Faculty award opportunities

January 2020

Volvo Environment Prize

One of the scientific world’s most respected environmental prizes. Deadline: January 10th, 2020

Edward T. LaRoe III Memorial Award (Society for Conservation Biology)

For a leader in translating principles of conservation biology into real-world conservation Deadline: 18 January 2019

Croonian Medal and Lecture (Royal Society of London)

This prize lecture is the premier lecture in the biological sciences and is delivered annually at the Royal Society in London. Deadline: 15:00 GMT on Monday 27 January 2020

Copley Medal (Royal Society of London)

For outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science, though it alternates between the physical and biological sciences (odd and even years respectively). Deadline: 15:00 GMT on Monday 27 January 2020

Paz Buttedahl Career Achievement Award (CUFA BC)

For sustained outstanding contributions to the community through research or other scholarly activities. Deadline: January 31, 2020

Early in Career Award (CUFA BC)

The Early in Career Award recognizes outstanding contributions made by scholars at relatively early stages in their careers. Deadline: January 31, 2020

Ehor Boyanowsky Academic of the Year Award (CUFA BC)

Recognizes a specific and recent outstanding contribution to the community through research or other scholarly activity by an individual/group at any stage of their career. Deadline: January 31, 2020

Japan Prize

Each year two fields of scientific endeavour are honoured Deadline: January 31, 2020

February 2020

Eminence in Research Award (International Society for Reef Studies)

For outstanding body of research by ISRS member over an extended period of time. Deadline: February 15 annually

Darwin Medal (International Society for Reef Studies)

For major scientific contributions of a senior ISRS member, throughout their career. Deadline: February 15 annually

Fulbright Arctic Initiative

Early or mid-career academics, applied researchers and/or professionals with research experience in the public, non-profit, or private sector Deadline: February

March 2020

Willet G. Miller Medal

For outstanding research in the solid earth sciences and a second in the ocean and atmospheric sciences. Deadline: March 1, 2020.

John C. Polanyi Award – NSERC

A university researcher or team of researchers whose work has led to a recent outstanding Canadian advance in a field of the natural sciences or engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Herzberg Medal – NSERC

For both the sustained excellence and overall influence of a body of work conducted in Canada in the natural sciences or engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2019

Miroslaw Romanowski Medal (RSC)

For scientific work relating to environmental problems. Deadline: March 1, 2020

Order of British Columbia

Any British Columbian who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, excellence or distinction in any field. Deadline: First Friday in March; March 6, 2020

L’Oréal/UNESCO Women in Science – Canada National Fellowship

For female PhD students and Post-Docs in Canada. Deadline: March 22, 2020

Timothy R. Parsons Medal (DFO Canada)

Awarded for distinguished accomplishments in multidisciplinary facets of ocean sciences while working for Canadian Institutions or for the benefit of Canadian science. Deadline: March 31

A.G. Huntsman Award (Royal Society of Canada)

To recognize excellence of research and outstanding contributions to marine sciences by marine scientists near the midpoint of their careers. LOI Deadline: 31 March 2020

King Faisal International Prize (Science) – King Faisal Foundation

For original scientific research in physics, chemistry, biology and/or mathematics, with major benefits to humanity Deadline: March 31, 2020

PICES Ocean Monitoring Service Award (POMA)

For significant contributions to the progress of marine science in the North Pacific through long-term monitoring operations, management of data associated with ocean conditions and/or marine bio-resources in the region. Deadline: MARCH 31, 2020.

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