Sponsored by the CIC Chemical Education Fund
The CIC Award for Chemistry Education is presented as a mark of recognition to a person who has made an outstanding contribution in Canada to education at the post-secondary level in the field of chemistry or chemical engineering.
The 2022 winner of the CIC Award for Chemistry Education is:
Jaclyn J. Stewart, MCIC
University of British Columbia
Jaclyn (Jackie) Stewart is an Associate Professor of Teaching in the Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia Vancouver. She is a compassionate educator who strives to use emerging evidence in decisions about course design, curriculum, and instruction. She is the Associate Dean Academic in the Faculty of Science and the Director of the UBC Institute for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. In these roles, she supports graduate students and faculty members to improve their teaching and engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning. In her scholarly work, she investigates how emotions influence learning from feedback, identifies the impact of instructional choices on student learning and wellbeing, and develops assessment tools. She also co-leads a research project to enhancing equity across first-year science courses at UBC. Jackie has a B.Sc. degree in honours chemistry, a M.Sc. in wood science, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology. She currently serves on the Canadian Society for Chemistry Accreditation Committee.