National Medals

Logan Medal

The highest award of the Geological Association of Canada is presented to an individual for sustained distinguished achievement in Canadian earth science.

National Medals

W.W. Hutchison Medal

The W.W. Hutchison Medal is named after Dr. William W. Hutchison in recognition of his many contributions to Canadian and international geoscience. The medal is awarded to a young individual for recent exceptional advances in Canadian earth science research.

National Medals

J. Willis Ambrose Medal

The Ambrose medal, named after the first GAC® President, J. Willis Ambrose, is awarded to an individual for sustained dedicated service to the Canadian earth science community.

National Medals

E.R. Ward Neale Medal

The Neale Medal, named after the legendary E.R. Ward Neale, is awarded to an individual for sustained outstanding efforts in sharing Earth science with Canadians.

Student Awards

Eric Mountjoy Exchange Award

The Eric Mountjoy Exchange Award is available to encourage the exchange of young geoscientists between Quebec and other parts of Canada.

Student Awards

Mary-Claire Ward Geoscience Award

The Mary-Claire Ward Geoscience Award is awarded annually to a graduate student at a Canadian university whose thesis incorporates geoscience mapping as a significant component.

Student Awards

Jerome H. Remick III Poster Awards

The purpose of the Remick Poster Awards is to acknowledge the growing use of posters as a legitimate geoscience communication vehicle, and to encourage higher standards by recognizing the best posters at any given meeting.

Student Awards

GAC-PDAC Logan Student Prize

The GAC-PDAC Logan Student Prize supports the career and academic advancement of geoscience students.

Division/Section Awards

Duncan R. Derry Medal

This medal is the highest award bestowed by the Mineral Deposits Division. It is awarded annually to an outstanding economic geologist who has made significant contributions to his / her field in Canada.

Division/Section Awards

William Harvey Gross Award

This medal is bestowed annually by the MDD to a geoscientist less than 40 years of age who has made a significant contribution to the field of economic geology in a Canadian context.

Division/Section Awards

VIP Career Achievement Award

This award is made in recognition of career achievement in the field of volcanology and/or igneous petrology. Candidates are judged on their lifetime scientific contribution.

Division/Section Awards

The Howard Street Robinson Medal

The Howard Street Robinson Medal recognizes a respected and well-spoken geoscientist who will further the scientific study of Precambrian Geology and/or Metal Mining through a presentation of a distinguished lecture across Canada.

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