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Postdoctoral & PhD Researcher of the Year Awards - 2016

Postdoctoral & PhD Researcher of the Year Awards - 2016

Guidelines & eligibility: 

    1. Nominees must be a postdoctoral fellow or PhD candidate under the supervision of an HBI full member.
    2. To apply, applications from individuals or supervisors must include the nominee’s full name and a list of publications from the calendar year under consideration with pdfs attached.  Publications must occur within the same calendar year and papers with doi numbers in that year count.  All publications under consideration must have the HBI listed in the address portion of the paper.
    3. The deadline for emailing application information to jason.ng1@ucalgary.ca is Monday, January 16, 2017.
    4. All applications will be reviewed by the HBI Education Director and an open committee of postdocs and faculty. In an effort to recognize the hard work of other PhDs and PDFs an honourable mention will also be given.
    5. The top scoring candidates will be formally recognized by the HBI and invited to present their research.


Scoring Criteria:

Each publication will be given a score based on impact factor and authorship order. The additive score across publications will be the candidate's final tally.

  First authorship = 1    x Impact factor (this also applies to dual first authorships)     
  Second or greater authorship = 1/2        x Impact factor

 

Past Recipients 

Award

Recipient

2016 PhD Researcher of the Year

Khalil Rawji (Supervisor: Dr. V.W. Yong)
Runner Up: Samuel Jensen (Supervisor: Dr. V.W.Yong)

2016 Postdoctoral Researcher of the Year

Lauren Drogos (Supervisor: Dr. Marc Poulin)
Runner Up: Maria Morena (Supervisor: Dr. Matthew HIll)

2015 PhD Researcher of the Year

Haley Vecchiarelli (Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Hill)
Runner Up: Arsalan Rizwan (Supervisor: Dr. Ray Turner)

2015 Postdoctoral Researcher of the Year

Maria Morena (Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Hill)
Runner Up: Megan Gray (Supervisor: Dr. Matthew Hill)

2014 PhD Researcher of the Year

Chris Bladen (Supervisor: Dr. Gerald Zamponi)
Runner Up: Nabeela Nathoo (Supervisors: Drs. Jeff Dunn, V. Wee Yong)

2014 Postdoctoral Researcher of the Year

Vinicius Gadotti (Supervisor: Dr. Gerald Zamponi)
Runner Up: Patrick Stemkowski (Supervisor: Dr. Gerald Zamponi)

2013 PhD Researcher of the Year

Jaclyn Wamsteeker Cusulin (Supervisor: Dr. Jaideep Bains)
Runner Up: Michael Keough (Supervisor: Dr. V. Wee Yong)

2013 Postdoctoral Researcher of the Year

Wataru Inoue (Supervisor: Dr. Jaideep Bains)
Runner Up: Vinicius Gadotti (Supervisor: Dr. Gerald Zamponi)

2012 PhD Researcher of the Year

Jordan Engbers (Supervisor: Dr. Ray Turner)
Runner Up: Bhagat Singh (Supervisor: Dr. Douglas Zochodne)

2012 Postdoctoral Researcher of the Year

Antos Shakhbazau (Supervisor: Dr. Rajiv Midha)
Runner Up: Norbert Weiss (Supervisor: Dr. Gerald Zamponi)