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Evaluation criteria for the John H. Chapman Award of Excellence

Value of the achievement

  • Major breakthrough in space science or technology that contributes to the advancement of knowledge in a given field
  • Originality and scope of the achievement
  • Impact on the Canadian Space Program

Socio-economic benefits of achievement

  • Benefits to Canadian quality of life
  • Significance of benefit to humanity
  • Increase in Canadian competitiveness

Personal merit

  • Candidate's contribution to the achievement
  • Ability to cope with challenges
  • Leadership in the transfer of knowledge and mentoring of highly qualified personnel
  • Relevant entrepreneurial, organizational, or management skills
  • Influence within the candidate's own specialty as well as national and international peer recognition
  • Performance of duties under extraordinary circumstances leading to contributions of extraordinary merit
John H. Chapman Award of Excellence Medal
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