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Collaborative Research Award Recipients

The Collaborative Scholarly Research and Creative (SRC) Award is a university-wide, annual award presented to a researcher or researchers who have demonstrated excellence in an SRC project undertaken with a multi-disciplinary or multi-institutional team. This recognition will be awarded to a researcher who excels at creating and maintaining SRC collaborations with industry, universities, hospitals or professional societies to facilitate research that effects positive changes in their respective field(s).

Award recipient(s) will receive a certificate of recognition and a monetary award of $2,000 as a one-time payment (subject to applicable deductions).

Key criteria: Scholarly, research and creative activity

2020 recipient

Frank Russo

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts

Dr. Frank Russo is a professor of psychology at Ryerson University. In his Science of Music, Auditory Research, and Technology (SMART) Lab at Ryerson, he studies the neuro-cognitive and social bases of music, speech and hearing. Newly named the NSERC/Sonova Senior Industrial Research Chair in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, Dr. Russo excels at creating and maintaining fruitful relationships with academic collaborators, as well as partners in community, non-profit and private sectors. He demonstrates an exceptional track record of collaborative research that not only breaks new theoretical ground, but also has meaningful implications for knowledge translation.

Past recipients

  • Josephine Wong
    Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Faculty of Community Services
  • Catherine Beauchemin
    Department of Physics, Faculty of Science
  • Anatoliy Gruzd
    Global Management Studies, Ted Rogers School of Management
  • Judy Finlay
    School of Child and Youth Care, Faculty of Community Services