Past Recipients of the Mentorship Medal

2018 Recipient

Dr. Herb Helmstaedt

Left: Dr. Shoufa Lin (Chair of the Medal Award Committee) presents  Dr. Herb Helmstaedt (left) with his medal on September 29, 2018 in Saint Martyrs Canadiens, Quebec, during the annual field trip and meeting of the Canadian Tectonics Group of the Geological Association of Canada.

Citation by Kathryn Bethune.

Acceptance by Dr. Helmstaedt

2017 Recipient

Prof. Anthony E. (Willy) Williams-Jones, McGill University

Left: Iain Samson presented Dr. Williams-Jones with his medal at SGA (Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits) meeting in Québec City in August.

 

View the citation here.

Acceptance by Dr. Williams-Jones.

2016 Recipient

Valerie Jackson, Northwest Territories Geological Survey

Left: Scott Swinden presents Valerie Jackson with her Mentorship Medal at GAC-MAC 2016. Photo credit: James Conliffe (GAC).

Citation read by Scott Swinden.

Acceptance by Valerie Jackson

2015 Recipient

Professor John Thompson, Cornell University

 

Left: CFES President Scott Swinden (right) presenting Professor John Thompson with National Earth Science Mentorship Medal at GAC President's Reception during the Joint Assembly in Montreal on May 4, 2015. Photo by Vivien Cummings. 

Citation read by Scott Swinden.

Acceptance by John Thompson.

2014 Recipient
Fred Longstaffe, Western University

 

Citation and acceptance by Fred Longstaffe.

 

Left: Dr. Fred. J. Longstaffe (left) receives the CFES mentorship medal from CFES President Scott Swinden at the Geological Association of Canada Presidents' Reception in Fredericton, May 20, 2014.

 2013 Recipient

Andrew Hynes, McGill University

 

Citation read by Brendan Murphy.

Acceptance by Andrew Hynes.

 

Left: Mentorship Medal Committee Chair Shoufa Lin (left)  and Andrew Hynes. 

 2012 Recipient

Otto van Breemen, Geological Survey of Canada. 

 

Citation read by Mike Villeneuve. 

Acceptance by Otto van Breemen.

 

Left: Otto van Breemen (left) and Mentorship Medal Committee Chair Shoufa Lin. 

2011Douw Steyn, University of British Columbia

2010 : Bob Hodder, University of Western Ontario

2009Paul Williams, University of New Brunswick 

 

On the occasion of awarding the inaugural CFES Mentorship Medal to Paul Williams, a symposium celebrating his contribution to the Geosciences was held at the annual GAC-MAC Convention in Toronto. This symposium resulted in a special issue of the International Journal of Structural Geology. The foreword to this issue can be found here.

2011Douw Steyn, University of British Columbia

2010 : Bob Hodder, University of Western Ontario

2009Paul Williams, University of New Brunswick 

 

On the occasion of awarding the inaugural CFES Mentorship Medal to Paul Williams, a symposium celebrating his contribution to the Geosciences was held at the annual GAC-MAC Convention in Toronto. This symposium resulted in a special issue of the International Journal of Structural Geology. The foreword to this issue can be found here.

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