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2019 Discovery Awards

Youth Award

A student or students who has been recognized by the Nova Scotia Science Fairs as worthy of being recognized for their outstanding achievements (Determined by Canada Wide Science Fair NS Gold recipient).

Om Agarwal

Student, Citadel High, Four Honours, Canada Wide Science Fair

Om Agarwal

Hall of Fame

Individuals who have achieved outstanding lifetime contributions to science and technology (determined by committee).

Sultan Darvesh

Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine and Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

Sultan Darvesh

Alexander MacKay

Nova Scotia’s Superintendent of Education from 1891 to 1927 (Historical Inductee)

Alexander Mackay

Professional of Distinction

An individual who is a leading innovator, a role model for people who choose science as a career.

Stan Matwin

Canada Research Chair & Director of the Institute for Big Data Analytics

stan matwin

Stan Kutcher

Professor Emeritis, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University

stan kutcher

Graham Gagnon

Associate Vice-President Research; NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Water Quality & Treatment; Director, Centre for Water Resource Studies

Graham Gagnon

Emerging Professional

An indidual under the age of 35 who demonstates intellectual achievements excellence and potential for ongoing growth and development.

Barret Kurylyk

Assistant Professor & Canada Research Chair in Coastal Water Resources

Barret Kurylyk

Chris Burns

President & CEO, Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc

Dr. Chris Burns

Stefanie Colombo

Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Aquaculture Nutrition 

Stephanie Colombo


A company that has produced a commercially viable product or service and is ready or has already launched it into the market.



Mara Renewables

Mara Renewables

Steve Dafer & Srini Sampalli

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Science Champion

An individual who promotes science and technology to the public in above and beyond the normal avenues of communication.

Emma Finlayson-Trick

Medical Student, University of British Columbia


Christine Chambers

CRC & Killam Professor of Pediatrics, Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

Christine Chambers

Stephen Payne

Senior Instructor, Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University

Stephen Payne

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