Frances W. Doane Award

Frances W. Doane Award

The objective of the Frances W Doane award is to recognize the valuable service and contributions of an individual made to the Microscopical Society of Canada.

Frances W. Doane was one of the seven founding members of the Microscopical Society of Canada in 1972. She was the treasurer from 1972 to 1981 and the Bulletin editor from 1973 to 1992. For her great contribution to the MSC, she was made an honorary member in 1989 and the Honorary Membership Award was renamed to her tribute in 2002.
 

Eligibility: Any person who has rendered an exceptional contribution to the Society, including service, shall be eligible for election as an Honorary Member with the Frances W Doane award.


Frequency: Case-by-case basis, as frequently as once per year at the MSC/SMC Annual Meeting
 

Recipient will receive: Honorary membership from the MSC/SMC + certificate + travel expenses for annual meeting to receive award
 

Nomination Process: Candidates will be nominated by the MSC/SMC Councilors-at-Large or any member based on their record of service contributions to the Society. The nominator will provide through the MSC/SMC website:

  • A nomination letter introducing the candidate and explaining his/her achievements to make them deserve this award (2 pages maximum).
  • A copy of their curriculum vitae.

 

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