Communicating the news was Professor Ron Peterson of Queens University, who wrote, "It is with great pleasure that I say to you that you have been selected to receive the Young Scientist Award of the Mineralogical Association of Canada for 2015. This award is given to a young scientist who has made a significant international research contribution in a promising start to a scientific career. The areas of research considered are any or all of those covered by the Mineralogical Association of Canada. "
Gordon thanked the local nominating committee, which was led by Professor Roberta Flemming.
Read more about Gordon's double honours at Western Science.