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2019 Merit Awards announced

September 8, 2020 — 

Merit Awards at the University of Manitoba recognize faculty members for their outstanding teaching, research, scholarly work and creative activities, and service in three categories: Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts; Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering; and Promoting Indigenous Achievement. Annual applications and nominations are invited for the previous calendar year and awarded by two Joint Committees on Merit Awards.

The recipients of the 2019 Merit Awards are listed below and receive $3,000 each. Congratulations to all.

Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts

Combination:

  • Michelle Honeyford, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Faculty of Education
  • Sandra Kouritzin, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Faculty of Education
  • Cary Miller, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts
  • Niigaanwewidam Sinclair, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

Research, Scholarly Work and Creative Activities:

  • Judy Chipperfield, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts
  • Stephan Jaeger, Department of German and Slavic Studies, Faculty of Arts
  • Esyllt Jones, Department of History, Faculty of Arts
  • Ee-Seul Yoon, Department of Educational Administration, Foundations and Psychology, Faculty of Education

Service:

  • Serenity (Hee-Jung) Joo, Department of English, Theatre, Film and Media, Faculty of Arts
  • Jorge Nallim, Department of History, Faculty of Arts

Teaching:

  • Erin Keating, Department of English, Theatre, Film and Media, Faculty of Arts
  • Tracey Peter, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Faculty of Arts

Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering

Combination:

  • Shawn Clark, Department of Civil Engineering, Price Faculty of Engineering
  • Dilantha Fernando, Department of Plant Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Research, Scholarly Work and Creative Activities:

  • Benedict Albensi, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Fuji Jian, Department of Biosystems Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Kelliie Thiessen, College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Chengbo Yang, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Service:

  • No applications/nominations received.

Teaching:

  • Saumen Mandel, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science
  • Claudia Narvaez, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Promoting Indigenous Achievement

  • Emily McKinnon, Access Program, Division of Extended Education
  • Percy Lezard, Faculty of Social Work

 

 

 

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