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2021 Merit Awards announced

September 21, 2022 — 

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 2021 Merit Awards are listed below and receive $3,000 each. Congratulations to all.

 

Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts

Combination:

Katrina Dunn, Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, Faculty of Arts

Hee-Jung Serenity Joo, Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, Faculty of Arts

 

Research, Scholarly Work and Creative Activities:

Sean Buchanan, Department of Business Administration, Asper School of Business

Kristin Reynolds, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts

Ashley Stewart-Tufescu, Faculty of Social Work

Virginia Tze, Department of Educational Administration, Foundations, & Psychology, Faculty of Education

 

Service:

Jordan Bass, University of Manitoba Libraries

Robert Biscontri, Department of Accounting & Finance, Asper School of Business

Mylène Gamache, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies/Indigenous Studies, Faculty of Arts

 

Teaching:

Elena Baraban, Department of German & Slavic Studies, Faculty of Arts

Cameron Hauseman, Department of Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology, Faculty of Education

Lars Richter, Department of German & Slavic Studies, Faculty of Arts

Wan Wang, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts

 

 

Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering

Combination:

Mark Garrett, Department of Physical Therapy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Thomas Hack, College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Mark Hanson, Department of Environment & Geography, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources

Jason Kindrachuk, Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

 

Research, Scholarly Work and Creative Activities:

Tracie Afifi, Department of Internal Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Meghan Azad, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Young Jin Cha, Department of Civil Engineering, Price Faculty of Engineering

Kirk McManus, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

 

Service:

Adam Clay, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science

Sachin Katyal, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Neeloffer Mookherjee, Department of Internal Medicine and Immunology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

 

Teaching:

Olesya Fedoryak, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Sabine Kuss, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Celine Latulipe, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science

 

 

Promoting Indigenous Achievement

Myrle Ballard, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Darja Barr, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science

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