Awards

Year

        Distinction

Awarding Body

 2018
  • “Invitee Member” of the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program’s Interdisciplinary Adjudication Committee (IAC)
Canadian Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) – The Government of Canada
2018
  • Ambassador Award (For bringing Sagamore 2018 Conference to Halifax)
City of Halifax – Discover Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
2018
  • Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)
Royal Society of Arts (UK)
2017
  • The 2017 Award for Research Excellence
Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada
2016
  • Elected Fellow of the Institute of Physics (FInstP)
The Institute of Physics (IOP), UK
 2016
  • Lady Davis Fellow & L. D. Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem ($7,000)
Lady Davis Fellowship Trust,  Israel
2016
  • National Acfas-NSERC Prize “La preuve par l’image” ($2,000)
Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas), Québec – Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSRC)
2014
  • Presenter and Speaker introducing Nobel Laureate Prof. Ada Yonath for a Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa), 16 May 2014
Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada
2010
  • Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
Royal Society of Chemistry, UK
2009
  • MGMS Silver Jubilee Prize
Molecular Graphics and Molecular Simulation Society (MGMS), UK
2004
  • John Charles Polanyi Prize in Chemistry
Council of Ontario Universities (COU), The Government of Ontario, Canada
2004­­­­–2006
  • Izaak Walton Killam Fellow (Chemistry)
The Killam Trusts, Canada
2005, 2003
  • BioVision-Next Science Fellow “Bio-Leaders of Tomorrow”
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) & The World Life Science Forum
2003–2004
  • Chemistry Teaching Fellowship Award
University of Toronto, Canada
2004, 2001
  • IUCr Young Scientist Travel Awards
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
2003
  • Dept. of Chemistry Nominee for the University Distinguished Thesis Award
McMaster University, Canada
2001
  • Finalist: Schrödinger Prize
American Chemical Society and the Chemical Computing Group, Inc.
2001
  • Finalist: “Dean of Science Award for Academic Excellence in Graduate Work”
McMaster University, Canada
2001
  • Centennial Scholar
McMaster University, Canada


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