The awards, presented jointly by the CNA and the CNS, are to honour those who have made exceptional contributions, technical and non-technical, to the field of nuclear science and technology.
This year, the award winners are:
Ian McRae Award (to honour an individual for substantive contributions, other than scientific, to the advancement of nuclear energy in Canada):
Harold A. Smith Outstanding Contribution Award (to recognize Canadian-based individuals, organizations or parts of organizations that have made significant contributions in the nuclear field, either technical or non-technical):
Education and Communication Award (to recognize individuals for significant efforts in improving understanding of nuclear science and technology among educators, students and the public):
John S. Hewitt Team Achievement Award (to recognize recipients for outstanding team achievements in the introduction or implementation of new concepts or the attainment of difficult goals in the nuclear field in Canada):
Fellow of the Canadian Nuclear Society (appointed to individuals for extensive contributions to the Society and meritorious service to the nuclear field in Canada):
The awards will be presented on June 5th, during the CNS Annual Conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 3-6, 2018.
For more information about the awards, visit https://cns-snc.ca/cns/awards/.
About the CNA:
Since 1960, the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) has been the national voice of the Canadian nuclear industry. Working alongside our members and all communities of interest, the CNA promotes the industry nationally and internationally, works with governments on policies affecting the sector and works to increase awareness and understanding of the value nuclear technology brings to the environment, economy and the daily life of Canadians. Our members are actively involved and are leaders in Canada’s production of uranium and nuclear power and are taking leadership roles in the research, design, construction, operation and support to nuclear facilities and technologies.
About the CNS:
The Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) was established in 1979 as “The technical society of the Canadian Nuclear Association”. In 1998, the CNS was incorporated independently as a federal, not-for-profit corporation. The CNS promotes the exchange of information on all aspects of nuclear science and technology and its applications. This includes nuclear power generation, fuel production, uranium mining and refining, management of radioactive wastes and used fuel. Other topics include medical and industrial uses of radionuclides, occupational and environmental radiation protection, the science and technology of nuclear fusion, and associated activities in research and development.
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