Student Awards

Undergraduate Program

The Toxicology Undergraduate Program provides the following special awards to students. The awards are typically presented at the Toxicology Group Annual General Meeting, which is generally held each May. A brief list of the awards and their dollar value is given below, followed by a more in-depth description and recent award winners.

Undergraduate student awards

  • Orano Award for Academic Excellence ($500)
  • Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Research Awards ($500, $200, $100)
  • Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Seminar Awards (Winner $100, two honourable mentions $50)
  • Poison Apron Award

Orano Award for Academic Excellence in Toxicology

This award is given each year to the student graduating from the Toxicology Undergraduate Program with the highest grade point average in their major courses. The award is in the amount of $500.

The 2019-20 winner of the Orano Award for Academic Excellence in Toxicology is Sydney Murray.

Award presented by Dr. Mark Wickstrom, Program Chair.

Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Research Awards

The Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Research Awards are presented each year to the students who produce the best papers based on their TOX 480.3 or TOX 481.6 Honors Thesis Research projects. The awards are in the amount of $500 for 1st place, 2nd place $200, and 3rd place $100.

1st place recipient of the 2019-20 Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Research Award is Sydney Murray.  

Award presented by Jim Schille, Fisher Scientific Rep.

2nd place recipient of the 2019-20 Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Research Award is Kelsey Nyholt.  

Award presented by Jim Schille, Fisher Scientific Rep.

Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Seminar Awards

The Fisher Toxicology Undergraduate Seminar Awards are presented each year to the top student presentations in the Toxicology Seminar (TOX 490) course. The awards are in the amount of $100 for first place and $50 for honourable mention.

1st place recipient of the 2019-20 Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Seminar Award is Mathew Schultz.  

Award presented by Jim Schille, Fisher Scientific Rep.

Honourable Mentions of the 2019-20 Fisher Scientific Toxicology Undergraduate Seminar Award are Sydney Murray and Kelsey Nyholt.  

Award presented by Jim Schille, Fisher Scientific Rep.

Poison Apron Award

The Poison Apron Award is given annually to the student or team that delivers the best classroom presentation in TOX 403 (Biotoxins).  The selection is made by a vote of the students themselves.

Unfortunately, due to COVID related limitations, the Poison Apron Award for the 2019-20 year was not presented.