STC/Intertek Graduate Student Research Awards

Purpose

In collaboration with our sponsor, Intertek, the STC will be offering Graduate student research awards for the best poster presentation for one MSc and one PhD student.

Eligibility

Application Process

Applicants must submit an abstract and their most recent CV on the symposium registration website (link on the Symposium information webpage) in order to be eligible. The top three abstracts in each category (MSc and PhD) will be entered into the poster judging phase of the selection process. The Awards Selection Committee will then determine the winners of the STC Intertek Award on the basis of the poster presentation at the Symposium, according to the criteria described below.

Selection Process/Criteria

abstract (clarity of language and ideas); poster quality (clarity of ideas, data, conclusions, and visual impression of poster); and informal student presentation (ability to explain the work in a short time and respond to questions).


STC Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy Student Awards (formerly “STC Cantox Award”)

1998-2001

yearwinneraffiliation
1998Craig BaileyQueen’s University
1999Robert VinsonMcGill University
2000Jason BielasYork University
2001Leanne BedardQueen’s University

2002-2012

yearMScPhD
2002Joanna Summerscales
University of Guelph
Isabelle Plante
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier
2003Jennifer Dawson
Queen’s University
Marija Popovic
University of Toronto
2004Tania Onica
University of Guelph
Ivy Moffat
University of Toronto
2005Anne Mullen
University of Toronto
Tara Barton
McGill University
2006Erin Boyd
University of Saskatchewan
Kathleen Nichols
University of Guelph
2007
(at ICTXI)
Marc-André Verner
TOXEN-Université du Québec à Montréal
Tara Barton
McGill University
2008Kevin Sha
Queen’s University
Helen Badham
Queen’s University
2009Steven Jones
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier,
Université du Québec à Montréal
Emily Tung
Queen’s University
2010Alexandra S. Long
University of Ottawa
France Helene Paradis
McGill University
2011Victoria Ma
McGill University
Lutfiya Miller
University of Toronto
2012Sharanya Rajendra
University of Toronto
Alexandra Noel
University of Toronto
2013Rebecca Maciver
Queen’s University
France-Helene Paradis
McGill University
2014Elizabeth Lightbody
Queen’s University
Christina Lamparter
Queen’s University
2015Elizabeth Lightbody
Queen’s University
Nazem El Husseini
McGill University
2016Laura Lotfi
Université de Montréal
Elizabeth Lightbody
Queen’s University
2017Trent Holmes
Queen's University
Rita Gouesse
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier

Please note:

  1. No student is allowed to receive the award more than once during their studies for a specific degree (MSc or PhD).
  2. All Student Award Applicants will be advised well in advance of the Symposium whether or not their poster has been selected for judging for a STC Intertek Award.
  3. Only those six students who have been advised that their abstract has been selected for inclusion in the poster judging phase will be visited by the Awards Selection Committee for judging purposes at the Symposium.