CivMin PhD candidate Alia Galal wins Excellence Award in Canada Safest Employers Awards

Portrait of Alia Galal.

Alia Galal, a PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Matt Roorda, has won an Excellence Award in the 2023 Canada Safest Employers Awards (CSEAs) Competition, organized by the Occupational Health and Safety Magazine.  

Galal’s award falls under the Minerva Rising Star of the Year Award Category of the CSEAs, which is specifically dedicated to full-time post-secondary students from Canadian universities or colleges in undergraduate, graduate, or co-op programs as well as employees with two or less years of work experience since graduation.

For the 13th year, the annual CSEAs is the leading independent awards program in the profession of occupational health and safety. The awards recognize health and safety professionals and companies for their outstanding achievements, leadership, and innovation over the past 12 months. The list of awards and awardees can be found here: 

More information about Canada’s Safest Employers Awards can be found here: