Awards

We know Quirks & Quarks is great and you know Q&Q is great, but we wanted to show you how many other people think it's great too! Over the more than 35 years Quirks has been on the air, the show and its producers have won many awards. 



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1998

  • Canadian Science Writers Association - Honourable Mention for For Profit or for Patients
  • Canadian Science Writers Association for How Can the Wolf Survive?
  • Canadian Science Writers Association for Cancer: the Quest for the Cure
  • New York Radio Festival, Silver Medal for Learn, Baby Learn
  • CBC Internal Awards: Listeners' Choice

1997

  • Canadian Science Writers Association for Learn, Baby Learn
  • UN Department of Public Information Gold Award for The Seventh Age, the Science of Growing Older
  • New York Radio Festival, Finalist for The Seventh Age, the Science of Growing Older
  • New York Radio Festival, Bronze Medal for Perils of Plutonium

1996

  • Canadian Science Writers Association, Honourable Mention for The Seventh Age, the Science of Growing Older
  • Canadian Nurses Association Award for Life Blood
  • Canadian Nurses Association International Health Reporting Award for Tuberculosis: Alive and Killing
  • Michael Smith Award for Science Promotion

1995

  • CBC Internal Awards: Listeners' Choice
  • Canadian Nurses Association Award for Unnecessary Risk
  • Canadian Nurses Association International Health Reporting Award for Vaccine Against Pregnancy

1994

  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for The Science of Love

1992

  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for Tales from the Grave, the Massacre of the Russian Royal Family
  • Canadian Nurses Association Award for Hands-on Healing: Fact or Fraud?

1991

  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for Tourette's Syndrome

1990

  • International Radio Festival of New York - Bronze Medal for Two Missing Hours
  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for Two Missing Hours
  • International Radio Festival of New York - Finalist Award for Yuppie Flu: A Special Report

1989

  • Canadian Association of Journalists - Best Investigative Report - Network Radio for The Race Science of Philippe Rushton
  • International Radio Festival of New York - Finalist Award for The Race Science of Philippe Rushton
  • International Radio Festival of New York - Finalist Award for The Lindy Chamberlain Case

1988

  • Canadian Science Writers Association - Honourable Mention for Cocaine: the thin white line between glamour and death

1987

  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for AIDS: A Report
  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for HIV 2: the Second AIDS Virus
  • Canadian Nurses Association Media Award for AIDS: A Report
  • Health Care Public Relations Association Hollobon Award for AIDS: A Report

1986

  • International Radio Festival of New York - Honourable Mention

1984
  • ACTRA Award for best writing in a Radio Documentary for The World After Nuclear War
  • U.S. National Psychology Association Award for Excellence in the Media for Alzheimers Disease: the Ongoing Funeral

1983

  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for Excellence in Science Writing
  • Science & Natural Resources Journalism Award for The World After Nuclear War
  • Canadian Science Writers Association Science Journalism Award for 30th Anniversary of the Discovery of DNA
  • U.S. Catholic Association of Broadcasters Gabriel Award for Stephen Hawking Profile

1982

  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award for Carbon Dioxide and Climate
  • Canadian Science Writers Association Award: Bell Northern Research Communication Award for The Ocean Ranger Disaster
  • Major Armstrong Certificate of Merit for The Arms Race

1981

  • Major Armstrong Honourable Mention for a magazine program

1979

  • Bell Northern Research Communication Award for best magazine program - Canadian Science Writers Association

1978

  • Bell Northern Research Communication Award for best magazine program - Canadian Science Writers Association