Our Work

Recognition and Awards

Our faculty's achievements are reflected in their many awards and honours. We are honoured to have: 

The university also bestows honours on faculty whose achievements in research, scholarship and creative activities are deemed outstanding by experts in their respective fields. These awards include J Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research, Martha Cook Piper Research Prize and the University Cup.

Recent awards received:

  • 2017 Royal Society of Canada Fellows: Sean Caulfield, Dennis Hall, Kurt Konhauser, Marcia Spetch, Lori West, David Wishart
  • 2017 Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellows: Qingxia Liu, Joao Soares, Chinthananda Tellambura, David Zhu
  • 2017 University Cup: Janine Brodie, Todd Lowary
  • 2017 Canadian Academy of Health Sciences: Dean Befus, Faith Davis, Sumit Majumdar, John Spence, Ross Tsuyuki
  • 2017 Killam Annual Professors: Thomas Chacko, Janice Cooke, Robert Driver, Leluo Guan, Simon Landhäusser, Julie Rak, Hassan Safouhi
  • 2017 J Gordin Kaplan Award for Excellence in Research; Stan Boutin, John Considine
  • 2017 Martha Cook Piper Research Prize: Ratmir Derda, Sadok El Ghoul
  • 2017 Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists: Justin Ezekowitz, Darren Grant, Nick Holt
  • 2016 World Agriculture Prize: Lorne Babiuk
  • 2013 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award: Lorne Babiuk 
  • 2013 Sloan Research Fellowship: Juli Gibbs-Davis, John Davis
  • 2015 Killam Prize: Lorne Tyrrell
  • 2014 Royal Society of Canada Innis Gérin Medal: Janine Brodie
  • 2015 Royal Society of Canada Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry: Robert Campbell
  • 2016 Royal Society of Canada Miroslaw Romanowski Medal: Mark Boyce

All University of Alberta award winners
Visit the Academic Awards and Ceremonies Database to find all our award winners. You can search by award, recipient and/or field of study.