Nominations Open for CGU Awards

Nominations Open for CGU Awards

Now is the time to consider nominating your colleagues for our top three awards. Details of the nomination process, requirements and evaluation criteria can be found at http://cgu-ugc.ca/awards/. The J. Tuzo Wilson Medal recognizes scientists who make outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge in any research area of the Union. Factors considered in the selection process include excellence in … Read more…

Agriculture to mountains – CGU members study it all

Agriculture to mountains – CGU members study it all

CGU members study everything from agriculture to mountain-building Earlier this month, CGU member Merrin Macrae, Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, was interviewed by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. She talked about her research on the movement of phosphorous from agricultural fields into waterways, and how it depends on the management technique used on those … Read more…

CGU Members in ERL

CGU Members in ERL

CGU member research profiled on Environmental Research Web Stephen Déry, CRC in Northern Hydrometeorology, University of Northern British Columbia Stephen and his colleagues published a new study examining changes in Northern Hemisphere snow-cover extent from 2006-2014, in comparison to a previous study that had examined the same changes from 1972-2006. This research was profiled in the June issue of the … Read more…

CGU Section Awards 2015

CGU Section Awards 2015

Students are a big part of the CGU – and we have an awards program to support them. In addition to the student-focused scholarships and awards discussed in our previous post, each individual Section has a student presentation award. Biogeosciences Section: Best Student Paper Congratulations Kristine Haynes! Kristine is a PhD student with Dr. Carl Mitchell in the Department of … Read more…

CGU Student Awards 2015

CGU Student Awards 2015

In this installment of 2015 CGU Award winners, we’re highlighting student winners of Union level awards Stan Paterson Scholarship in Canadian Glaciology Congratulations Jill Rajewicz! The Stan Paterson Scholarship in Canadian Glaciology honours Dr. Stan Paterson, a preeminent Canadian glaciologist who worked extensively on glaciers in the Canadian High Arctic and Rocky Mountains. This award is made possible by an … Read more…