Twenty-four Canadian graduate students have been awarded a 2009 Julie Payette-NSERC Research Scholarship.
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.
|Name||Research Subject||Current/Most Recent University|
|Ammersbach, Melanie||Pathobiology||University of Guelph|
|Au-Yeung, Tsz-Ting (Timothy)||Biochemistry and
|University of British Columbia
|Barbour, Liliane||Electrical Engineering||Queen's University|
||Université de Sherbrooke|
|Brown, Laura||Mechanical Engineering||University of Ottawa|
|Brown, Ruth||Movement Science||University of Windsor|
|Brumme, Chanson||Engineering Physics||Queen's University|
|Carver, Robert||Environmental Science||Concordia University|
|Crouse, Brian||Physics, Mathematics,
|Mount Allison University|
|Dobing, Selina||Biochemistry||University of Lethbridge|
|University of Alberta|
|Filip, Ioan||Mathematics||McGill University|
|Furmaniak, Ralph||Pure Mathematics||University of Waterloo|
|Gillies, Kelsie||Biology||St. Francis Xavier University|
|Green, Christopher||Biochemistry and
|Kurylyk, Barret||Civil Engineering||University of New Brunswick|
|MacDowell, Matthew||Biochemistry and
|Mazurek, Emma||Physics and Astronomy||McMaster University|
|O'Donovan, Peter||Computer Science||University of Toronto|
|Ogden, Kelly Anne||Mechanical Engineering||University of Waterloo|
|O'Neill, Catherine||Chemistry and Physics||Dalhousie University|
|Quinlan, Chelsea||Psychology||Dalhousie University|
|Ruggiero, David||Engineering Science||University of Toronto|
|Spevack, Rachel||Psychology||McGill University|