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. It was awarded for the first time in 2004, replacing the Past-Presidents’ Medal.

Gordon Osinski












The 2018 Hutchison Medalist is Gordon R. Osinski, Western University. His short citation reads: “For his outstanding contributions to Canadian and international earth science research in understanding the role that meteorite impact events have played in shaping the Earth’s geological and potentially biological evolution.”


Citation will be posted following RFG2018 and GAC AGM, being held June 15-17, 2018 in Vancouver, BC

If you are interested in having Gordon Osinski come to visit your area, contact:

Alwynne Beaudoin
Email: Alwynne.Beaudoin@gov.ab.ca
GAC® Coordinator
Hutchison and H.S. Robinson Lecture Tours (2018-2019)


Past Recipients
Nomination Form
W.W. Hutchison Medal Endowment Trust Fund

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