EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AWARDS

Thank You to the Sponsor of the 2016 Excellence in Research Awards

PAST WINNERS

Historical as of June 2016

The Excellence in Research Awards were updated in 2016. Congratulations to all the previous winners who have shown excellence in their work! 

Best in Class:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Canadian Tire, Vision Critical "Tested for Life"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014)
Yahoo Canada, Fresh Intelligence, True Impact Marketing
& "The Zero Moment of Memory"

Master of Ceremonies - Jordan Levitin, CMRP
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Unilever, TNS, Nielson BASES Knorr – What's for Dinner?
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Sylvestre Marketing & PepsiCo Canada
"Pepsi Refresh Program"
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Kraft Foods & Fresh Squeezed Ideas, IPSOS, Nielsen
"Big, Bold and Brewed to Perfection"
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Kraft Canada "Tassimo" with Ipsos, Synovate, NPD, TNS, Fresh Squeezed Ideas, Millward-Brown
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) Canadian Tire "Project Darwin" with Dine & Associates, Heads Up
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Youthography for Durex
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) Kraft Canada
Ogilvy
Ipsos Reid
2006 (5th Annual, Presented 2007) Environics Research Group and Canadian Tourism Commission
Commission canadienne du tourisme
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) Youthography, for their work for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care on the STUPID.CA campaign
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) Nestle Canada and The Advantage Group
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Foster Parents Plan and Synovate
2002 (Inaugural, Presented 2003) BC Ferries and POLLARA

 

Excellence Behind the Scenes:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Rogers, Rogers Research "OTC Medication"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Rogers Connect Market Research & “Today’s Parent Approved”
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Delvinia Designing a User-Centric Dashboard
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Pricing Solutions & David Hamburg
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) Corporate Marketing and Research Insight Group at Microsoft.
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) The Advantage Group and Matrix Research Limited
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Delvinia

 

Best Multinational:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Ritchie Bros Auctioneers "Buying Journey"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Metz Communications, Pfizer, The Forbes Consulting Group
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) OTMPC, Hotspex, Level5 Strategy Group Grow Tourism
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Environics Research Group AstraZeneca
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants International Innovation Network
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) International Research Institute and Environics
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) GM and Environics

 

Best Integration:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) AstraZeneca, IMS Brogan, InSync Research, Angela Tsui "Brilinta"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) RBC Royal Bank, Ipsos & “ICE’ing on the Cake”
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Kraft Foods, IPSOS, Nielsen, ACCE, Dunnhumby MIO Liquid Water Enhancer
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Environics Research Group, IMS Brogan Inc. & SANOFI
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Corbin Partners Inc, MBA Recherche, Leger Marketing & Counsel for Canada Bread
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Kraft Canada "Tassimo" with Ipsos, Synovate, NPD, TNS, Fresh Squeezed Ideas, Millward-Brown
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) Kraft "Sizzling Salads" with Nielsen BASES, ACCE, New American Dimensions, Hotspex, Ipsos, Fresh Squeezed Ideas, Millward Brown
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Kraft Canada Inc. & ABM Research for Loblaw
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) Kraft Canada
The Hartman Group
Nielsen
Dine & Associates
DDB
2006 (5th Annual, Presented 2007) CorbinPartners Inc. and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) CorbinPartners Inc. for its team's work for Ridout and Maybee LLP, the Corporate Counsel for the Jaguar Car Company.
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005) RBC (Royal Bank) and Longwoods International
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Foster Parents Plan and Synovate
2002 (Inaugural, Presented 2003) Polar Bear and Current Research

 

Murray Philp Altruism Award:
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) CorbinPartners, Legal Aid Ontario & The Elusive ‘Client of Modest Means’
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) CorbinPartners / Cdn Legal Information Institute An Internet Free-for-All
2011 (10th Annual, Presented 2012) Upwords Marketing Solutions & Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada
2010 (9th Annual, Presented 2011) Corbin Partners Inc. and The Wasser Pain Management Centre
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) CorbinPartners and The Conference Board of Canada
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Youthography for REEL Canada
2007 (6th Annual, Presented 2008) ZINC Research
Calgary OutGames 2007
2005 (4th Annual, Presented 2006) Cameron Strategy for its work for the Calgary Folk Festival.
2004 (3rd Annual, Presented 2005)

Tied:

  • Glenbow Museum and Claros Research
  • Invest in Kids and Northstar Research
2003 (2nd Annual, Presented 2004) Heart & Stroke Foundation and CGT

 

Award of Outstanding Merit:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Adam Froman
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Annie Pettit, PhD
Joanne O’Connell, CMRP
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Dr. Ruth Corbin
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Ruth Lukaweski, CMRP
John Tabone

 

Award of Distinction:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Isabelle Landreville
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Raj Manocha
2012 (11th Annual, Presented 2013) Nick Drew
2009 (8th Annual, Presented 2010) Tricia Benn
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) Sean Conry

 

Chapter Merit Award:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Prairie Chapter
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Alberta Chapter
2008 (7th Annual, Presented 2009) MRIA Ottawa Chapter

 

Public Policy Impact Award:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) CorbinPartners, Questrade Wealth Mgmt "Changing the regulation of wealth management"
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) City of Calgary, Ipsos & “Food and Yard Waste Pilot Project”
CorbinPartners, Legal Aid Ontario & The Elusive ‘Client of Modest Means’
2012 (11th Annual Presented 2013) Rogers Annual Capital Accumulation Plan
2011 (10th Annual Presented 2012) Corbin Partners Inc. & Lerners for CBC & Bell Media "A little birdie told me"
2010 (9th Annual Presented 2011) Corbin Partners Inc. and Department of Justice Canada
2009 (8th Annual Presented 2010) Environics Research Group for Environics Institute's "The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study"

 

Client Side Researcher Impact and Effectiveness Award:
2014 (13th Annual, Presented 2015) Rob Redford
2013 (12th Annual, Presented 2014) Jared Prins
2012 Dr. Kathryn Forgacs and Joseph Chen
2011 Marina Gutman , Knowledge and Insights Manager, Juice Business Unit, Coca Cola

 

Vue Magazine - Best Paper:
2014 (Presented 2015) "Google and IBM get it. Do you?"
2013 (Inaugural, Presented 2014) “Perspectives on Polling” Brian Singh, CMRP zinc tank

 

Grassroots Volunteer Leadership Award:
2014 (Inaugural, Presented 2015) Deborah Klotz