Award Winning Graduate Students!

Congratulations to our Graduate Students on receipt of several 2016-2017 Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) Awards!

“ACUNS established its scholarship program, the Canadian Northern Studies Trust (CNST) in 1982 to advance knowledge and understanding of Canada’s North. The purpose of the CNST is to develop a cadre of scholars and scientists with northern experience and, at the same time, to enhance the educational opportunities available for northern residents.” (Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies)

W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research
(Masters) $15,000.

Graduate Students Alice Wilson and Nicholas Brown were each awarded the W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research.

Alice Wilson, Science in Geography, Carleton University Title: Drained lake vegetation succession and carbon storage, Richards Island, NWT

Alice Wilson, Science in Geography, Carleton University
Title: Drained lake vegetation succession and carbon storage, Richards Island, NWT

Nicholas Brown, Physical Geography, Carleton University Title: Estimating Subsurface Ice Loss in Permafrost using Temperature Time Series Data

Nicholas Brown, Physical Geography, Carleton University
Title: Estimating Subsurface Ice Loss in Permafrost using Temperature Time Series Data

Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research
(Doctoral) $50,000

Anna Crawford was awarded a Garfield Weston Award for Northern Research.

Anna Crawford, Geography, Carleton University, Title: A multi-scale assessment of ice island deterioration and occurrence in the Eastern Canadian Arctic

Anna Crawford, Geography, Carleton University,
Title: A multi-scale assessment of ice island deterioration and occurrence in the Eastern Canadian Arctic

For More Information:
Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)

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