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Vanier and Banting Award Recipients 2021

Congratulations to our Vanier and Banting Award recipients for 2021! Learn more about each person and their incredible research.

July 15, 2021
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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Recipients

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program supports world-class doctoral students demonstrating leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields.

The award is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years and international students are eligible to apply. 

Apply to SFU by September 9, 2020 for the 2021-22 competition

  • Emmanuel is a Chemistry PhD student researching on fuel cells and how they can be made cheaper and more efficient with environmentally friendly starting materials. (MITACS Research Training Award, Chemistry Graduate fellowship (3), and NSERC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • Zoe is a Resource and Environmental Management (REM) PhD Student researching how new technologies can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector over time and how policy can ensure that these technologies are compatible with climate change goals. (Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and a Graduate Fellowship)

  • Jason is a Social Psychology PhD student researching human social cognition and emotions and helping to develop community prosociality programs. (Community Engaged Research Initiative Graduate Research Fellowship, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship at SDFU, SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's, & Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service)

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Recipient

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral domestic and international applicants positively contributing to Canada's economic, social and research‑based growth.  Seventy Banting Fellowships (valued at $70,000 per year for two years) are awarded annually with an equal distribution among CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC.

Learn more about the application process

  • March 12, 2021

    March 12, 2021

    Amber is an education Postdoctoral Fellow investigating how storied resistances against rape culture are enacted online through young adult (YA) fanfiction. (Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship)

Liber Ero Fellowship

The Liber Ero Fellowship supports exceptional early-career scientists (postdoctoral fellows) to conduct and communicate research that informs applied conservation and management issues relevant to Canada. The two-year fellowship is valued at $62,500/yr stipend with an additional $15,000 annual travel and research budget.

Learn more about the Liber Ero Fellowship application process

  • March 19, 2021

    March 19, 2021

    Kieran is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Biological Sciences researching anthropogenic noise and the ecological effects of noise pollution on fish and invertebrates communities. (Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellowship)