All scientists, staff, students and other trainees at St. Michael's Hospital, Providence & St. Joseph's are invited to nominate colleagues for the institution's research awards by Sept 30 2020.

These individuals should embody the values of the Network and advance the mission to improve the lives of our patients and community through research and leadership.

Please click through the tabs below to find out more information about the different awards, the criteria and how to submit a nomination

For questions please contact Olivia Lavery at Olivia.Lavery@unityhealth.to.

Awarded to an appointed mid to senior-career Scientist who embodies the values of the Network of St. Michael’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, and Providence Healthcare, and advances the mission to improve the lives of our patients and community through research and leadership.

  • Scientists appointed to the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science are eligible for the Keenan Legacy Award
  • Scientists appointed to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute are eligible for the Li Ka Shing Legacy Award.

1.   CRITERIA

  • Must hold an active appointment as Scientist within the Network (Project, Associate or Full Scientist position)
  • Demonstrate commitment over several years to the constant strengthening of research within the Network by:
    • Generating new knowledge and/or translating scientific discoveries to improve patient health
    • Investing in the future of research by developing staff, students and trainees
    • Living the values of 1) compassion, 2) social responsibility, 3) human dignity, 4) community of service, 5) excellence, and 6) pride of achievement.
    • Enhancing the reputation of research within the Network

2.   NOMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS

  • Nominations can be made by all faculty, staff and trainees across the Network.
  • Nominations must be submitted online by September 30, 2020.
  • Keenan Awardees will be selected by the KRCBS Executive Committee, while Li Ka Shing Awardees will be selected by an awards committee comprised of faculty, staff and trainees.

Click here to submit a nomination.

Awarded to a Full- or Part-Time Staff Member who embodies the values of the Network of St. Michael’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, and Providence Healthcare, and advances the mission to improve the lives of our patients and community through research and leadership.

  • Research Staff who work for an appointed Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science are eligible for the Keenan Culture of Discovery Award
  • Research Staff who work for an appointed Scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute are eligible for the Li Ka Shing Culture of Discovery Award
  • Other Research Staff (e.g. working for multiple scientists or for researchers without an official appointment) should be nominated based on whether their work falls predominantly under the mandate of the KRCBS (basic science) or the LKSKI (clinical, health services and policy).

1.   CRITERIA

  • Be actively employed within the Network and participating in Research
  • Demonstrate commitment to the constant strengthening of research throughout the Network by:
    • Supporting the generating new knowledge and/or translating scientific discoveries to improve patient health
    • Investing in the future of research by developing staff, students and trainees
    • Living the values of 1) compassion, 2) social responsibility, 3) human dignity, 4) community of service, 5) excellence, and 6) pride of achievement.
    • Enhancing the reputation of research within the Network

2.  NOMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS

  • Nominations can be made by all faculty, staff and trainees across the Network.
  • Nominations must be submitted online by September 30, 2020.
  • Keenan Awardees will be selected by the KRCBS Executive Committee, while Li Ka Shing Awardees will be selected by an awards committee comprised of faculty, staff and trainees.
  • All nominees in this category will be recognized as Unsung Heroes during Research Month

Click here to submit a nomination.

Awarded to a Trainee (Student/Postdoctoral Fellow) who embodies the values of the Network of St. Michael’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, and Providence Healthcare, and advances the mission to improve the lives of our patients and community through research and leadership.

  • Trainees whose supervisor is an appointed Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science are eligible for the Keenan Excellence Award
  • Trainees whose supervisor is an appointed Scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute or is located at SJHC or Providence Healthcare are eligible for the Li Ka Shing Excellence Award.

1.   CRITERIA

  • Be a current postdoctoral fellows, graduate students or undergraduate students working within the Network.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the constant strengthening of research within the Network by:
    • Supporting the generating new knowledge and/or translating scientific discoveries to improve patient health
    • Demonstrating leadership amongst their peers and within the Institute
    • Demonstrating a commitment to learning and high potential for future success in their scientific careers
    • Living the values of 1) compassion, 2) social responsibility, 3) human dignity, 4) community of service, 5) excellence, and 6) pride of achievement.
    • Enhancing the reputation of research within the Network

2.   NOMINATION/SELECTION PROCESS

  • Nominations can be made by all faculty, staff and trainees across the Network.
  • Nominations must be submitted online by September 30, 2020.
  • Keenan Awardees will be selected by the KRCBS Executive Committee, while Li Ka Shing Awardees will be selected by an awards committee comprised of faculty, staff and trainees.
  • All nominees in this category will be recognized as Rising Stars during Research Month

Click here to submit a nomination.

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