W.W. Hutchison Medal
The W.W. Hutchison Medal is named after Dr. William W. Hutchison in recognition of his many contributions to the Geological Association of Canada and to Canadian and international geoscience. The medal is awarded to a young individual for recent exceptional advances in Canadian earth science research. For the purposes of this award, “young” shall refer to persons who have received their Ph.D. within the last 15 years. “Recent” contributions should be those made within the past 10 years. “Canadian geological research” may be carried out by persons of any nationality, but the focus of the research or field work must either be within Canada or be done from a Canadian institution.
Dr. Duane Froese, of the University of Alberta is the 2013 winner of the W.W. Hutchison Medal.