Pioneered the physics of ancient archeological materials
Mathematician; internationally recognized for his outstanding advances in unifying the mathematical fields of algebra and analysis
Biochemist; Discovered that the heart produces a hormone, the Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF)
Internationally renowned mathematician who, with his brother Peter, calculated the value of pi to a new world record.
Pathologist. Developed a classification system for congenital heart diseases
Expert on rogue waves and ocean tides
Won the Nobel prize in chemistry for studying electron transfer reactions
Invented mathematical bioeconomics
The father of canola: a plant breeder who transformed rapeseed into an edible oilseed crop success story
Famous for studying orca whales and proving the effects of sea lice from salmon farms on wild Pacific salmon numbers.
Geneticist and science communicator: famous as popularizer of science and ecological issues
Mapped out the functional areas of the cerebral cortex
Canada’s first female nuclear physicist
Contributed major ideas about the philosophy of biology and Darwinism
Elucidation of the physics of spin ices; theory of geometrically-frustrated magnetic materials and the spin ice ground state in pyrochlore magnets.
Developed mathematical theories of group representations and number theory
First to synthesize sucrose and many blood chemistry compounds
Discoverer of Tutte’s Theorem
Applied the theory of Kolmogorov complexity
World authority on the genetics of Alzheimer disease
Studies regeneration of neurons in the brain and spinal chord
Designed Cobalt 60 units for treatment of cancer
First woman geologist in Canada, expert in paleozoic formations
Father of modern geochemistry and global change
Internationally famous environmentalist and meteorologist
One of the world’s foremost authorities on bats
One of Canada's most prominent theoretical chemists, specializing in molecular structure and reactivity.
Medical physicist; Member of the team that developed the first Cobalt 60 units for cancer treatment
Pioneered the idea of using fish eggs to study the effects of cancer causing substances on cell growth.
Discovered sex chromatin
Contributed to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems
A world leader in developmental biology
Developed the first and still most widely used blood test for certain types of cancer
Co-designed the first commercially available electron microscope in North America
Wildlife biology and environmental design
Internationally recognized for her software for calculating atomic structure, and for research in atomic structure theory.
Acclaimed as the "Father of GIS," Tomlinson invented Geographic Information Systems as a way to analyze geographic data.
Long term study over forty years of the Serenegeti, creating a detailed picture of one of the world's oldest relatively intact ecosystems.
Famous Doctor Obstetrician
Developed a simplified method for detecting cervix cancer
Neurologist and leader in developing new tools for diagnosis and treatments for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
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