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Awards & Recognitions

Congratulations to all of our award-winning EEB graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty.

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.

She is also the winner of this year’s Carolyn Tuohy Impact on Public Policy Award, presented jointly as part of the President’s Impact Awards and the Awards of Excellence


Rachel Germain wins George Mercer Award

Rachel Germain has received the Ecological Society of America’s George Mercer Award for 2018 recognizing an outstanding, recently-published, ecological research paper by a young scientist.  Rachel’s paper selected to receive this honour […]

Congratulations to Vanessa Lundsgaard-Nielsen

Vanessa and Tzvi Aviv are the winners of the recent Syngenta AI Challenge. Their work provides a novel mathematical model addressing issues regarding performance and viability of seed varieties. Congratulations […]

Professor Njal Rollinson wins CSEE Early Career Award

Congratulations to Njal Rollinson in being selected as a 2016 Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) Early Career Award recipient.  The CSEE Early Career Awards recognize outstanding accomplishments and promising future research potential […]