Miroslaw Romanowski Medal (RSC)

For scientific work relating to environmental problems.

The Miroslaw Romanowski Medal was established in 1994, at the generous bequest of the estate of internationally renowned metrologist Miroslaw Romanowski.

The medal is awarded for significant contributions to the resolution of scientific aspects of environmental problems or for important improvements to the quality of an ecosystem in all aspects – terrestrial, atmospheric and aqueous – brought about by scientific means. The bronze medal and a cash amount of $3,000 are awarded every year if there is a suitable candidate. An annual lecture series for the award recipient is also associated to the medal.

Nomination package:

  • RSC Nomination form
  • Primary Nominator letter. Nominator MUST be a RSC member or institutional member (president/CEO of university/organisation)
  • Co-nominator letters (2). Nominators do not have to be RSC Fellows
  • Citation (70 words)
  • Detailed appraisal (1200 words)
  • Referee letters (max 750 words) + biographical sketches (approx. 250 words)
  • CV (maximum 20 pages)

Special notes:

  • Candidates cannot apply on their own behalf.
  • Candidates shall be Canadian citizens or have had status for at least three years as Canadian Permanent Residents at the time of their nomination.
  • The packages MUST be created and submitted in a specific manner or they are automatically rejected. Ensure that submission follows the instructional guide EXACTLY.

Deadline: Biannually March 31st at 8:00pm (Eastern Time)

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Previous Winners

Rashid Sumaila (2022)