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Flavelle Medal

Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada

Description

The Flavelle Medal was established in 1924 and was endowed by Sir Joseph Wesley Flavelle (1858-1939), a financier and businessman.

The medal is awarded for an outstanding contribution to biological science during the preceding ten years or for significant additions to a previous outstanding contribution to biological science. The gold plated silver medal is offered every two years if there is a suitable candidate.

The selection committee consists of four Fellows in biological or medical disciplines from the Life Sciences Division. Each committee member is appointed by the division and shall serve for four years. The senior committee member shall act as Chair.

Recipients

2010 : for an outstanding contribution to biological science during the preceding ten years or for significant additions to a previous outstanding contribution to biological science.
Kenneth B. Storey, Dept. of Biology and Dept. of Chemistry, Carleton University

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