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Julio Mercader honoured at Arts Faculty Awards

Dean Sigurdson presents Mercader "Leadership in Internationalization" award. Photos courtesy: Debby Herold.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Big congratulations to Julio Mercader who was recognized at the Faculty of Arts awards with the "Leadership in Internationalization" award.

"Since arriving at the University of Calgary in 2003 Dr. Mercader has collaborated with over 60 colleagues from 41 institutions in 12 countries. This has included collaborative work with researchers from such African countries as Cameroon, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, to name only a few. In each of these countries he has collaborated with and spearheaded humanitarian efforts with the indigenous populations. Most recently he’s been leading a multinational SSHRC funded archaeological research project in Tanzania’s world famous Olduvai Gorge. Dr. Mercader’s research epitomizes the Eyes High spirit of internationalization here at the University of Calgary." from UToday article (See