Northern Science Award

The Northern Science Award is presented annually to an individual or a group who has made a significant contribution to meritorious knowledge and understanding of the Canadian North and, in the spirit of the last International Polar Year (2007-2008), recognizes the transformation of knowledge into action. For the purpose of this award, “northern” is defined as that part of Canada that lies north of the southern limit of discontinuous permafrost and “science” refers to all fields of inquiry, including those based upon indigenous knowledge, that advance our understanding of the natural world and society.

Value: Laureates of the award receive the Centenary Medal and $10,000.

NoteIf institutional nomination/external expert review is sought (individuals may also nominate candidates outside of the institutional process), please submit a candidate suggestion form by the internal deadline to recommend a candidate to the President’s Advisory Committee on Awards, Honours and Prizes. . For more information, please contact awards@sfu.ca.

Agency website: https://www.canada.ca/en/polar-knowledge/fundingforresearchers/awards.html

Upcoming Deadlines

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Internal
January 01, 2023January 01, 2023 Verified Date
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Northern Science Award Recognizes a significant contribution to meritorious knowledge and understanding of the Canadian North .
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