Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry
For research in materials chemistry
Submit a Nomination: To nominate someone for this award,
fill out the nomination form and submit your complete package as one pdf.
Consult the Terms of Reference
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2012 is the first time this award is being offered.
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This award is presented to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who has made an outstanding contribution to materials chemistry while working in Canada. Nominations may be made for candidates within 15 years of their first independent appointment.
Deadline: July 2 of every year. For the 2012 award, the deadline is September 15, 2011.
Sponsor: Materials Chemistry Division
Award: A framed scroll, an award lecture in a Materials Chemistry Division Symposium at the CSC conference and a lecture tour to two or more Canadian universities that are not in major centers, whose students normally do not travel to CSC meetings. Major travel costs for the award tour, to a maximum of $1,000, will be supported upon application to the Materials Chemistry Division Treasurer; local costs (taxis, accommodation and meals) will be expected to be covered by the host institutions.
Membership in the Institute is not a prerequisite for this award.
All nominations will remain in force for three years. Nominators are responsible for keeping the record of the nominee up to date and complete.
- CSC Director of Awards as non-voting Chair
- Chair of the Materials Chemistry Division
- Vice-Chair of the Materials Chemistry Division
- Treasurer of the Materials Chemistry Division
In the event of a conflict of interest, the Division Chair shall designate an alternative member of the Executive to serve on the award jury.
The award shall be presented annually unless the Committee considers that no suitable candidate has been nominated.JOIN NOW