The 2021 Discovery Award Winners are all here. Find out more
Mitacs-Banting Discovery Awards
The Banting Research Foundation is very pleased to announce a new partnership with Mitacs that will double the number of Discovery Awards for the coming year. Six emerging biomedical researchers will receive the new Mitacs-Banting Discovery Award, valued at $25,000 each.
The Co-funded Discovery Awards reflect the shared commitment of Mitacs and the Banting Research Foundation to identify and catalyze Canadian talent to build our nation’s innovation capacity.
We identify young Canadian researchers with limited resources who demonstrate excellence and creativity in health and biomedical science and provide them with Discovery Awards.
The Banting Research Foundation and CANSSI Ontario are pleased to announce that the 2021 Discovery Award in Data Science scholars are Drs. Glen McGee and Alanna Weisman. Dr. Glen McGee intends to develop statistical tools to characterize and correct biases…
Dr. Lou Siminovitch (Discovery Award recipient 1958) was a lover of science – an outstanding Canadian scientist who made brilliant contributions to cell virology, stem cell research and the field of genetics. As a scientific visionary, he mentored and influenced several generations…
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Early support of the Foundation was very helpful in setting my course towards the Gairdner Wightman award.
Assistance from my award helped me on my path to becoming the advocate, scientist, and academic leader I am today.
[the grant] was essential to the survival and development of my research lab at a very difficult time of funding…
Owing to the generous Banting Discovery Award we where able to significantly advance our research program.
Success begets success so smaller grants like the Discovery Award can make a big difference to early career investigators ...