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Medals and Awards from the Royal Society of Canada – 2018

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) offers a variety of prestigious medals and awards recognizing outstanding achievements of Canadian researchers. It is a responsibility of Fellows of the RSC to nominate candidates for these honours, and they are explicitly invited to do so every year. In 2018, the following awards will be offered:

In the humanities and social sciences:

In science and engineering:

Nomination Process

Nominees must be Canadian citizens or have been Canadian residents for the past three years. Nominations for the awards must be made by either:

A full nomination package will consist of:


The nomination submission deadline is March 1, 2018. If the nomination is to be made by the president of the university, the process of securing and acquiring the nomination letter must be managed through the Research Development office and initiated by February 1, 2017.


Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall ( at Research Development & Services regarding these medals and awards and the nomination process.

More information can be found at: