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The 2019 competition is now closed.   The winners will be contacted in the summer months.  The public annoucement will be released in mid-September.


2019 Medals and Awards 

Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • Pierre Chauveau Medal - Awarded for a distinguished contribution to knowledge in the Humanities.
  • Jason A. Hannah Medal* - Awarded for an important publication in the history of medicine.  *(Different criteria for this medal, please refer to guide above)
  • Yvan Allaire Medal (+ $5,000) - For outstanding contribution in governance (Social Sciences)


  • Henry Marshall Tory Medal - Awarded for outstanding research in any branch of astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, physics, or an applied science.
  • McLaughlin Medal  - For important research of sustained excellence in any branch of medical sciences
  • Miroslaw Romanowski Medal (+ $3,000) - Awarded for contributions towards the resolution of scientific aspects of environmental problems or for important improvements to the quality of an ecosystem in all aspects - terrestrial, atmospheric and aqueous - brought about by scientific means
  • Rutherford Memorial Medals (one in Chemistry and one in Physics) - For research in chemistry or physics - preference will be given to candidates under forty years old


  • Sir John William Dawson Medal - For important contribution of knowledge in multiple domains

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