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

Presented to an outstanding faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding service to the University and the community by sharing research expertise via the news media. Recognizes contributions such as print, broadcast and online media interviews and expert commentary.

Package requirements:

  • Application form (online)
  • 50-word citation
  • Joint letter of nomination, explaining how nominee “actively and creatively shared research expertise through the media.” Letter must have two nominators (current faculty member, student or staff); may have multiple signatures;
  • Official, formal UBC CV
  • Summary of media published or broadcasted
  • A maximum of three appropriate print, broadcast, or online news media examples (maximum of three individual examples)

Note: letters of recommendation will not be accepted.

Deadline: September 15, 2019

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Past IOF winners

Dr. Rashid Sumaila (2018)
Dr. Simon Donner (2013)