Posted on September 19, 2011 by Tia Lalani

Augustana’s Dr. Glynnis Hood is the recipient of the 2011 CAFA Distinguished Academic Early Career Award.

The Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations (CAFA), the provincial organization representing academic staff associations at the University of Alberta, the University of Lethbridge, the University of Calgary, and Athabasca University, announced the recipients of the CAFA Distinguished Academic Awards for 2011 on September 15.

Dr. Glynnis Hood, Associate Professor in the Department of Science at the Augustana Campus, University of Alberta, is the recipient of the 2011 CAFA Distinguished Academic Early Career Award.

The CAFA Distinguished Academic Early Career Award recognizes academic staff members who, at an early stage of their careers, through their research and/or other scholarly, creative or professional activities have made an outstanding contribution to the wider community beyond the university.

“Through the annual CAFA Awards, the academic staff associations of the four research universities in Alberta celebrate the exceptional contributions made by our members, through their research, scholarly and creative activities, to the community beyond the academy,” said Dr. Walter Dixon, the President of CAFA. “This year we are proud to highlight the achievements of … Dr. Glynnis Hood, whose research … is having a
remarkable impact on the wider community.”


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