Canadian Permafrost Association Awards

The CPA recognizes excellence in its members through a number of prestigious awards. These awards are dispersed at Canadian Permafrost Conferences and include several student bursaries.

Hugh M. French Award                          

Recognizes outstanding contributions to permafrost science and/or periglacial geomorphology over a career.               

Mackay Lecture

This lecture, named in honour of Canada’s pre-eminent permafrost expert, the late Professor J. Ross Mackay, is given at each Canadian Permafrost Conference.

Student Bursaries

Bursaries to encourage participation by students at select permafrost conferences.