"The award recognizes
professionals in academia or industry who have conducted innovative research
in engineering, geology or geophysics, and that research has been successfully
applied to improve our economic and social well being."
The award may be made
to an individual or a research team.
must be an APEGGA member
conducted the research in Alberta, though it may have been field tested
or applied elsewhere
and/or complexity of the research problem
and originality of methodology
of the quality of research through:
of the research through one of the following:
to professional and technical societies
papers and reports in academic or trade journals
of the impact of the research as measured by at least one of the following:
- Use of research
results by the engineering, geology or geophysics professions and/or the
- Further research, development and application by others
- Transfer of
the research into commercial products or services
research may have been applied by the nominee(s) or by other professionals.
However, nominees who have directed the process from problem to idea to
hypothesis to research to application and evaluation will have an advantage
in the judging process.
The intent of this award is to recognize and increase awareness of the
excellent applied research in Alberta, and through that, encourage collaboration
among professionals in academia and industry.
the purpose of this award, engineering, geological and geophysical research
shall be defined as: The application of innovative methods and approaches
to solve an identified problem which results in novel products, processes,
and/or services provided by the engineering, geology or geophysics professions.
Complete the nomination form in full and attach documents describing the
nominee and his/her achievements which, in the opinion of the nominator,
qualify the nominee for the award, together with such supporting evidence
as the nominator may wish the Honours and Awards Committee and Alberta Ingenuity Fund Research Excellence Award
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