Memorial University honoured the efforts of its best educators, researchers and staff members at a special ceremony Nov. 20 at the Fluvarium in St. John’s. Twelve Memorial employees were honoured at the reception three for outstanding research; two for distinguished teaching, five for exemplary service, one for exceptional community service and one for receiving a national teaching award.
More information on the awards and the ceremony, including biographical notes on award recipients are available here
President’s Award for Outstanding Research
The President’s Award for Outstanding Research recognizes researchers who have made outstanding contributions to their scholarly disciplines. The award includes a $5,000 research grant.
Dr. Elizabeth Murphy
University Research Professor
University Research Professors have acquired a designation above the rank of professor. The title is the most prestigious award the university gives for research, and goes to faculty who have demonstrated a consistently high level of scholarship and whose research is of truly international stature.
The designation carries with it a $4,000 research grant each year for five years and a reduced teaching schedule.
Dr. Barbara Neis
Dr. Richard Rivkin
Ocean Sciences Centre
President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching
President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching recognize the teaching excellence in the university community. Each winner of the teaching award receives a $5,000 grant contributed by the Memorial University Alumni Association.
Dr. Christopher Sharpe
Dr. Katherine Gallagher
President’s Award for Exceptional Community Service
The President’s Award for Exceptional Community Service is presented each year in recognition of employees (faculty or staff) who have demonstrated outstanding community service.
President’s Award for Exemplary Service
The President’s Award for Exemplary Service at Memorial University of Newfoundland is presented each year to recognize employee(s) who have demonstrated outstanding service and/or who have made significant contributions to the university community beyond that normally expected for their positions.
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