Institutional Awards and Prizes
The Arthur B. McDonald Research Chairs
The Arthur B. McDonald Chairs were established in 2016 as a way to honour Dr. McDonald, a Dalhousie Alumnus and Nobel Laureate, and to recognize and retain professors of high-calibre at the university.
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The President’s Research Excellence Awards
The Dalhousie University President’s Research Excellence Awards recognize the research achievements of Dalhousie University faculty at all stages of their career.
The President’s Research Excellence Awards for Emerging Investigators have been created to honour those who, early in their careers, have made noteworthy contributions to Dalhousie’s research culture.
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The President’s Research Excellence Awards for Research Impact have been created to recognize researchers who have, in recent years, made a major and impactful contribution to their field of research.
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University Research Professorships
The title of University Research Professor is granted to a limited number of individual Dalhousie faculty members who have achieved distinction in scholarship.
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Current University Research Professors:
|David Burton||Faculty of Agriculture||2018-2023|
|Francoise Baylis||Faculty of Medicine||2018-2022|
|Janice Graham||Faculty of Medicine||2018-2023|
|Susan Kirkland||Faculty of Medicine||2018-2023|
|Ingrid Sketris||College of Pharmacy||2017-2022|
|Zhizhang Chen||Electrical and Computer Engineering||2017-2022|
|Evangelos Milios||Computer Science||2017-2022|
|John Archibald||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology||2016-2021|
|Jocelyn Downie||Schulich School of Law||2016-2021|
|Graham Gagnon||Civil and Resource Engineering||2016-2021|
Past University Research Professors:
|Roy Duncan||Microbiology and Biophysics||2012-2017|
|Alan Fine||Physiology & Biophysics||2012-2017|
|Robert Brownstone||Surgery/Anatomy & Neurobiology||2011-2016|
|Richard Nowakowski||Math & Stats||2011-2016|
|Mary Anne White||Chemistry||2010-2015|
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Chairs
The Killam Chairs are awarded to academics of the highest distinction at Dalhousie, with appointments of up to five years.
Belong Research Fellowship Awards
In keeping with Dalhousie's strategic plan and commitment to increasing diversity and gender equity, and to support and enhance research excellence across the institution, the Offices of the Provost & Vice-President Academic and the Vice-President, Research & Innovation launched the Dalhousie Belong Research Fellowship Awards on November 2, 2018. The goal of the fellowship awards is to provide pre-tenure faculty members from equity-seeking groups with support to further research in their respective fields.
Additional information can be found here.
Dr. Parisa Ghanouni
School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health
Research Project: Challenges and Facilitators During Transition of Adolescents with Autism to Adulthood
Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Research Project: Rewriting Canadian folklore, Repositioning Black Canada: A case from old Nova Scotia
Dr. Barbara Hamilton-Hinch
School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Health
Research Project: Benefits or Challenges of Culturally-Specific Programs in Attributing to Students’ Success in Post-secondary Education
Dr. Fadi Oudah
Civil Engineering (Structures and Solid Mechanics), Faculty of Engineering
Research Project: Reliability-Based Approach for Optimizing Tidal Turbine Base Foundation for Reduced Weight
Dr. Melanie Zurba
School of Resource and Environmental Studies, College of Sustainability
Research Project: Designing Governance Frameworks for Protected Areas with Meaningful Indigenous Participation
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