Canadian Society of Zoologists

Société Canadienne de Zoologie

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The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba MAY 15-19, 2017

William S. Hoar Award: The William S. Hoar Award is given for the best student paper presented orally at the Annual Conference of the Society, and is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $500 and a scroll.


Click here for eligibility and application procedures. Application deadline:  Applications must be submitted to the First VP (Colin Brauner) before the abstract submission deadline. The applicant must also indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission.

Brian K. Hall Award: The Brian K. Hall Award is given for the best oral presentation by a student on a topic in Comparative Morphology and Development (CMD) at the Annual Conference of the Society. Cash prize of $400.


Click here for eligibility and application criteria. The student must indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission.

A. Murray Fallis Award: The A. Murray Fallis Prize is given for the best student research given as an oral presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society in the area of parasitism, immunity and environment. Cash prize of $300.


Click here for eligibility and judging criteria. Application deadline: The student should indicate at the time they submit their abstract that they want to be considered for a Parasitism, Immunity and Environment (PIE) Section Student Award.

Awards: A number of student/PDF awards are available. Please read the terms of reference for any awards you are considering (see below and https://www.csz-scz.ca/awards), and ensure you are familiar with the submission guidelines and deadlines. These may include noting your intent to compete for the award at the time of abstract submission and/or the submission of additional material ahead of the meeting.

Helen I. Battle Award: The H. I. Battle Award is given for the best student poster at the Annual Conference of the Society and is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $500 and a scroll.


Click here for eligibility and application procedures. Application deadline: The applicant must indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission and submit a .pdf version of the poster to the Second Vice-President (Brent Sinclair) no later than May 1, 2017.

George F. Holeton Prize: The G. F. Holeton Prize is given for the most outstanding student poster presentation in the Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (CPB) Section at the Annual Conference of the Society. The prize is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $400.


Click here for eligibility and application criteria. The applicant must indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission and submit a pdf version of the poster to the CPB Chair (Carol Bucking) no later than May 8, 2017.

Presidents' Award: The Presidents' Award is given for the best research paper presented orally by a post-doctoral fellow at the Annual Conference of the Society, and is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication. Cash prize of $500 and a scroll.


Click here for eligibility and application procedures. Application deadline: Applications should be submitted to the First VP (Colin Brauner) before the abstract submission deadline. The applicant must indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission.

Mick Burt Prize: The Mick Burt Prize is given to the best student poster presentation in the Parasitology, Immunology, and Environment (PIE) Section at the Annual Conference of the Society. The prize is intended to encourage and acknowledge excellence in scientific research and communication by students. Cash prize of $400 and a scroll.


Click here for eligibility and application criteria. The applicant must indicate that they wish to be considered for the Award at the time of abstract submission and submit a pdf version of the poster to the PIE Chair (Richelle Monaghan) no later than May 8, 2017.

Cas C. Lindsey Prize: The Cas C. Lindsey Prize will be awarded for the best student presentation (oral or poster) within the fields of behaviour, ecology or evolution at the Annual Conference of the Society. Cash prize of $300.


Click here for eligibility and application criteria. Application deadline: An electronic version of the abstract and the supervisor's letter (where necessary) must be sent to the Chair of the IEE Section (Mery Martinez Garcia) before March 31st, 2017.