Twenty-four Canadian graduate students have been awarded the 2008 Julie Payette-NSERC Research Scholarships.
These scholarships are offered to the best PGS M candidates reviewed by the nine discipline-based Scholarships and Fellowships selection committees.
Canadian astronaut and former NSERC Council member Julie Payette, who was invited to lend her name to this program, embodies the leadership qualities and excellence that NSERC is seeking to encourage and support. Winners are chosen for their outstanding academic excellence, research ability and potential, and leadership and communication skills.
These scholarships are valued at $25,000 per year for one year.
The winners are listed below:
|Alcolado, Gillian||Psychology||Dalhousie University|
|Alexander, Helen||Applied Mathematics||University of Western Ontario|
|Aubut, Anne||Evolution and Ecology||Mount Allison University|
|Butcher, Nancy||Cell Biology||Dalhousie University|
|Chan, Karen||Physical Chemistry||Simon Fraser University|
|Coneva, Viktoriya||Molecular Biology||University of Guelph|
|Cyr, David||Microbiology||Dalhousie University|
|De Sousa, Avila||Organic Chemistry||University of Guelph|
|Depa, Michal||Communications Systems||McGill University|
|Kaehn, Sarah||Evolution and Ecology||University of Northern British Columbia|
|Keyes, Kristen||Evolution and Ecology||Lakehead University|
|Krysko, Kristen||Cognitive Science –
|Leblanc, Shannon||Genetics||University of Alberta|
|Levasseur, Annie||Chemical Engineering||École Polytechnique|
|Markowski, Malgorzata||Physics||University of Western Ontario|
|Pouw, Kristen||Chemical Engineering||McMaster University|
|Pryor, Jennifer||Industrial Engineering||Carleton University|
|Tétreault-Pinard, Philippe||Materials Science and Technology||McGill University|
|Thompson, Evan||Communications Systems||University of Manitoba|
|Tucker, Caroline||Evolution and Ecology||Mount Saint Vincent University|
|Wiebe, Mark||Software and Development||University of Manitoba|
|Wilson, Elizabeth||Behavioural Neuroscience||University of Western Ontario|
|Wright, Alex||Pure Mathematics||University of Waterloo|
|Zylberberg, Joel||Particle Physics||Simon Fraser University|