The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research provide unparalleled support to young scientists in Canada pursuing research in Canada’s North. Funded by the Weston Family Foundation, these annual awards are some of the most prestigious in the country for students pursuing a master’s degree, a doctoral degree or postdoctoral fellowship. Weston Family Award winners undertake research projects across a broad spectrum of fields and disciplines in the natural sciences, including studies of northern ecosystems, biodiversity, flora and fauna, meteorology, oceanography, glaciology, geography and environmental studies.
Meet the 2021 award winners. These inspiring Canadians are at the forefront of northern scholarship and are helping shape a better future for Canada and the world.
Tagged: Research and innovation
Pre-budget 2022 submission: Investing in people and ideas to accelerate Canada’s social and economic Recovery
Canada’s 2020 winners of major international research awards
Pre-budget 2021 submission: Investing in universities for a sustainable COVID-19 recovery
Regional perspectives on the social impact of Canadian universities