Awards & honours

Faculty at the University of Victoria are highly respected nationally and internationally for their research and scholarly works.

The knowledge they produce is highly relevant and valued and their many and varied contributions to public understanding and awareness of contemporary issues contribute greatly to our quality of life.

Success in award competitions reflects both the quality of our people and programs at the University of Victoria, and our reputation as one of Canada’s leading universities: a powerful research and teaching institution on an intimate, human scale.

The Craigdarroch Research Awards give the University of Victoria the opportunity to recognize those who have been instrumental in original, productive, entrepreneurial and ground-breaking research at the University of Victoria.

Learn more about the Craigdarroch Research Awards and how to nominate a colleague.

The university encourages nominations of faculty for prestigious external research awards and provides External Awards Facilitation Services.

Brad Buie is the university’s external awards facilitator. He consults with and provides support to faculties and units regarding the identification of local, regional, national, and international award opportunities, and identification and nomination of potential award winners.

The awards facilitator's services include:

  • liaison with award-program officers
  • assistance in writing and editing nomination packages
  • coordination and follow-up of award submissions  
  • assistance to nominators in the preparation of honorary degree nominations

Contact Brad at 250-472-5408 or by e-mail to