**Revised 24 September 2010

The Timothy R. Parsons

Award for Excellence in Ocean Sciences

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has established the Timothy R. Parsons Award for excellence in Ocean Sciences to recognize a Canadian scientist for outstanding lifetime contributions to multidisciplinary facets of ocean sciences or for a recent exceptional achievement, while working within a Canadian institution. This award is named after Dr. Timothy R. Parsons, and honours his distinguished career as a Fisheries Research Board of Canada researcher, university professor, broadly read author and recipient of the 2001 Japan Prize. For more information on Dr. Timothy R. Parsons, please visit: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/science/award-prix/parsons/index-eng.htm

Eligibility Criteria

The Timothy R. Parsons Medal is:

  • awarded for distinguished accomplishments in multidisciplinary facets of ocean sciences while working for Canadian Institutions or for the benefit of Canadian science;
  • awarded for excellence during the lifetime of the recipient or for a recent outstanding achievement, both being equally eligible;
  • no posthumous nominations are considered.
To make a nomination, please complete the appropriate nomination form on the Parsons Award website at: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/science/award-prix/parsons/about-apropos-eng.htm

Nominations should be received no later than February 28 of every year at:

Timothy R. Parsons Medal Committee
Strategic Science Outreach
Stn. 8W135 - 200 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
Tel: (613) 991-1021
FAX: (613) 990-5113
Email: sciencebulletin@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Honour Roll of Winners of the Parsons Medal
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URL: http://www.cmos.ca/parsonsdetailse.html