The University of Ottawa established the annual Excellence in Education Prizes to recognize educators of exceptional quality, driven by their passion to advance and share knowledge. These leaders in university education are outstanding in the classroom, in the laboratory and in the field and have been recognized by students and peers alike.
University of Ottawa researchers studying everything from smart textile fabrication to new ways to prevent stroke and Alzheimer’s have received a $1.6 million boost from the Government of Canada for the cutting-edge tools they need to keep Canada at the forefront of innovation. The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, announced the funding, which will be directed through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund. Read the complete article.
Established in 1986, the 3M National Teaching Fellowship is sponsored jointly by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE). The Fellowship is a remarkable example of private sector and not-for-profit educational cooperation and has earned an enviable national and international reputation. It is the only pan-Canadian, cross-disciplinary recognition of educational leadership and excellence in university teaching.
The Bernard Belleau Award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of medicinal chemistry through research involving biochemical or organic chemical mechanisms.
Jeffrey W. Keillor will be presented with the award during the 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition which will be held in Toronto, ON from May 28 - June 1st, 2017. As the winner of this award, he will be asked to present a lecture at the Conference.
Sponsored by Teva Canada Limited, the Teva Canada Limited Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (BMC) Lectureship Award is presented to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of biological or medicinal chemistry within the past five years of the initial nomination deadline date while working in Canada.
Mike Organ has been chosen as the recipient of the Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis (EROS) 2017 Best Reagent Award, in honour of his Pd-PEPPSI-IPent catalyst. He's only the sixth winner of this international award. Congratulations on this prestigious award!