Internal & External Award Recipients

The University of Toronto Scarborough takes great pride in the scholarly contributions of its faculty members. The Office of the Vice-Principal Research & Innovation (OVPRI) is pleased to highlight U of T Scarborough award winners and we strongly encourage members of the U of T Scarborough community to nominate colleagues for awards and honours in recognition of a faculty member’s work and significant contributions.

INTERNAL AWARDS

Aisha Ahmad, Political Science - Senior Fellow at Massey College, 2017

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Aisha Ahmad, Political Science, 2018

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Steve Joordens, Psychology, 2013

Nick Koudas, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, 2011

John Kennedy, Psychology (emeritus), 2009 

John Friedlander, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, 2002 

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Ken Howard, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2020

Marlene Goldman, English, 2019

Zindel Segal, Psychology, 2018

James Donaldson, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2017 

Maydianne Andrade, Biological Sciences, 2016 (Shared Award) 
 
Nick Eyles, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2016 (Shared Award) 

Michael Inzlicht, Psychology, 2015 (Shared Award) 
 
Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2015 (Shared Award) 

Rudy Boonstra, Biological Sciences, 2014 

Michael Bagby, Psychology, 2013 

Franca Iacovetta, Historical and Cultural Studies, 2011 

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2010 

Daniel Bender, Historical and Cultural Studies, 2009 

Elizabeth Harney, Humanities, 2008 (Shared Award) 
 
Rene Harrison, Biological Sciences, 2008 (Shared Award) 

Myrna Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2007 

Andrew Mason, Biological Sciences, 2006 

Frank Wania, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2005 (Shared Award) 

Konstantine Zakzanis, Psychology, 2005 (Shared Award) 

Modris Eksteins, Humanities (emeritus), 2004 

Janice Boddy, Anthropology, 2003 

Lisa Jeffrey, Mathematics, 2002 

Andrew Stark, Management, 2001 

Tom Tidwell, Physical Sciences (emeritus), 2000

John Friedlander, Mathematics, 1999

Albert Berry, Management & Economics (emeritus), 1998  

Oded Berman, Management & Economics, 1997 

Ronald Manzer, Social Science (emeritus), 1996 

Robert McClelland, Physical Sciences (emeritus), 1995 

John Youson, Life Sciences (emeritus), 1994 

Ian Brown, Biological Sciences, 1993 

More information: U of T Scarborough Principal's Research Award

Marc Cadotte, Biological Sciences, 2020-2021

Jason Weir, Biological Sciences, 2019-2022

Julie McCarthy, Management, 2018-2021

Anthony Ruocco, Psychology, 2018-2021

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2018-2021

Jennifer Chun, Sociology, 2017-2020 

Jeffrey Pilcher, Historical and Cultural Studies, 2017-2020 
 
Myrna Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2017-2020 

Michael Inzlicht, Psychology, 2016-2019 

Lisa Jeffrey, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, 2016-2019
 
Frank Wania, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2016-2019 

More information: U of T Scarborough Research Excellence Faculty Scholars Award

Nicole Klenk, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2020

Rutsuko Ito, Psychology, 2019

Artur Izmaylov, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2018

Li Chen, Historical and Cultural Studies, 2017 

Anthony Ruocco, Psychology, 2016 

Marc Cadotte, Biological Sciences, 2015 

Mary Silcox, Anthropology, 2014 

More information: U of T Scarborough Research Recognition Award

David Nieborg, Arts, Culture & Media, 2020

Emine Fidan Elcioglu, Sociology, 2020

Hilary Brown, Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society, 2020

EXTERNAL AWARDS

Robert Haslhofer, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Sloan Research Fellowship, 2018

Giulio Tiozzo, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Sloan Research Fellowship, 2018

Stefanos Aretakis, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Sloan Research Fellowship, 2016

Artur Izmaylov, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Sloan Research Fellowship, 2015

Bianca Schroeder, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Sloan Research Fellowship, 2013

Balint Virag, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Sloan Research Fellowship, 2004

David Fleet, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Sloan Research Fellowship, 1996

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Kagan Kerman, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Biomedical Young Investigator Research Award, 2009

