Chelsea Rochman recognized with President’s Impact Award
For her globally recognized work on plastic pollution that informs government policy, inspires youth and builds research capacity, Chelsea Rochman has received the President’s Impact Award.
Professor Rochman conducts research in the Canadian Arctic, Toronto watersheds, the Great Lakes and at Northwestern Ontario’s Experimental Lakes Area – and has served as a scientific adviser to the UN, the G7 and the federal government.
‘My success is in my students’ achievements.’ Colleagues and students of University Professor Marie-Josée Fortinhave heard her say this, and it reflects the commitment to graduate student mentoring that’s led to her […]
Congratulations Dr. Katja Kasimatis on winning the Dobzhansky Prize! The prize is awarded annually to recognize the outstanding research accomplishments and future promise of a young evolutionary biologist. Dr. Kasimatis is […]
Peter Abrams Prize: The prize celebrates the sustained research excellence of senior PhD students. Winners: Sean Anderson (Weir Lab) & Julia Kreiner (Stinchcombe & Wright Labs) Harold H. Harvey Award:This […]
Last week we held the 2021 EEB Undergraduate Research Fair virtually over Zoom. For those of you who were able to attend, we hope you enjoyed hearing from the student […]
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 […]
Congratulations Professor Frederickson! Megan Frederickson has been promoted to Full Professor as of July 1, 2021. This promotion reflects Megan’s stellar accomplishments as an outstanding researcher, mentor and teacher.
A Big Congratulations to our former students: Rebecca T. Batstone, Ken A. Thompson and Tess N. Grainger. The American Society of Naturalists annually selects outstanding young scientists doing integrative research in […]
For her globally recognized work on plastic pollution that informs government policy, inspires youth and builds research capacity, Chelsea Rochman has received the President’s Impact Award. “I became a scientist because I […]
Congratulations to Spencer Barrett, University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, for being awarded the prestigious Darwin-Wallace Medal by the Linnean Society of London for 2020. The […]
Associate Professor, Marc Johnson was awarded the prestigious E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship. Presented annually to up to six early-stage academic researchers, the fellowship offers $250,000 over two years to help […]