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Canada-Wide Science Fair Award in Acoustics

The Canadian Acoustical Association (CAA) is sponsoring an award for the best acoustics related project (senior level) at the Canada-Wide Science Fair, the annual showcase event of the Youth Science Foundation. In this event, some 450 young scientists are chosen to compete from the top ranks of approximately 25,000 competitors at over one hundred regional science and technology fairs staged across the country (link to Canada-Wide Science Fair).

The annual winner of the CAA award is invited to present his/her work in the December issue of Canadian Acoustics.


Dr. Annabel J. Cohen Department of Psychology, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3, tel (902) 628-4325, fax (902) 628-4359.

Prize Winners (last 5 years)

2012 – Charlottetown (PEI)
Usman Kamran, Westwood Community High School (Fort McMurray, AB)
The Acousto-Thermal Effect

2011 – Toronto (ON)
Joshua Thon and Emily Been, William Aberhart High School (Calgary, AB)
The Fractal Geometry of Blood Clots

2010 – Peterborough (ON)
Cody Shaw, Fort Richmond Collegiate (Ste. Agathe, MB)
Phononic Crystals: Revisted

2009 – Winnipeg (MB)
Roland Troke-Barriault, École Rose-des-Vents (Kingston, Nova Scotia)
Le bonheur du bruit: Quelles fréquences pour la croissance

2008 – Ottawa (ON)
Devon Sawatzky, Acadia Junior High (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Sense What You Cannot Hear

2007 – Truro (NS)
Luke Regier, St. Monica E.S. (Simcoe County, Ontario)
Blowing Down the Walls of Jericho