Awards and Recognition
Premier's Platinum Medal for Research ExcellenceThe Premier's Platinum Medal for Research Excellence (PPMRE) is a $10 million, six-year program that aims to attract and keep outstanding senior researchers in the province.
Created in 2001, the PPMRE is one of the largest single research awards in the world. It includes a platinum medal, citation and cash prize of $1 million to support the winner's research, either by way of covering his/her direct research costs or by endowing a scholarship, fellowship or chair in his/her name.
Juan (Tito) Scaiano
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science
2004 — Premier's Platinum Medal for Research Excellence (details)