Karol D McNeill Technician Award
We are pleased to announce a call for applications and nominations for the 9th Karol D. McNeill Research Technician Award. The annual award honors an outstanding technician in health sciences research at the University of Manitoba. Selection for this distinction is based on prolonged service, scientific excellence, leadership and mentorship. The award and monetary prize will be presented during the Manitoba Awards Session (Wednesday, June 12th) of the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (June 11-15, 2018).

Deadline for applications: Friday, June 1 2018  (12 noon, Department of Physiology & Pathophysiology. 432 Basic Medical Sciences Building)
Note: Previous year’s applications will only be kept for review for 3 successive years – updated applications can be submitted to replace prior applications.

Download the application here:  Karol D McNeill Technician Award

or contact Dr. Andrew Halayko

Karol McNeill passed away in 2009 after 38 years of full time service as a research technician during which she epitomized professionalism and research excellence working with principal investigators in Immunology, Oral Biology and Physiology. She is remembered as a den mother and mentor to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research associates for whom she was invaluable to career development, and this award is meant to honour those that embody these attributes.

Past recipients of the award are:


Sujata Basu


Sharon McCartney


Barbara Iwasiow


William Stefura


Eileen McMillan-Ward


Patricia Sheppard


Thane Maddaford


Anne Blanchard


Margaret Bock