Sponsored by the E. W. R. Steacie Endowment Fund (Supported by the CSC Board and some Subject Divisions of the CIC and CSC)

The E. W. R. Steacie Award is presented to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to chemistry while working in Canada.

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The 2023 winner of the E. W. R. Steacie Award is:

Ian Manners, FCIC
University of Victoria
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Ian Manners is Canadian and British. After receiving his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in the UK he conducted postdoctoral work in Germany and then in the USA. He joined the University of Toronto, Canada as an Assistant Professor in 1990 and was promoted to Full Professor in 1995 and was made a Canada Research Chair in 2001. In 2006 he returned to the UK to take up an EU Marie Curie Chair at Bristol and in 2018 he became a Canada 150 Research Chair at the University of Victoria, Canada. He is the recipient of a wide range of national and international awards including an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (from the US), the Steacie Prize (from Canada), the RSC Award in Main Group Chemistry, and a Humboldt Research Award from Germany. Most recently he received the RSC de Gennes Prize (2017), the Henry Marshall Tory Medal of the Royal Society of Canada (2021), and a 1000 Talents Award from China (2018) to support a Visiting Professorship and satellite lab at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is an elected member of both the Canadian and the British National Academies of Science and also the European Academy of Science (EURASC).   

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Past Winners

2022

Linda F. Nazar

University of Waterloo
Society: CSC
2021

Roderick E. Wasylishen, MCIC

University of Alberta
Society: CSC
2020

Mark Lautens, FCIC

University of Toronto
Society: CSC
2019

Douglas W. Stephan

University of Toronto
Society: CSC
2018

Josef Zwanziger

Dalhousie University
Society: CSC
2017

Jillian Buriak

University of Alberta
Society: CSC
2016

Richard Oakley, FCIC

University of Waterloo
Society: CSC
2015

William Cullen

University of British Columbia
Society: CSC
2014

A. B. P. Lever

York University
Society: CSC
2013

Lewis E. Kay

University of Toronto
Society: CSC