Awards + Honours

Carla Prado, Sandra Davidge, Kisha Supernant + Xingfang Li

UAlberta's newest RSC members

Congratulations to Carla Prado, Sandra Davidge, Kisha Supernant + Xingfang Li. These leading researchers in nutrition, women + children’s health, archeology, and water safety were elected to Canada’s most prestigious scholarly institute: The Royal Society of Canada.

Learn about their work

Innovation Awards

These awards celebrate innovation + commercialization and the U of A innovators who make it happen. The awards are one way we recognize how our researchers, postdoctoral fellows + students are helping drive economic and social advancements via research, innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization. Awards are presented to those receiving a U.S. patent in the past year and/or who created a new spinoff company.

Learn about the Awards

Awards Support

The University of Alberta, one of Canada's top research universities, is proud of the vitality, quality and diversity of research conducted here. We are also very proud of our many award-winning researchers and encourage all researchers to apply for research awards or nominate a deserving colleague.

The Vice-President (Research & Innovation) Office provides many resources to help identify award opportunities and produce strong applications, including for those awards administered internally.

  • Awards database: helps you sort award and recognition opportunities by award level (provincial, national and international), field of study and funding organization or search by award name.
  • VPRI Awards Collection in Google Drive: examples of successful University of Alberta nominations and tips on how to develop strong nominations.
  • University of Alberta College of Reviewers: we can connect you with a reviewer to provide application/nomination feedback and recommendations.
  • Help preparing a nomination.

For more information, to access the resources above or for help facilitating a nomination, contact Kate Ballash, Research Awards Officer. We would also love to hear about any nominations you are submitting.

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2020 Highly Cited List

Five University of Alberta researchers made the list reflecting top 0.1% in terms of research impact globally. Bravo Valerie Carson, Ryan Li, David Wishart, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, James Hammond! Learn more about them »

Awards by the Numbers

We are proud of our faculty and the quality of their research and scholarship activities. Their achievements are reflected in their many awards and honours. Learn about past winners from the university »