Awards and recognition opportunities

There are five categories of awards available to consider for nomination of yourself or your O’Brien Institute colleagues


Institute awards

Five categories of award are available to consider, for nomination of yourself or your O’Brien Institute colleagues.

Nominations should be emailed to iph@ucalgary.ca, the deadline for this year's competition is June 21st, 2020 (11:59pm MT)

Attention! Two of the four O'Brien awards received no nominations, so we're giving you more time (until July 27) to nominate yourself, or a deserving colleague, in the categories of: The O’Brien Institute Societal Impact Award and The O’Brien Institute Research Excellence Award. 

The competitions for Emerging and Mid-Career Researchers are now closed.


The O’Brien Institute Research Excellence Award

Presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to research.

The Lynn McIntyre Outstanding Service Award

Presented to an individual in recognition of significant contributions of time, talent and leadership. 

Past winners

2015 winners

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2016 winners

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2017 winners

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2018 winners

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2019 winners

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2020 winners


Canadian Institutes of Health Research awardees for 2019

The Institute's successful 2019 CIHR awardees

2019 CIHR awardees