TECHNICAL AWARDS

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R.J.W. Douglas Medal

The R.J.W. Douglas Medal was established by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists in 1980 to honour the memory of one of Canada's outstanding geologists, Dr. Robert J.W. Douglas.  It recognizes those who best emulate the scientific qualities of this extraordinary geologist.  This medal is awarded annually by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists to an individual for outstanding scientific contributions to the understanding of sedimentary geology and, just as importantly, commending major contributions to regional tectonics and structural geology that are important to petroleum geology in Canada.

Nominee Eligibility:
Open to any geoscientist who models the scientific attributes of Dr. R.J.W. Douglas

To Nominate
    1. Submit a nomination letter to the CSPG office by September 30 that explains how the nominee qualifies for the award by specifically addressing the following:
        -What is the nature and scope of the scientific contribution?
        -How is the contribution novel, original and creative?
        -How is the understanding of sedimentary geology advanced?
        -How is the sedimentary geology linked to regional tectonics and structural geology?
        -What is the contribution's significance to petroleum geology in Canada?
   2. Submit two additional succinct letters of support from members of the geoscience community of less than 250 words
   3. Submit a short biography of the nominee that emphasizes their qualifications for the award
   4. Submit a 100-150 word citation

Nomination deadline:  September 30, 2020

Submit to: membership@cspg.org
Greg Lynch, R.J.W. Douglas Committee Chair
CSPG
150, 540 - 5 Ave SW
Calgary, AB  T2P 0M2
Phone: 403-513-1234 (Kasandra Amaro, Awards Coordinator)

Award: Bronze Medal


2019 Recipient


Carol Evenchick

Carol will be presented with the R.J.W. Douglas Medal at the March 25, 2020 CSPG Technical Luncheon.  To purchase tickets click here.

Past Recipients

2018 - Ashton Embry

2017 - David Morrow
2016 
- Dale Leckie
2015
- Don Kent
2014
- S. George Pemberton
2013
- James Christopher
2012
- Guy Plint
2011
- Darrel Long
2010 - Deborah Spratt
2009 - James Dixon
2008 - No recipient
2007 - Ed Landing
2006 - Margot McMechan
2005 - Alan Carson Grant
2004 - Pierre-Andre Bourque
2003 - Clint Dahlstrom
2002 - Graham Davies
2001 - No Nomination
2000 - Ian Knight
1999 - Donald G. Cook
1998 - Robert I. Thompson
1997 - Peter Jones
1996 - Albert Bally
1995 - James Monger
1994 - Charles R. Stelck
1993 - Henry Charlesworth
1992 - Philip Simony
1991 - Paul Hoffman
1990 - Roger G. Walker
1988 - Bruce V. Sanford
1987 - James D. Aitken
1986 - Hans P. Trettin
1985 - Eric W. Mountjoy
1984 - Don Norris
1983 - Raymond Price
1982 - James Fyles
1981 - Raymond Thorsteinson
1980 - Harold Williams

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