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Awards & Recognitions

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

Martin Krkošek receives NSERC’s E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship

(Photo by Brian Summers)

A Canada Research Chair in population ecology, Krkošek sheds light on disease dynamics between wild and farmed salmon on Canada’s west coast. He collaborates with Indigenous communities, particularly with the Dzawada’enuxw and ‘Namgis First Nation, involving community members in his work.

“This award recognizes a collective effort of a community of students, collaborators, mentors and local peoples in the remote and unceded Kwakwakaʼwakw territory,” says Krkošek. “I am exceptionally fortunate for this village that raised me as a mathematical and field biologist.”

Krkošek’s “career and his vital research in this field are richly deserving of this support,” says Melanie Woodin, dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science – a sentiment echoed by Professor Stephen Wright, who won the Steacie Fellowship in 2015 and who is now EEB chair: “This stellar achievement reflects the importance of his work for both broad ecological understanding and for fisheries management.”

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 […]

Aneil Agrawal makes Science News’ Top 10

Science News is highlighting 10 early- and mid-career scientists on their way to widespread acclaim. Congratulations to Aneil Agrawal, Distinguished Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, for making the list.

Locke Rowe appointed Distinguished Professor

Congratulations to Locke Rowe on being appointed Distinguished Professor, effective July 1st. Locke joins a select group within the University of Toronto in receiving this appointment by the Provost. Locke adds […]