Award for Research Excellence
The Award for Research Excellence is given to a faculty member on an annual basis. The award recognizes that individual’s contribution to the research community and to the research climate at Mount Saint Vincent University. The award also serves to showcase the high level of scholarly research at Mount Saint Vincent University. By rewarding excellence in research, we not only recognize the achievements of a given faculty member, but also affirm the important role of research in university life.
Nominations for the Award for Research Excellence will be accepted until December 1st. Nominations can be made by any faculty member to the Committee on Research and Publications. This committee is a standing committee of Senate, and its membership is representative of all major scholarly areas of the University. The Committee on Research and Publications will make a recommendation for the award to the President, as Chair of Senate. For complete details on the nomination process, please review the Call for Nominations.
Recipients of the Mount Saint Vincent University Award for Research Excellence
Knowledge, understanding, and wisdom are among the core outcomes of the research, scholarship and creative intellectual work conducted within university settings. These pursuits embody and express the University as a community of scholars engaged in knowledge generation, education, and lives as public intellectuals. The Award for Research Excellence was established by Mount Saint Vincent University to acknowledge and to celebrate particularly notable research and intellectual accomplishments achieved by our faculty
The Mount’s Award for Research Excellence was first awarded to a faculty member in 1997. Since that time, the Mount continues to present this award to faculty members who have contributed to the research community.