Teaching prizes

The Leo Yaffe Award for Excellence in Teaching

2021-2022 recipient: Gabriel Venne – Anatomy and Cell Biology

Nomination deadline: 16 March 2022

Established in 1982, the annual Leo Yaffe Award recognizes superior teaching at the undergraduate level in the Faculty of Science. Members of the Faculty of Science and other academic staff who teach Faculty of Science courses and whose departments confer degrees in the Faculty of Science are eligible for the award. The recipient is presented with a scroll and a monetary award at the June convocation ceremony.

How to submit a nomination

Past recipients

2020-2021

Rustum Choksi - Mathematics & Statistics

2019-2020

Laura Pavelka - Chemistry

2018-2019

Melanie Dirks - Psychology

2017-2018

Gary Brouhard - Biology

2016-2017 

Andrew Hendry - Biology

2015-2016 

Henri Darmon - Mathematics & Statistics

2014-2015 

Carlos Morales - Anatomy & Cell Biology

2013-2014 

Karine Auclair - Chemistry

2012-2013

 John Lydon - Psychology

2011-2012 

Masad J. Damha - Chemistry

2010-2011 

Kenneth Ragan - Physics

2009-2010 

John Stix - Earth and Planetary Sciences

2008-2009 

Christopher Barrett - Chemistry

2007-2008 

Mathieu Blanchette - School of Computer Science

2006-2007 

Paul Wiseman - Chemistry/Physics

2005-2006

 Laurie Hendren - Computer Science

2004-2005 

Hanadi Sleiman - Chemistry

2003-2004 

John Abela - Psychology

2002-2003 

Richard Koestner - Psychology

2001-2002 

Edith Zorychta - Pathology

2000-2001 

Alfonso Mucci - Earth and Planetary Sciences

1999-2000 

Louis Hermo - Anatomy and Cell Biology

1998-1999 

Prakash Panangaden - School of Computer Science

1997-1998 

Eddie Chan - Microbiology & Immunology

1996-1997 

David Wolfson - Mathematics & Statistics

1995-1996 

Bruce Lennox - Chemistry

1994-1995 

Donald M. Taylor - Psychology

1993-1994 

Michael Dubow - Microbiology & Immunology

1992-1993 

Samuel Melamed - Mathematics & Statistics

1991-1992 

James J. Hogan - Chemistry

1990-1991 

Anthony Williams-Jones - Geological Sciences

1989-1990 

Harry C.S. Lam - Physics

1988-1989 

Rhonda Amsel - Psychology

1987-1988 

Hershey Warshawsky - Anatomy

1986-1987 

Robert Moore - Physics

1985-1986 

Charles Roth- Mathematics & Statistics

1984-1985 

Michael Petrides - Psychology

1983-1984 

Martin Lechowicz - Biology

1982-1983 

John Crawford - Physics

1981-1982 

David Harpp - Chemistry

1980-1981

 Leo Yaffe - Chemistry


The Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Nomination deadline: 16 March 2022

The Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching, established to recognize excellence in teaching and its importance to the academic experience of students at McGill University, is traditionally awarded at Fall Convocation at the Course Lecturer, Faculty Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor ranks.

How to submit a nomination

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