External Research Awards

Memorial University is home to many outstanding researchers. The work of these individuals (often alongside talented colleagues) has a tremendous impact on our communities and our understanding of the world. It is always a thrill when a dedicated researcher is recognized for their contributions.

On this page we will continue to profile those who have been recently recognized by external agencies. We extend our congratulations to these individuals who have recently been awarded external prizes for outstanding research.

Recent Award Recipients

Sonja Boon 2020Neil Bose 2020
Ursula Franklin Award in Gender Studies
Royal Society of Canada
Sonja Boon
Department of Gender Studies

Canadian Academy of Engineering
Neil Bose
Vice-president (Research)
Josh Lepawsky 2020 Eric Tenkorang 2020
Royal Society of Canada College
Josh Lepawsky
Department of Geography
Royal Society of Canada College
Eric Tenkorang
Department of Sociology
 Michael Grant 2020  Barbara Neis 2019
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Michael Grant
Faculty of Medicine
SSHRC Impact Award (Partnership category)
Barbara Neis
Department of Sociology

Have you or someone you know been recently recognized for outstanding research?Please be sure to let us know by contacting Ellen Steinhauer at ellens@mun.ca or Tina Winsor at tinaw@mun.ca.


Awards and Honours

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