Canadian Society for Chemistry Awards

The Canadian Society for Chemistry confers awards to recognize professionals and students who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences. Most CSC award winners receive their awards and present award lectures at the annual Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition.

Nominations for CSC Awards are now accepted electronically through ScholarOne.

Consult the CSC Awards Handbook for:

  • Complete Terms of Reference
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Lists of Past Winners for all CSC Awards
  • Submission Deadlines: the deadline for most CSC Awards is July 2 of each year. (Note: If July 2 falls on a weekend, the deadline will be the next working day)


NOTE: FOR 2017 AWARD NOMINATIONS, THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO AUGUST 1.

Meet the CSC Award Winners

Alfred Bader Award
2016
Dennis Hall, FCIC, University of Alberta

Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry
2016
Mark MacLachlan, University of British Columbia

Bernard Belleau Award
2016
Patrick T. Gunning, University of Toronto

Canadian Journal of Chemistry Best Paper Award
2016
Kevin Thurbide, University of Calgary

CCUCC Chemistry Doctoral Award
2016
Stephen Winter, Physikalisches Institut, Goethe-Universität (For research carried out at University of Waterloo under advisor Richard Oakley)

Clara Benson Award
2016
Yunjie Xu, University of Alberta

E.W.R. Steacie Award
2016
Richard Oakley, FCIC, University of Waterloo

Fred Beamish Award
2016
Michael Serpe, University of Alberta

IntelliSyn Pharma Research Excellence Award
2016
Robert A. Britton, Simon Fraser University

John C. Polanyi Award
2016
Federico Rosei, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Université du Québec

Keith Fagnou Award
2016
Jean-François Paquin, Université Laval

Keith Laidler Award
2016
Venkataraman Thangadurai, University of Calgary

Maxxam Award
2016
Michael A. Quilliam, FCIC, National Research Council Canada

R. U. Lemieux Award
2016
Michael Organ, University of Ottawa

Rio Tinto Alcan Award
2016
Michael Wolf, FCIC, University of British Columbia

Strem Chemicals Award for Pure or Applied Inorganic Chemistry
2016
Curtis P. Berlinguette, University of British Columbia

Tom Ziegler Award
2016
Tom Woo, University of Ottawa

W.A.E. McBryde Medal
2016
Aicheng Chen, Lakehead University