YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD
This award is given to a young scientist who has made a significant international research contribution in a promising start to a scientific career. The areas of research considered are any or all of those covered by the Mineralogical Association of Canada.
- The scientist will have received their Ph.D.not more than 15 years before the award.
- The scientist must be a Canadian
working anywhere in the world or a scientist of any
nationality working in Canada.
- The research areas include
mineralogy, crystallography, petrology, geochemistry,
mineral deposits, and related fields of study.
- The candidate must be nominated by
a member of MAC.
- The letter of nomination must be
accompanied by a statement giving the accomplishments of the
candidate, the candidate's curriculum vitae, and list of
- Candidates may also be identified
by members of the selection committee.
- The selection committee will be
made up of the Past President and three other MAC members
selected by the Past President.
- The selection of the winning
scientist normally will by made in January or February in
order that the award be presented at the May Annual Meeting
of the Association.
- The award need not be presented in
any given year if a suitable candidate cannot be found.
Nominations should be sent to Andrew M. McDonald (Department of Earth Sciences, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, CANADA; phone: (705) 675-1151 ext 2266;
e-mail: email@example.com by December 31, 2018.
Previous winners of the award are: