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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 or projects undertaken with a multidisciplinary or multi-institutional team(s). This recognition will be awarded to a researcher(s) who has demonstrated excellence in their  SRC collaborations with industry, universities, hospitals or professional societies to facilitate research leading to positive change and impact, as defined in their respective field.

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

2024 recipient

Elsayed Elbeshbishy

Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science

Dr. Elsayed Elbeshbishy stands as a shining example of innovation and dedication. His remarkable collaborations have raised an impressive $9.3 million in research funding and resulted in 125 impactful publications. Dr. Elbeshbishy's unwavering commitment to training Highly Qualified Personnel has empowered many to embark on successful careers in the industry and academia. His groundbreaking research on greenhouse gas emissions, a $2.2M collaboration with 15 industrial partners, has the potential to transform environmental stewardship. Dr. Elbeshbishy's contributions to collaborative research, intellectual property advancements, and HQP development continue to be a source of inspiration for the entire academic and industrial community.

Past recipients

  • Michael Kolios
    Faculty of Science Department of Physics
  • Julie James
    School of Child and Youth Care, Faculty of Community Services
  • Ebrahim Bagheri
    Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
  • Sharareh Taghipour
    Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science
  • Frank Russo
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts
  • 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