UVic geography department 3 awards announced

(May 31, 2016) - The Canadian Association of Geographers announced Phil Dearden, Ian O'Connell, and Simon Springer as the recipients of an award honouring research and teaching excellence. "Getting three awards in one year is an exceptional accomplishment, but even more remarkable is  how these highlight our excellence in both teaching and research activities," says Johan Feddema, Chair of Department of Geography.

Phil Dearden

  • CAG Award for Scholarly Distinction in Geography, awarded on the basis of sustained scholarly distinction over a number of years

Ian O’Connell

  • CAG Award for Excellence in Teaching Geography, awarded to a teacher who excels in teaching courses with small and large enrollments over a sustained period of time.

Simon Springer

  • Julian M. Szeicz Award for research achievement and career potential by a Canadian Geographer at an early career stage.

For more information on the awards please see http://www.cag-acg.ca/en/cag_awards.html