Karine Auclair, professor in the Department of Chemistry, is the 2023 recipient for the Clara Benson Award from the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC). 

Sponsored by the Canadian Council of University Chemistry Chairs (CCUCC), the Clara Benson Award is presented to recognize a woman who has made a distinguished contribution to chemistry while working in Canada.

Here is what the CIC had to say about Auclair's work:

Classified as: Faculty of Science, chemistry, Awards, External Awards
Published on: 20 Jan 2023

Christian Genest, Professor in the McGill Department of Mathematics and Statistics, was awarded the 2023 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize by the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM), the Fields Institute and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS). 

Classified as: Faculty of Science, #DepartmentofMathematicsandStatistics
Published on: 19 Jan 2023

Chu, S.; Moujaber, O.; Lemay, S.; Stochaj, U., Multiple pathways promote microtubule stabilization in senescent intestinal epithelial cells. npj Aging 2022, 8 (1), 16.

Published on: 16 Jan 2023

Masha Prager-Khoutorsky lab published a review article in Nature News & Views entitled “Neuronal culprits of sickness behaviours”: h

Published on: 8 Dec 2022

Honorary doctorate degree of the University of Silesia to Michael C. Mackey will be taking place online on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 9 a.m.(GMT-4) via the University of Silesia YouTube Channel

Published on: 6 Dec 2022

Dear Colleagues,

As the 2022 calendar year and tax season is quickly coming to a close, we wish to remind Award Processors of the following information:

Awards with Scheduled Payment dates as of January 1st, 2023

Published on: 15 Nov 2022

Alfonso Mucci, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has been elected an American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellow. He joins 53 other individuals in the 2022 Class of Fellows. AGU, a nonprofit organization that supports 130,000 enthusiasts to experts worldwide in Earth and space sciences, annually recognizes a select number of individuals as part of its Honours and Recognition program. Since 1962, the AGU Fellows Committee has selected less than 0.1% of members as new Fellows.

Published on: 29 Sep 2022

Congratulations to Professor Lecker!

Professor Robert Lecker has been awarded the prestigious Lorne Pierce Medal, a biennial prize recognizing achievement in critical or imaginative literature from the Royal Society of Canada.

The citation reads as follows:

Published on: 14 Sep 2022

2022 award winners

The Faculty of Science Excellence Awards recognize outstanding performance and contributions made by members of the Faculty’s administrative and support staff classified in four categories: Academic Associate, Clerical, Management, and Technical. The committee, comprised of staff members from each department, received nominations for three of these categories.

Classified as: Graduate Students, undergraduate students, alumni, Alumni News, students, faculty, External
Published on: 30 May 2022

The recipient of the Leo Yaffe Award for 2022 is Gabriel Venne, assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. The award is given each year to recognize a faculty member for superior teaching at the undergraduate level in the Faculty of Science.

Published on: 30 May 2022

This message should be directed to All Undergraduate Convocation Award Processors

Dear Award Processors:

As part of your preparation for processing Spring Convocation awards beginning the month of May, please be advised of the processing deadline being imposed. It is very important that you make every effort to meet the deadline date as prescribed.

ALL awards must be entered in Banner Student Aid (BSA) by Thursday May 26th at 5 p.m.

Published on: 4 May 2022

Please note the Award Processing Form and Reassignment function will not be accessible from Friday, April 29th, 12:00 PM until Monday, May 2nd, 5:00 PM due to critical year-end processes. A reminder email will be sent as the date approaches.

If you have any questions, email student.funding [at]

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Published on: 20 Apr 2022

As the University’s Fiscal Year end of April 30th, 2022 quickly approaches, we wish to inform you of some important deadlines and information you should be aware of.


Published on: 6 Apr 2022


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