Invested in the Alberta Order of Merit, 2015
Herbert and Leota Tucker Teaching Award (2014)
Paul Pare Medal for Excellence in Research, Teaching, and Outreach (2012)
Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Chair in Canadian Studies (2010-2015 renewed until 2020)
Fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation - 2015
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences - 2010
Appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada 2015
University Research Professor, Emeritus, Dalhousie University 2008
Elected Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences 2007
Lifetime Achievement Award, Canadian Bioethics Society 2007
Dr. Arthur McDonald, FRSC, has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. Dr. McDonald shares the Nobel Prize with Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo, “for their key contributions to the experiments which demonstrated that neutrinos change identities.”
2013 - Heinz Lehmann Award, Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2012 - Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation Max Forman Senior Research Prize
2011 - Distinguished Scientist Award, Canadian Sleep Society
Honorary Doctorate of Laws, University of Manitoba, Autumn 2013
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012
Society for Digital Humanities Award for outstanding achievement in computing in the Arts and Humanities, 2011
Françoise Baylis has been named to the organizing committee for an International Summit on Human Gene Editing to be held December 1-3, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Click here for more details.
Dr. Constance Backhouse, University of Ottawa, has won the 2015 Molson Prize in the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Dr. David J. Lockwood, National Research Council Canada, was elected Fellow of the Institute of Physics of the United Kingdom in February 2015 for his contributions to the study of physics.