Steacie Prize

Canada’s most prestigious early career award

2023 Recipient

Asim Biswas

School of Environmental Sciences
University of Guelph
Sustainable Soil Management
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The Steacie Prize is named to honour the memory of Edgar William Richard Steacie, a physical chemist and former President of the National Research Council of Canada. It is supported from the income of the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fund which was established in 1963 through contributions from several hundred friends, associates and former colleagues of Dr. Steacie.


How to Apply

The winner is selected by a distinguished panel which is appointed annually by the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fund, a private foundation dedicated to the advancement of science and engineering in Canada.


Past Recipients

The Steacie Prize is awarded to a young person 40 years of age or less who has made notable contributions to research in Canada. The average age of recipients of the Steacie Prize has been 38 years.


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