World leader in the field of Numerical Relativity
Expert on ecology of ancient lakes, and river and lake pollution
Researched globular star clusters and popularized astronomy
First Canadian woman astrophysicist
Co-discovered a new class of infinite dimensional Lie Algebras, which are now called Kac-Moody algebras
Expert on superconductivity
First woman to earn Doctorate in Mathematics from Canadian university.
World authority on the genetics of Alzheimer disease
One of the first animal ecologists in the world and a world expert on lemmings
Mathematician; internationally recognized for his outstanding advances in unifying the mathematical fields of algebra and analysis
Researched BCG vaccine for tuberculosis, and infant leukemia
Quantum physics mathematician: constructed a number of quantum field theories
Biochemist; Discovered that the heart produces a hormone, the Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF)
Pioneered the idea of using fish eggs to study the effects of cancer causing substances on cell growth.
Famous Doctor Obstetrician
Developed a simplified method for detecting cervix cancer
Internationally renowned mathematician who, with his brother Peter, calculated the value of pi to a new world record.
Internationally recognized for her software for calculating atomic structure, and for research in atomic structure theory.
One of the world’s foremost authorities on bats
Internationally famous environmentalist and meteorologist
Famous for studying orca whales and proving the effects of sea lice from salmon farms on wild Pacific salmon numbers.
Studies regeneration of neurons in the brain and spinal chord
Invented mathematical bioeconomics
Designed Cobalt 60 units for treatment of cancer
A world leader in developmental biology
Elucidation of the physics of spin ices; theory of geometrically-frustrated magnetic materials and the spin ice ground state in pyrochlore magnets.
Acclaimed as the "Father of GIS," Tomlinson invented Geographic Information Systems as a way to analyze geographic data.
One of Canada's most prominent theoretical chemists, specializing in molecular structure and reactivity.
Mapped out the functional areas of the cerebral cortex
Developed mathematical theories of group representations and number theory
Contributed major ideas about the philosophy of biology and Darwinism
Contributed to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems
Medical physicist; Member of the team that developed the first Cobalt 60 units for cancer treatment
Discovered sex chromatin
Discoverer of Tutte’s Theorem
Applied the theory of Kolmogorov complexity
Father of modern geochemistry and global change
First President of the Canadian Space Agency
Contributed to the advancement of science in Canada
World's premier HIV/AIDS researcher
Pioneer in Psychosocial Oncology
Developed the gate-control theory of pain
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