceanography. Deadline: mid October annually

Raymond L. Lindeman Award (ASLO)

Recognizing an outstanding paper, published in a peer-reviewed journal, dealing with the aquatic sciences, by an author who is no older than 35 years during the publication year Deadline: mid October annually

Charles A. McDowell Award (UBC)

Recognizes outstanding young faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research. Deadline: October 15, 2017

Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize (UBC)

Recognizes active faculty researcher for a distinguished record of published research. Deadline: October 15, 2017

November 2017

Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs

For exceptional scholars and/or experienced professionals who wish to conduct research and/or lecture in the United States. Deadline: November 15, 2016

Fulbright Traditional Scholar

For Canadian scholars in all fields, to enable emerging and established scholars, post-doctoral researchers and experienced professionals to conduct research and/or teach at any university or research center in the United States. Deadline: November 15, 2016

Benchley Ocean Awards

World’s preeminent ocean honors, acknowledging outstanding achievement across many sectors of society leading to the protection of our ocean, coasts and the communities that depend on them. Deadline: November 18, 2016

Albert Einstein World Award of Science (World Cultural Council)

Nominees should be eminent scientists whose achievements can serve as an inspiration for future generations. Deadline: November 28th, 2016

Year-round nominations

Order of Canada

The Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Deadline: Submissions can be made at any time