The Hawley Medal of the Mineralogical Association of Canada was awarded to our faculty member Dr. Andrew McDonald and Sarah C. Gordon (M.Sc. Geology from Laurentian in 2013) for 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, or http://www.canmin.org/content/early/2015/05/08/canmin.1400040.full
The Hawley Medal is awarded to the authors of the best paper to appear in The Canadian Mineralogist in a given year. The award is named in honor of Dr. J.E. Hawley (1897-1965) who was distinguished professor of mineralogy at Queen's University. The paper is selected by a committee of three members selected by the Chair of the Nominating Committee.