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Chairs and awards

The Faculty of Environment is proud of our many of award-winning researchers and chair holders. Recent awards and chairs currently held by our outstanding researchers are outlined below.

Canada Research Chairs (CRCs)


Juan Moreno Cruz headshotJuan Moreno Cruz

Canada Research Chair in Energy Transitions


University research chairs

Recent research awards

  • Sarah Burch — Ontario Early Researcher Award (2017)
  • Sarah Burch — RSC College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (2017)
  • Phil Howarth — Camsell Medal (2017)
  • Suzanne Kearns — Top 20 under 40 in Canadian Aviation (2017)
  • Andrew Trant — W.S. Cooper Award (2017)
  • Michael Wood — Excellence in Reviewing for the 2017 ASAC Case Track (2017)
  • Sarah Burch — Canada's Top 40 Under 40 (2018)
  • Jennifer Clapp — RSC Innis Gérin Medal (2018)
  • Jennifer Clapp — Distinguished Scholar Award (2018)
  • Christina Dow — Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, CAG (2018)
  • Susan Elliott — Leadership Award, Canadian Woman in Global Health (2018)
  • Suzanne Kearns — Award for Outstanding Contributions to Aerospace Education (2018)
  • Jonathan Li — Roger Hoffer Membership Award (2018)
  • Daniel Scott — Scholarly Distinction in Geopgraphy, Canadian Association for Geographers (CAG) (2018)

Find out more about some of our CRCs

four female CRCs

On International Women’s Day 2018, all of the Canada Research Chairs in the Faculty of Environment are women — this isn’t necessarily by design — but it does stand out, as it speaks to the importance of representation in academia and the changing face of environmental justice. Read their amazing stories here!