The Lieutenant Governor presided over the annual presentation of the John Charles Polanyi Prizes at Massey College in Toronto.
The Government of Ontario’s highest prize for research is awarded in five categories: Physics, chemistry, physiology and medicine, literature and economic science. The audience includes the winners, their families and special guests.
The awards are presented in partnership with the Minister of Advanced Education and Dr. Polanyi.
The 2018 Polanyi Prize winners are:
Dr. Aron Broom, Chemistry, University of Ottawa
Dr. Christopher Caputo, Chemistry, York University
Dr. Jiaying Gu, Economic Science, University of Toronto
Dr. Jason Hunt, Physics, University of Toronto
Dr. Husam Abdel-Qadir, Physiology/Medicine, University of Toronto
On behalf of the ppl of ON, congrats the winners of the #PolanyiPrizes. Within a strong system of public, university-based research, you are making your mark on the world – may you cont to encourage us all to think boldly as we strive for greatness in the service of humanity. pic.twitter.com/wEc7oMHJn7
— Elizabeth Dowdeswell (@LGLizDowdeswell) January 23, 2019