Middleton Medal

Middleton Medal

The Middleton Medal for Sedimentology is awarded biannually by the Canadian Sedimentology Research Group. The medal is named in honour of Gerard V. Middleton, a Canadian pioneer in academic sedimentology, and recognises either an outstanding long-term contribution or a seminal contribution to any aspect of sedimentology by a Canadian or a sedimentology researcher working in Canada.


Nominations for the Canadian Sedimentology Research Group’s Middleton Medal must be supported by three members of the GAC, one of whom acts as principal sponsor. The award is conferred in alternate years at the annual meeting of the GAC. Nomination forms shall be submitted to the CSRG chair on or before December 31st of the calendar year prior to the award’s conferment. Previous recipients of the Logan Medal are not eligible candidates.

The current chair is:
Martin Ross, PhD, PGeo
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Phone: 519-888-4567 x.38171

Email: maross@uwaterloo.ca

A complete nomination must include the following documents:
1) Cover Letter (maximum 3 pages), signed by principal sponsor and at least two co-sponsors, that includes names and contact information for the nominee and all sponsors
2) Citation (300 words or less; suitable for publication and for reading at the time of the award)
3) Written biography of nominee that describes the achievements for which the award would be conferred
4) Curriculum vitae of nominee, to support the achievements cited in the biography
Supporting information (items 2-4) may be submitted after December 31st but before the end of January.

It is the responsibility of the Principal Sponsor to gather the supporting information. Digital files are preferred. A completed nomination is valid for three years and may be updated by the sponsors.