VIP Career Achievement Award

VIP Career Achievement Award

2019 – Dr. Donald Bruce Dingwell (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)


Citation: Prof. Donald Dingwell’s research focuses primarily on the physics and chemistry of geological materials. His >430 publications formed a basis for many developments in the modern field of experimental volcanology. This award reflects his intellectual abilities and his adaptability to explore widely contrasting questions in volcanology and igneous petrology.


The Career Achievement Award is made by the Volcanology and Igneous Petrology Division of the Geological Association of Canada in recognition of career achievements in the field of volcanology and/or igneous petrology. Candidates will be judged on their lifetime scientific contribution.

Nominations for the Career Achievement Award should include the nominee’s curriculum vitae and a clear statement from the nominator describing the candidate’s significant contribution to the field Nominations should be submitted by 31 January to:

John Greenough