Before you begin this nomination, please ensure that you review the BRAVO Award nomination process for this award.


Research and scholarly activity is important to the College’s polytechnic model of education and as such, faculty and staff play important roles which are worthy of recognition. The Research Excellence Award is awarded to individuals and teams who have:

  • Made an outstanding contribution in support of applied research; and/or
  • Contributed to establishing an environment which welcomes research and/or supported others in their research endeavors; and/or
  • Made an outstanding contribution to a course, project, program and/or community partner.

New to this year, this award celebrates the behaviours, actions and attitudes demonstrated by employees over the past calendar year (2018).

All employees may submit nominations.


Name: Research Excellence Award 2019
Deadline: Monday, November 19 to Friday, December 14, 2018
Award Frequency: Once annually

Number of Awards: Up to two. From nominations received, the BRAVO Selection Committee aims to select one individual award recipient and one team* award recipient. However, the BRAVO Selection Committee reserves the right to select recipients from any category for each of the two Research Excellence Awards.

*A team is defined as a group of RRC employees who belong to the same or different units or departments and who are assigned to a specific project or function together for a period of time to accomplish shared goals. If in question as to whether a group is considered a team, please contact SARC prior to completing your application.

Who Can Nominate: All employees may submit nominations for their RRC peers. Nominees may be full or part-time staff, and they may be in any employee group (administrative support, service support, professional/technical, faculty/instructors, management, contract/adjunct).

Award Value: The recipient(s) selected by the Staff Awards and Recognition Committee will receive: an engraved award, a $75 RED Card, an invitation to a lunch/reception with an RRC leader, and acknowledgement in All Staff News and other media throughout the college community. Recipients will also become the “face” of the promotions for the next year’s award nominations. In the case of large team recipient groups, award values may have to be adjusted but all recipients will receive an invitation to the awards luncheon.


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Red River College is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Manitoba (FIPPA) in the collection, use, retention, safeguarding, disclosing and disposing of personal information. The personal information you provide in this nomination package will be used in the selection process as well as public communications/promotions for the BRAVO Award Program. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Red River College’s Privacy Coordinator at

The Staff Awards and Recognition Committee thanks you for taking the time to nominate a fellow employee at Red River College. Your efforts are sincerely appreciated.

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