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Steven Farber, Human Geography - Emerging Scholar Award, 2018

Sharlene Mollett, Human Geography - Glenda Laws Award, 2018

Minelle Mahtani, Human Geography - Glenda Laws Award, 2012

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Anthony Ruocco, Psychology - Young Investigator Research Award, 2017

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Natalie Rothman, Historical and Cultural Studies - Helen & Howard R. Marraro Prize, 2012

Natalie Rothman, Historical and Cultural Studies - Herbert Baxter Adams Prize, 2012

More information: American Historical Association

John Friedlander, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Joseph L. Doob Prize, 2017

John Friedlander, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Fellow, 2013

Lisa Jeffrey, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Fellow, 2013

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Jessica Wilson, Philosophy - Dr. Martin R. Lebowitz and Eve Lewellis Lebowitz Prize, 2014

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Diana Fu, Political Science - Gregory Luebbert Prize for Best Book in Comparative Politics, 2018

Margaret Kohn, Political Science - David Easton Award, 2017

Margaret Kohn, Political Science - Dennis Judd Best Book Award, 2017

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Rudy Boonstra, Biological Sciences - C. Hart Merriam Award, 2013

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Maydianne Andrade, Biological Sciences - Fellow, 2016

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Maria Shaw, Department of Humanities (emeritus) - Distinguished Archaeological Achievement Award, 2006

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Li Chen, Historical and Cultural Studies - Joseph Levenson Pre-1900 Book Prize (China), 2018

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Brett Ford, Psychology - Rising Star, 2017

Michael Inzlicht, Psychology - Fellow, 2013

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Nicholas Eyles, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Lifetime Career Award of Merit, 2016

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Daniel Bender, Historical and Cultural Studies - Remy Martin Award, 2017-2018

Pascal Reindeau, Centre for French & Linguistics - Governor General's Literary Awards Finalist, 2012

Tanya Mars, Arts, Culture and Media - Governor General’s Award in Visual & Media Arts, 2008

Tanya Mars, Arts, Culture and Media - International Artist-in-Residence, 2008

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Cendri Hutcherson, Psychology, CRC in Decision Neuroscience, 2018-2023

Bebhinn Treanor, Biological Sciences, CRC in Spatially-Resolved Biochemistry, 2016-2021

Brian Connelly, Management, CRC in Integrative Perspectives on Personality, 2016-2021

Kagan Kerman, Physical & Environmental Sciences, CRC in Bioelectrochemistry, 2016-2021

Bianca Schroeder, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, CRC in Data Center Technologies, 2014-2019

Daniel Bender, Historical and Cultural Studies, CRC in Global Culture, 2014-2021

Marney Isaac, Physical & Environmental Sciences and Centre for Critical Development Studies, CRC in Agroecosystems and Development, 2013-2018

Maydianne Andrade, Biological Sciences, CRC in Integrative Behavioural Ecology, 2007-2018

Michael Lambek, Anthropology, CRC in the Anthropology of Ethical Life, 2006-2020

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Critical Development Studies, CRC in International Health, 2003-2013

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Richard Pancer, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Cecil Graham Award, 2007

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Graeme Hirst, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017

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Stephen Rockel, Historical and Cultural Studies - Joel Gregory Prize, 2009

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Bianca Schroeder, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Prize, 2013

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Carl Mitchell, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Young Scientist Award, 2017

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Franca Iacovetta, Historical & Cultural Studies - Sir John A. MacDonald Prize, 2008

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Blake Richards, Biological Sciences - Fellow, 2017

David Fleet, Computer and Mathematical Sciences - Fellow, 2005

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Rene Harrison, Biological Sciences - New Investigator Award, 2008

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Balint Virag, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Coxeter-James Prize, 2010

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Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Rio Tinto Alcan Award, 2017

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - W.A.E. McBryde Medal, 2011

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Fred Beamish Award, 2010

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John H. Youson, Department of Life Sciences (emeritus) - Fry Award, 2005

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Andrew Westoll, English - Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, 2012

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Kagan Kerman, Physical & Environmental Sciences - W.A.E. McBryde Medal, 2021

