Robert Peters Award


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2017 Recipients/Récipiendaire de l'année 2017

Jaime Summers

Queen's University

For the paper:
Summers, J.C., Kurek, J., Kirk, J.L., Muir, C.D.G., Wang, X., Wiklund, J.A.,
Cooke, C.A., Evans, M.S., and Smol, J.P. 2016. Recent warming, rather than industrial emissions of bioavailable nutrients, is the dominant driver of recent lake primary production shifts across the Athabasca Oil Sands Region. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0153987.
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Daniel Grégoire

University of Ottawa

For the paper:
Grégoire, D.S. and Poulain, A.J. (2016) A Physiological Role for Mercury (Hg) During Phototrophic Growth. Nature Geoscience 9:121–125.
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Robert Henry Peters

Robert Henry Peters (1946-1996)

McGill University (1974-1996)

His life & career:
Kalff, J. 1996. Obituary for Robert Henry Peters. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 53:1692-1694.
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Pace, M.L. and P. delGiorgio. 1996. In Memoriam Dr. Robert H. Peters. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 142:1.
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delGiorgio, P., Y. Prairie and M.L. Pace. 1997. Robert H. Peters honored with ASLO’s citation for scientific excellence. ASLO Bulletin 6(1):23-25. (Copyright 1997 by the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Inc.)
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Downing, J.A. 1997. In Memorium: Robert Henry Peters (1946-1996). ASLO Bulletin 6(1):25-27. (Copyright 1997 by the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Inc.)
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Nominations


This award recognizes the best aquatic sciences paper published in the preceding year by a Canadian student or a student working in Canada. The student must be an undergraduate or graduate student, and must be first author on the publication.

A paper can be considered for the Peters’ Award if it is published within the time period of one year prior to the deadline for nominations, and the first author is a student or has recently graduated. A paper is considered “published” once it is posted on-line by the journal or appears in hardcopy, whichever occurs first. A single body of work may only be considered for nomination once.

The nomination consists of a submission of the paper, typically from the student’s supervisor. Nominations may be accompanied by a cover letter (not to exceed one page, single-spaced, 12-pt Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins) outlining the quality, importance and impact of the paper.

The value of the award is $500 and a complimentary one-year membership in the Society, to be presented at the annual meeting of SCL/CCFFR where the student must present a summary of their paper.

Timelines: A call for nominations will be made annually during before the last week of April, with a nomination submission deadline set for the last Friday in August. The evaluation committee will evaluate nominations and announce a recipient by the end of September, prior to abstract submission deadlines for the upcoming SCL/CCFFR meeting, where the recipient will attend and present their work.

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Past winners

2016 - Matt Bogard
2015 - Sophie Chiasson-Gould
2014 - Dominic Vachon
2013 - Zofia Taranu
2012 - Jennifer Korosi
2011 - Henry F. Wilson
2010 - Adam Jeziorski
2009 - Jason Venkiteswaran
2008 - Mark Graham
2007 - Greg Silsbe

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