Awards & Recognitions

Locke Rowe named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

“The University of Toronto congratulates its newest Royal Society of Canada fellows on their achievement and looks forward to the outstanding work they will continue to produce as members of the national academy,” says Vivek Goel, vice-president, research and innovation, and strategic partnerships.

“These 10 researchers, representing a wide array of disciplines, are contributing to new knowledge, insights and innovations that impact the lives of Canadians and people around the world.”

Founded in the 1880s, the Royal Society of Canada recognizes scholars and their work in order to help them build a better future in Canada and around the world.
Fellows have made remarkable contributions in the arts, humanities and sciences and will be mobilized to contribute knowledge, understanding, and insight through engagement with the Canadian public.

They are nominated and elected by their Royal Society of Canada peers.
U of T’s 10 new fellows will join over 370 Royal Society of Canada fellows from U of T, and more than 2,000 active fellows overall.

Locke Rowe is an internationally leading evolutionary biologist. He is recognized for his ground breaking studies on the ecology and evolution of animal life cycles, and the evolutionary divergence of the sexes. Prof. Rowe’s influence results from original insights, critical tests of theory, and new syntheses.