Awards & Recognition

Call for Nominations of Awards and Special Recognition

Each year, the APB provides a number of award opportunities to members of the Association. You can nominate someone by filling out the Awards Nomination Form or mailing your nomination package to the APB office.

The Ian McTaggart-Cowan Award for Excellence in Biology

The Ian McTaggart-Cowan Award For Excellence in Biology is sponsored entirely by the APB. This award is presented periodically to a member in good standing of the APB in recognition of a…
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W. Young Award for Integrated Resource Management

This award, sponsored jointly with the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals, honors a B.C. individual or association who has demonstrated significant accomplishments in integrated fisheries…
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The Biology Professional of the Year Award

The Biology Professional of the Year (formerly The Biologist of the Year Award) was added in 1993. This award recognizes shorter term contributions to biological science and the application of…
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President’s Award

The President’s Award is presented only in special circumstances in recognition of exemplary service to the Association of Professional Biology (APB) or Professional Biology. This award…
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Fellowship in Association of Professional Biology (FAPB)

The designation of Fellow in Association of Professional Biology (FAPB) complements the APB’s suite of awards by acknowledging members with significant continuous involvement in the APB…
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