Frank Wania, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Environment Division Research and Development Dima Award, 2015

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Andrea Charise, English / Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society - John Charles Polanyi Prize in English, 2014

Katherine Larson, English - John Charles Polanyi Prize in English, 2008 

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Marc Cadotte, Biological Sciences - Early Career Fellow, 2014

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April Franco, Management - Citations of Excellence Award, 2015

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Nicole Klenk, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Fulbright Nexus Scholar, 2014

Andrew Stark, Management - Canadian Fulbright Scholar, 2011

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Critical Development Studies - Canadian Fulbright Research Scholar, 2007

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Nick Eyles, Physical & Environmental Sciences - E.R. Ward Neale Medal, 2015

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Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Critical Development Studies - Top 100 Women Leaders in Global Health, 2014

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Ken Howard, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Fellowship, 2016

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Maithe Arruda-Carvalho, Psychology - Career Development Award, 2018

Tod Thiele, Biological Sciences - Young Investigators Grant, 2018

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Donna Gabbacia, Historical and Cultural Studies - Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018

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Michael Lambek, Anthropology - Fellow, 2016-2017

John Kennedy, Psychology - Fellow, 2008-2009

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Ken Howard, Physical & Environmental Sciences - President's Award, 2011

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Myrna Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - P.M. Huang Award, 2015 

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Micheal Goldstein, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Fellow, 2007 

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Steve Joordens, Psychology - National Technology Innovation Award, 2009

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Stefanos Aretakis, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2018

Blake Richards, Biological Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2018

Steven Farber, Human Geography - Early Researcher Award, 2017 

Artur Izmaylov, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2017 

Daniel Roy, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2017 

Brian Connelly, Management - Early Researcher Award, 2016

Patrick McGowan, Biological Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2016

Anthony Ruocco, Psychology - Early Researcher Award, 2016

Marc Cadotte, Biological Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2014

Bianca Schroeder, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2014

Kagan Kerman, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2012

Natalie Rothman, Historical and Cultural Studies - Early Researcher Award, 2012

Matthew Wells, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2011

George Arhonditsis, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2009 

Michael Inzlicht, Psychology - Early Researcher Award, 2009 

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2008

Rene Harrison, Biological Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2006 

Nick Koudas, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Early Researcher Award, 2006 

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Maydianne Andrade, Biological Sciences - Brilliant 10, 2006

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Marc Cadotte, Biological Sciences - TD Professor of Urban Forest Conservation and Biology, 2014-2019

Rick Halpern, Historical and Cultural Studies - Bissell-Heyd Chair of American Studies, 2008 

Michael Gervers, Historical and Cultural Studies - Fellow, 2017

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Katherine Larson, English - Member, 2018

Nathalie Rothman, Historical and Cultural Studies - Member, 2014

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H. Bernie Kraatz, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2019

Frank Wania, Physical & Environmental Sciences, 2017

Judith Teichman, Political Science and Centre for Critical Development Studies, 2014 

Lisa Jeffrey, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, 2007

John Kennedy, Psychology, 2005 

Michael Lambek, Anthropology, 2000

John Friedlander, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, 1988

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Balint Virag, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - John L. Synge Award, 2014

Nick Eyles, Physical & Environmental Sciences - McNeil Medal, 2013 

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Andre SimpsonMyrna Simpson and Team, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Analytical Dvision Horizon Prize: Sir George Stokes Award, 2021

Frank Wania, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Fellow, 2011

Myrna Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Environmental Sciences Award (awarded jointly with Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry), 2010

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Fellow, 2010

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Joseph Black Award, 2010

Andre Simpson, Physical & Environmental Sciences - Environmental Sciences Award (awarded jointly with Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry), 2008

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Michael Goldstein, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Simons Fellow in Mathematics, 2018

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Michael Inzlicht, Psychology - Daniel M. Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize, 2015

Michael Inzlicht, Psychology - Fellow, 2013

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Balint Virag, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Rollo Davidson Prize, 2007

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David Fleet, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Faculty Member, 2017

Daniel Roy, Computer & Mathematical Sciences - Faculty Member, 2017

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