Office of the Vice-President (Research and Innovation)

External Honours and Prizes

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.


Support and Resources Offered

The Vice-President (Research) Office provides many resources to help identify award opportunities and produce strong applications:

  • 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.
  • VPR 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.


Upcoming Awards Deadlines
     

Canada's Top 40 Under 40
January 24, 2020

Partners in Research (PIR) National Ambassador Awards
January 31, 2020

King Faisal Prize in Medicine (Regenerative Medicine in Neurological Conditions)
March 31, 2020

King Faisal Prize in Science (Physics)
March 31, 2020

Yidan Prize for Education Development
March 31, 2020

Yidan Prize for Education Research
March 31, 2020


For more information, to access the resources above or for help facilitating a nomination, contact Kate Ballash, Research Awards Officer (email or 780.492.6877). We would also love to hear about any nominations you are submitting.