CSEE President’s Award for Societal Engagement 2022

Deadline for receipt of nominations: Friday 18 May 2022

Award Description:  The CSEE President’s Award for Societal Engagement recognizes and celebrates the contributions of leading scientists in the areas of policy, education, community science projects, scientific outreach, and EDI initiatives. The awardee typically epitomizes the values of CSEE with respect to promoting ecology and evolution, its commitment to EDI, and mentoring the next generation of scientists. Please note that the Societal Engagement Award is given in alternate years to the President’s Award.

Eligibility:  To be considered eligible, the applicant/nominee must be affiliated with a Canadian university, government body, not-for-profit, or other business. The applicant/nominee does not have to be a Canadian citizen. An eligible applicant/nominee should demonstrate ethical conduct and indicate how they have demonstrated leadership and commitment that aligns with CSEE’s Diversity and Inclusivity Statement.

Application/Nomination Materials:  Nominations for this award may be submitted directly by an applicant or on behalf of an eligible candidate. To apply or nominate, please complete the CSEE President’s Award for Societal Engagement 2022 Nomination Form. This form requires the name, affiliation, and contact information of the applicant/nominee, and a short paragraph describing the contributions and merit of the applicant/nominee.

Submitting Your Application/Nomination: Completed nomination forms should be emailed to both Jasmine Janes (Jasmine.Janes@viu.ca) and Eric Vander Wal (eric.vanderwal@mun.ca).

Time lines: The deadline for receipt of all materials including letters of reference is 18 May 2022.