The Royal Society of Canada Announces 2015 Award Winners

OTTAWA, Sept. 15 / Marketwired / The Royal Society of Canada is pleased to announce that 12 eminent Canadian scholars and researchers have been recognized for their outstanding achievements in research and scholarship. 

“The 2015 group of RSC Award winners—representing fields as diverse as linguistics and physics—is a testament to the multidisciplinary strength of Canadian talent,” said Graham Bell, President of the Royal Society of Canada. “These prestigious awards within the Canadian scholarly community serve as a reminder that the Royal Society of Canada recognizes and celebrates research, scholarship and the arts in all their variety of expression.”

This year's Award Winners will be celebrated during the Induction and Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 27, 2015 at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria.

Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada. Its mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world.

Marie-Lyne Renaud, Manager, Fellowship and Awards, The Royal Society of Canada, (613) 991-6990 Ext. 106,;; @RSCTheAcademies