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Committed to a goal of research excellence with its bold Eyes High strategy, faculty and staff from the Faculty of Arts are major contributors to the strength of the university's research and learning landscape. In addition to many individual accomplishments, Faculty of Arts faculty and staff are regularly recognized for their achievements with:

  • Faculty of Arts Awards (see below)
  • Killam Awards 
    The University of Calgary offers Killam awards to its research community. Programs like the Research and Teaching Award Program, the Memorial Chair Program, the Annual Professors Program, and the Visiting Scholars Program continue to provide support and opportunities for our researchers as they pursue new horizons in a diverse landscape of academic study.
  • Royal Society of Canada Fellows
    Being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada is the highest honour achievable by scholars, artists and scientists in Canada.
  • Order of the University of Calgary
    The Order of The University of Calgary was established to honour individuals who
    have made distinguished contributions to the University or contributions to the community
    that bring honour to the university.
  • University of Calgary Teaching Awards
    The University of Calgary Teaching Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding contributions to teaching and learning across our campus. A University of Calgary Teaching Award is a distinguished honour for members of our university community.
  • Students' Union Teaching Excellence Awards
    Since 1984, the University of Calgary Students' Union has invited students to nominate instructors who have had a positive impact on their undergraduate learning experience and academic careers. The SU Teaching Excellence Awards is the only campus-wide recognition program for those instructors who make a long-lasting impact on students.

> More about research at the University of Calgary

Faculty of Arts Awards

In accordance with the University of Calgary's Eyes High goal of becoming one of the top five research universities in Canada, the Faculty of Arts Awards recognize excellence in a number of areas among our colleagues and staff in the faculty. These awards are presented annually in four different categories:


Research excellence can be demonstrated in many ways. As such, the Faculty of Arts
research awards consider a faculty member’s contributions through research creation,
journal publications, grantsmanship, conference presentations and invited symposia,
exhibitions, graduate student supervision and other forms of output

> 2015 research award information

> Complete list of award recipients: 2014  |  2015  |  2016

2015 Faculty of Arts Awards in images


The Faculty of Arts teaching awards recognize undergraduate and graduate teaching in the
areas of classroom instruction, course design, curriculum development, and innovation
in teaching methods. They celebrate teachers who exhibit zest for teaching
and instill a love of learning, stimulate critical thinking, create an
engaging learning experience, and are innovative and creative.

> 2015 teaching award information

> Complete list of award recipients: 2014  |  2015  |  2016

2015 Faculty of Arts Awards in images


The Faculty of Arts internationalization awards recognize faculty members who
have shown leadership in one or more areas that contribute to the goals identified in the
international strategy of the University of Calgary. The award seeks to recognize outstanding achievements in the areas outlined here.

> 2015 internationalization award information

> Complete list of award recipients: 2014  |  2015  |  2016

2015 Faculty of Arts Awards in images

Staff Excellence

The Faculty of Arts Outstanding Staff Recognition Award celebrates individual or team
achievements through an annual award nomination process, which is open to all staff in
the Faculty of Arts. One award is given annually to either an individual staff
member or a staff team in the Faculty of Arts.

> 2015 staff excellence award information

> Complete list of award recipients: 2014  |  2015  |  2016

2015 Faculty of Arts Awards in images