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Awards and Honours

Early Researcher Awards

This program aims to improve Ontario’s ability to attract and retain the best and brightest research talent from around the world by helping promising young faculty members build their research teams.

Premier's Discovery Award

This award honours outstanding research contributions and international recognition by accomplished researchers in Ontario. 

Raymond Laflamme

Order of Canada Appointments

As Canada's highest civilian honour, the Order of Canada Appointments are awarded for recognition of outstanding achievement and dedication to our country. Companion (C.C.) recognizes national pre-eminence or international service or achievement. Officer (O.C.) recognizes national service or achievement and Member (C.M.) recognizes outstanding contributions at the local or regional level or in a special field of activity.

Arthur Carty, O.C.
Col. Chris Hadfield, O.C.
Linda Nazar, O.C.
Robert Gillham, C.M.

Killam Fellows

In memory of Izaak Walton Killam, the Killam Fellowship was created to honour eminent Canadian scholars and scientists who have an outstanding reputation in their area of research.

Peter Bernath
Michel Gingras
Richard Oakley

Steacie Fellows

Named after chemist Dr. Edgar William Richard Steacie, this fellowship honours young university faculty researchers who exhibit exceptional scientific excellence. 

Michel Gingras
Terry McMahon
Kevin Resch
Janusz Pawliszyn

Fellows of the Royal Society

The Royal Society of Canada honours distinguished intellectuals who have made remarkable contributions to the arts, humanities and the sciences. 

Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers

Recipients of this award are some of the world's leading scientific intellectuals, all of whom have published a great number of scientific papers and are the most cited researchers in their respective fields