Why Our Faculty?

Faculty and Learner Recognition

Faculty Recognition

  • 6 national 3M Teaching Awards
  • Alan Blizzard Award
  • 42 University of Alberta awards recognizing excellence in teaching:
    • 4 University Cup winners
    • 17 Distinguished University Professorships
    • 14 Rutherford Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
    • 2 William Hardy Alexander Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
    • 2 Teaching Unit awards
    • Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching
    • Provost’s Award for Early Achievement of Excellence in Undergraduate Training
    • Vargo Teaching Chair

Learner Recognition

  • 2 Prix Galien Gold Medals (the highest honour for pharmaceutical research and development)
  • 1 Burroughs Wellcome Fund investigator
  • 2 Fellows of the Royal Society (London)
  • 32 Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
  • 13 awards from ASTech (Alberta Science and Technology Foundation) for excellence in scientific research
  • 74 AIHS Investigators
  • 11 CIHR New Investigators
  • 2 CIHR RxD Chairs and 2 CIHR Clinician Scientists
  • 2 Distinguished Clinician Scientists and 3 New Investigators:Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • 2 KRESCENT New Investigators: Kidney Foundation of Canada