CHELSEA ROCHMAN: CAROLYN TUOHY IMPACT ON PUBLIC POLICY AWARD.
A pioneer in microplastic pollution research, Chelsea Rochman informs policies, builds research capacity and inspires youth to take action. Assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, she is a world-recognized leader regularly featured in the global media. She serves as a scientific advisor to the G7 and the European Union, and she co-founded the U of T Trash Team where dozens of U of T undergraduate and graduate students who work to increase waste literacy. Read Rochman’s citation.