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Early Research Career Excellence Award Recipients

The Early Scholarly Research and Creative (SRC) Career Excellence Award is a university-wide, annual award that recognizes an individual’s outstanding SRC activity in the first five years of their academic career and who has made a significant contribution in their area(s) of expertise.

The 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

2021 recipient

Miranda Kirby

Department of Physics, Faculty of Science

Miranda Kirby is a Canada Research Chair in Quantitative Imaging, a Parker B. Francis Fellow in Pulmonary Research, and the Biomedical Imaging and Therapy Theme lead at iBEST. An expert in quantitative multi-modality imaging of lung disease, Professor Kirby is internationally recognized as a rising leader in her field. She has received research funding from NSERC, CIHR, NIH, the Lung Health Foundation and the Canadian Thoracic Society. Professor Kirby has over 70 publications and has, to date, trained 28 HQP, many of whom have received SRC awards and distinctions.

Past recipients

  • Elsayed Elbeshbishy
    Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
  • Shelagh McCartney
    School of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Community Services
  • Umberto Berardi
    Department of Architectural Science, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
  • Jamin Pelkey
    Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Faculty of Arts
  • Sharareh Taghipour
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
  • Scott Tsai
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science