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Jerry Keeler Memorial Award for Best Student Platform Presentation at the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant

In honour of Professor Jerry Keeler, who dedicated much of his career to support and foster the scholarly development of graduate students, an award for best student platform presentation will be presented at the 10th ICMGP. As part of his students' professional development, Professor Keeler stressed to them the necessity of presenting results from their research projects at conferences and workshops and we are proud to have this award in his honour. The award, evaluated on the scientific merit, presenter ability, and presentation style, is a monetary prize of $500, with a $250 award made to the runner up. All self-identified student presenters who are the author of the presented work will be eligible. Each eligible presentation will be evaluated by a panel of mercury researchers present at the 10th ICMGP, and the award made at the closing ceremonies.

DeBeers Canada Award for Best Student Poster Presentation at the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant

An award for best student poster presentation will be awarded at the 10th ICMGP and sponsored by DeBeers Canada. The award, evaluated on the scientific merit, presenter ability, and presentation style, is a monetary prize of $500, with a $250 award made to the runner up.

Awardees will also receive a trophy presented by DeBeers Canada. All self-identified student presenters who are the author of the presented work will be eligible. Each eligible poster and presenter will be evaluated during the designated poster sessions by a panel of mercury researchers present at the 10th ICMGP, and the award made at the closing ceremonies.

Student Northern Mercury Research Awards

The Inuit Circumpolar Council of Canada, in partnership with the Northern Contaminant Program and the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, will present an award for students/young researchers who demonstrate excellence in Northern-focused mercury research. The award will recognize students that have undertaken quality scientific research that is clearly coupled with good scientific conduct engaging Arctic Aboriginal peoples. Each eligible platform or poster presentation will be evaluated by a panel of mercury researchers present at the 10th ICMGP, and the award made at the closing ceremonies.