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Provincial Awards and Prizes


Order of Nova Scotia

The Order of Nova Scotia is the highest honour of the Province of Nova Scotia. Established in 2001, it encourages excellence by recognizing Nova Scotians for outstanding contributions or achievements. Members of the Order of Nova Scotia have distinguished themselves in many fields of endeavour and have brought honour and prestige to themselves and to Nova Scotia. 


Discovery Awards

These awards recognize the talented individuals and outstanding companies whose exemplary work in science and technology inspire us all. The awards also promote an awareness of, and pride in, the nationally and internationally recognized work Nova Scotians are doing.

Dalhousie recipients

2017

Science Hall of Fame:
Dr. Peter Allen
Faculty of Engineering

Emerging Professional:
Dr. Ghada Koleilat
Faculty of Engineering

Innovation:
Densitas Inc
Dr. Mohamed Abdolell
Faculty of Medicine

Dal News: Dal researchers shine at 15th annual Discovery Awards

2016

Science Hall of Fame:
Dr. Jeff Dahn
Faculty of Science 

Science Champion:
Dr. Boris Worm
Faculty of Science 

Professional of Distinction:
Dr. James Robar
Faculty of Medicine

Emerging Professional of Distinction:
Alec Falkenham
Faculty of Medicine

Dal News: Dazzling discoverers: Dal researchers win big at Discovery Awards

2015

Science Hall of Fame:
Dr. Axel Becke
Faculty of Science 

Professional of Distinction:
Dr. Orlando Hung
Faculty of Medicine

Innovation:
Decell Technologies, Dr. Paul F. Gratzer
Faculty of Engineering

Dal News: Dal Shines at the 2015 Discovery Awards

2014

Science Hall of Fame:
Dr. Leo Vining
Faculty of Science 

Dr. Charlotte Keen 
Faculty of Science 

Professional of Distinction:
Dr. Sherry Stewart
Faculty of Science

Emerging Professional of Distinction:
Dr. Robin Urquhart
Faculty of Medicine

Science Champion:
Dr. Jeff Hutchings
Faculty of Science

Dal News: Celebrating Dal's Discoverers

2013

Science Hall of Fame:
Dr. George Geoffrey Meyerhof
Faculty of Engineering

Dr. Thomas John (Jock) Murray
Faculty of Medicine

Professional of Distinction:
Drs. Noni MacDonald and Michael Graven
Faculty of Medicine

Innovation: 
SENSElab
Dr. Manohar Bance
Faculty of Medicine

Dal News: Dal distingushed at Discovery Awards

2012:

Professional of Distinction:
Ron O'Dor
Faculty of Science

Emerging Professional of Distinction:
Dr. Simon Sherry
Faculty of Science

Innovation:
DeNovaMed
Dr. Christopher McMaster
Faculty of Medicine

Dal News: Celebrating the Discovery Awards 10th anniversary

2011:

Science Hall of Fame
Dr. W. Ford Doolittle
Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Donald Hebb
Faculty of Science

Emerging Professional of Distinction
Dr. Jill Chorney
Faculty of Medicine

Dal News: Dalhousie shines at Discovery Awards

2010:

Professional of Distinction
Dr. Patrick Lee
Faculty of Medicine

2009:

Science Hall of Fame
Dr. Brian Hall
Faculty of Science

Professional of Distinction
Dr. Susan Bryson
Faculty of Medicine

Emerging Professional of Distinction
Dr. Marie-Claude Gregoire
Faculty of Medicine

Dal News: Discovery Awards

2008: 

Professional of Distinction
Dr. Jeff Dahn
Faculty of Science

Emerging Professional of Distinction
Dr. Ryan Darcy
Faculty of Medicine

2007:

Science Hall of Fame
Dr. Ransom Myers
Faculty of Science

Emerging Professional of Distinction
Dr. Christine Chambers
Faculty of Science

2006:

Science Champion
Dr. Gerhard Stroink
Faculty of Science

Professional of Distinction
Dr. Donald Weaver 
Faculty of Medicine

2005:

Science Champion
Dr. Robert Fournier
Faculty of Science 

Professional of Distinction
Dr. Jock Murray 
Faculty of Medicine

Emerging Professional of Distinction
Dr. Jason Gu
Faculty of Computer Science

2003:

Science Hall of Fame
Dr. Mary Anne White
Faculty of Science

Science Champion
Dr. Richard Wassersug
Faculty of Medicine

Professional of Distinction 
Dr. Ivar Mendez
Faculty of Medicine

2002:

Science Hall of Fame
Dr. Richard Goldbloom
Faculty of Medicine

Professional of Distinction 
Dr. W. Ford Doolittle
Faculty of Medicine

Emerging Professional of Distinction
Doug MacLaren
Faculty of Science


If there are awards or recipients missing from the page, please contact maureen.keough@dal.ca