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Faculty Awards

Harold Gibson, 2017 Laurentian University Research Excellence Award in recognition of his career of research excellence

Elizabeth C. Turner, 2016, Outstanding NSERC Granting Success: In 2016, Elizabeth Turner was awarded an NSERC Discovery Grant and Accelerator supplement. The Accelerator supplement is given to less than 1% of all Discovery grantees, and is designed to provide substantial and timely resources to researchers who have a superior research program, and who show strong potential to become international leaders within their field. Elizabeth is the second person at Laurentian University to ever be given this award.

Daniel Kontak, 2016 Duncan Ramsay Derry Medal, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Andrew McDonald, Sarah C. Gordon, 2016 James Edwin Hawley Medal, Mineralogical Association of Canada,
for the paper "A study of the composition, distribution, and genesis of pyrrhotite in the Copper Cliff Offset, Sudbury, Ontario", Canadian Mineralogist, 53(5), doi: 10.3749/canmin.1400040

Daniel Kontak, 2015 Julian Boldy Award, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Richard Smith, 2012 Barlow Memorial Medal, for the best paper on economic geology published by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (with L. Z. Cheng, M. Allard, P. Keating, M. Chouteau, J. Lemieux, M.A. Vallée, D. Bois, and D. K. Fountain)

Darrel Long, 2012 Robert John Wilson Douglas Medal, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists

Harold Gibson, 2012 Duncan Ramsay Derry Medal, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Daniel Kontak, 2011 Gesner Medal, Atlantic Geological Society

Daniel Kontak, 2011 Peacock Medal, Mineralogical Association of Canada

Phil Thurston, 2010-2011, E.A. Robinson Science Education Lectureship, Geological Association of Canada

Elizabeth Turner, 2009 Best Paper Award, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, for "Mesoproterozoic carbonate systems in the Borden Basin, Nunavut"

Richard Smith, 2009 Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Distinguished Lecturer 2009/2010

Steven Barnes, Michael Lesher, and Rebecca Sproule, 2009 Wardell Armstrong Prize, Institution of Materials Minerals and Mining, for the best paper in IMMM Transactions B: Applied Earth Science, "Geochemistry of komatiites in the Eastern Goldfields Superterrance, Western Australia, and the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Canada, and implications for the distribution of associated Ni-Cu-PGE deposits"

Michael Lesher, 2007 Duncan Ramsay Derry Medal, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Stephen Piercey, 2006 Thayer Lindsley Award, Society of Economic Geologists

Stephen Piercey, 2006 William Harvey Gross Medal, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Michelle DeWolfe (MSc, PhD), Harold Gibson, Dave Richardson (MSc), and John Ayre (Adjunct), 2003 Julian Boldy Award, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Andrew McDonald, 2002, Elected Fellow, International Centre for Diffraction Data

Daniel Kontak, 2002 James Edwin Hawley Medal, Mineralogical Association of Canada, for the paper “A Petrological, Geochemical, Isotopic and Fluid-Inclusion Study of 370 Ma Peraluminous Pegmatite-Aplite sheets, Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada”

Daniel Layton-Matthews (MSc 2001), Marcus Burnham (PDF 1995-2001), and Michael Lesher, 2002 Julian Boldy Award, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Daniel Kontak, 2001 Julien Boldy Award, Geological Association of Canada

Paul Copper, 2001, Elkanah Billings Medal, Paleontology Division, Geological Association of Canada

Balz Kamber, 2000 Paul Niggli Medal, Mineralogical Society of Switzerland

Catherine Farrow (Adjunct), 2000 William Harvey Gross Medal, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

David Pearson, 2000 Ernst Richard Ward Neale Medal, Geological Association of Canada

Elizabeth Turner, 1999 PhD Thesis Award, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists

Michael Lesher, 1998-1999 Thayer Lindsley Visiting Lecturer, Society of Economic Geologists

Michael Lesher, 1998-1999 University Lecturer, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Harold Gibson, Don Rousell, and I. Jonasson, 1998 Barlow Medal, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Daniel Kontak, 1997 Distinguished Lecturer, Atlantic Provinces Council on Sciences

Harold Gibson, Jim Davies, and Robert Whitehead, 1996 Julian Boldy Award, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Daniel Kontak, 1996 Howard Street Robinson Lecturer, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Daniel Kontak, 1996 CF Davidson Memorial Lecturer, St. Andrews University, Scotland

Paul Copper, 1996, Elected Fellow, Royal Society of Canada

Richard James, David Peck (PDF), and Peter Chubb (MSc), 1993 Barlow Memorial Medal, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

Harold Gibson, 1992 William Harvey Gross Medal, Mineral Deposits Division, Geological Association of Canada

Daniel Kontak, 1990 James Edwin Hawley Medal, Mineralogical Association of Canada, for his paper “The East Kemptville Topaz-Muscovite Leucogranite. I. Geological Setting and Whole-Rock Geochemistry”

Harold Gibson, 1990 Lang Lecturer, Geological Survey of Canada Mineral Colloquium

Paul Copper, 1969 Thomas Huxley Gold Medal, Thomas Huxley Society, London, England