OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 23, 2014) - The Royal Society of Canada is pleased to announce that 17 eminent Canadian scholars and researchers have been recognized for their outstanding achievements in research and scholarship.

"The 2014 group of RSC Award winners - representing fields as diverse as history and physics - is a testament to the multidisciplinary strength of Canadian talent, "said Graham Bell, President of the Royal Society of Canada. "These prestigious awards within the Canadian scholarly community serve as a reminder that the Royal Society of Canada recognizes and celebrates research, scholarship and the arts in all their variety of expression."

To view a complete list of 2014 Award Winners and their citations, please click here.

This year's Award Winners will be celebrated during the Induction and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Quebec City. To register for this event, please visit the Society's website at

Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada. Its mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world.

Contact Information:

Erika Kujawski
Senior Officer, Communications
The Royal Society of Canada
(613) 991-6990 Ext. 105; @RSCTheAcademies