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The Canada Gairdner Awards 2020

The Canada Gairdner Awards 2020

Canada 01 Oct 2020
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Applications call for the Canada Gairdner Awards 2020

The Gairdner Foundation was established in 1957 with the main goal of recognizing and rewarding international excellence in fundamental research impacting human health. Seven awards are given each year: five Canada Gairdner International Award for biomedical research, one John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award, for impact on global health issues, and one Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, for a Canadian scientific leader. The deadline for 2021 Canada Gairdner Award nominations is October 1, 2020.

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Annually, seven awards are given: five Canada Gairdner International Award for biomedical research, the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award, specifically for impact on global health issues, and the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, reserved for a Canadian scientist showcasing scientific excellence and leadership.

Laureates each receive $100,000 CDN that can be put towards anything the laureate wishes. Past laureates have used their winnings to support their labs, their research, or even paid for their niece to attend medical school.

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Provider: The Gairdner Foundation

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