E.R.Ward Neale Medal

The Neale Medal, named after the legendary E.R. Ward Neale, is awarded to an individual for sustained outstanding efforts in sharing earth science with Canadians.

The award recognizes outstanding efforts to communicate and explain geoscience to the public through one or more of the following vehicles: public lectures, print or electronic media articles, school visits, elementary and secondary school educational materials, field trips, science fairs, and other public communications. The medal will be awarded annually unless no suitable candidate is nominated.

Nick Eyles

Nick Eyles



Nick Eyles, University of Toronto, has been named the 2015 winner of the E.R. Ward Neale Medal for sustained outstanding efforts in sharing earth science with Canadians.

In recognition of his ‘Rocks’ series of Earth Science books written for the general public, including the award winning ‘Canada Rocks’; and his role as scientific advisor and host of the Geologic Journey I and II television series, the most successful Canadian Earth Science documentaries of all time, we are pleased to award Dr. Nick Eyles the ER Ward Neale Medal.

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