CGU Young Scientist Award

The CGU Young Scientist Award recognizes outstanding research contributions by a young scientist who is a CGU member. Both the quality and impact of research are considered. To be eligible for the award, the recipient must be within 10 years of obtaining their first Ph.D. or equivalent degree. The award is made by the CGU Executive on the recommendations of a special committee struck for this purpose.

Nominations for the Award may be submitted at any time.

To nominate a candidate, please contact Kristy Tiampo, CGU Awards Committee Chair.

The nomination package requires a nomination letter summarizing the outstanding contributions of the nominee, letters of recommendation from colleagues, and a current CV of the nominee. Nominations should be submitted by December 12 of the year prior to the Annual Meeting. Additional details concerning the nomination process can be obtained from the Chair of the CGU Awards Committee.

Past Recipients of the Young Scientist Award

2016Scott JasechkoUniversity of Calgary
2015Jeffrey McKenzieMcGill University
2014Geneviève AliUniversity of Manitoba
2013Mathieu DumberryUniversity of Alberta
Brett EatonUniversity of British Columbia
2012Brian MenounosUniversity of Northern British Columbia
2011Michael RiedelGeological Survey of Canada - Pacific Geoscience Centre
2010Sean CareyCarleton University
2009Gwenn FlowersSimon Fraser University
Stephane MazzottiGeological Survey of Canada - Pacific Geoscience Centre
2008Brian BranfireunUniversity of Toronto Mississauga
Scott LamoureuxQueen's University
2007No recipient
2006No recipient
2005Shawn MarshallUniversity of Calgary
J. Michael WaddingtonMcMaster University