Review panels for the 2016 competition

For the 2016 CERC competition, prominent Canadian and international experts were appointed to the review panel to evaluate applications and nominations.

Note: The institutional affiliations indicated for review panel members date from 2016 and may have since changed.

Phase 1 Review Panels

Phase 2 Review Panel

Phase 1 Review Panels

Environment, Climate Change and Clean and Sustainable Technology


James Meadowcroft
Carleton University


Tine (Martine) Baelmans
KU Leuven

Ann Dale
Royal Roads University

Martin Lascoux
Uppsala University

Tyrel McQueen
Johns Hopkins University

Zhihua Qu
University of Central Florida

Hanne Sagen
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center

Michele Stanley
Scottish Association for Marine Science

Don Tan
Northrop Grumman

Andrew Willmott
Newcastle University

Health and Life Sciences


Kevin Keough
Alberta Prion Research Institute


Maura Davies
Maura Davies Healthcare Consulting Inc.

John Frank
The Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research

Gad M. Frankel
Imperial College London

Denise Galloway
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Lorraine Greaves
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health

Odile Leroy
Executive Director, European Vaccine Initiative

Bill Powderley
Washington University

John Quackenbush
Harvard University

Mary Sano
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Information and Communications Technology


Gabriel Silberman
Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology


Michael Blundell
Coventry University

Wenjing Lou
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Joe Mambretti
Northwestern University

m.c. schraefel
University of Southampton

Robert Trew
North Carolina State University

Sarah Kate Wilson
Santa Clara University

Social Inclusion and Innovative Society


Richard Dasher
Stanford University


Yvette Alex-Assensoh
University of Oregon

John A. Deighton
Harvard Business School

Judy Iseke
University of Alberta

Robin E. Mansell
London School of Economics and Political Science

Deborah McGregor
York University

Errol E. Meidinger
The State University of New York at Buffalo

Phase 2 Review Panel


Shirley M. Tilghman
Princeton University


Imogen Coe, EDI Champion
Ryerson University

Ann Dale
Royal Roads University

Joanna Haigh
Imperial College London

Lawrence Jardine
Western University /
London Health Sciences Centre

Jack M. Mintz
University of Calgary

Howard Ramos, EDI Champion
Dalhousie University

Gabriel Silberman
Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology

Kim Woodhouse
Queen’s University