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OTTAWA, Sept. 18 / CNW / The Royal Society of Canada is pleased to announce that 18 eminent Canadian scientists, scholars and researchers have been recognized for their outstanding achievements in advancing knowledge and understanding of the past and present. The RSC has chosen the recipients of 11 Medals and 7 Awards.

“Once again this year, the Royal Society of Canada can be proud to publish the list of award winners. Canada and, indeed, the world have benefitted enormously from the impressive quality of their works and achievements,” says Chad Gaffield, RSC President.

To view a complete list of 2018 Award Winners and their citations, please click here.

Many of this year's Award Winners will be celebrated during the Awards Ceremony on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, in Halifax. To register for this event, please click here.

Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises established leaders across the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences as well as emerging leaders in The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The object of the RSC is to serve Canada and the world by recognizing Canada’s leading scientists, scholars, and artists, and mobilizing them in open discussion to advance knowledge and understanding of critical issues with a view toward contributing to a better future.