Founder of modern structural geology; Canada’s most eminent geologist prior to 1950
Researching the theory of elementary particles, condensed matter and cosmology
Studies regeneration of neurons in the brain and spinal chord
Expert in laser and plasma physics
World leader in field of catalytic organic chemistry
Discovered catalytic RNA, for which he won the Nobel Prize in 1989
Research in condensed matter physics
Mathematician; internationally recognized for his outstanding advances in unifying the mathematical fields of algebra and analysis
One of Canada’s most distinguished neuroscientists, who studies mechanisms of synaptic transmission
International authority in veterinary virology and immunology
One of Canada's most prominent theoretical chemists, specializing in molecular structure and reactivity.
Developer of Mössbauer spectroscopy
Successfully isolated insulin and received the Nobel Prize
Discovered sex chromatin
Pioneer and international leader researching acid rain, arctic air pollution, ozone depletion and climate change.
Fisheries scientist; discovered the effect of acid rain on fish and demonstrated climate cycles in Canada’s lakes and oceans.
Leading researcher in the application of Density Functional Theory to molecules, changing a fundamental way in which molecules are described.
Internationally recognized pioneer in integrated pest management and the application of biological techniques to pest control.
Worked with the deaf, inventor.
Top Canadian molecular biologist studying the genetics of fish populations
Co-discoverer of insulin
Immunologist; international authority on mucosal immunity.
Identified a new species of ancient human, “Peking Man”
A pioneer in the field of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance who is now applying his expertise to the study of biological membranes.
Studies in photochemistry and the photodegradation of pollutants
Theoretical studies of the cosmic background radiation and dark energy, and lead theoretician on the Boomerang experiment.
Internationally renowned mathematician who, with his brother Peter, calculated the value of pi to a new world record.
Internationally renowned mathematician who, with his brother Jonathan, calculated the value of pi to a new world record.
A founding father of experimental petrology.
Co-Inventor of the Charge Coupled Device for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics
Discovered quantum computing techniques that employ quantum entanglement to advance communications and cryptography into the Age of Entanglement. The invention of quantum cryptography and quantum...
One of the finest metallurgical engineers of the twentieth century.
Won the Nobel Prize in 1994 for designing the Triple-Axis Neutron Spectroscope and his use of it to investigate Condensed Matter
Designed and developed electronic filters
Designed the supergun, the GC-45 howitzer; Aerophysicist, artillery designer and ballistics expert
Researched magnetic excitations and structures of solids and liquids; first to observe the "Haldane Gap", thereby confirming a previously controversial theory in quantum magnetism.
Father of the study of human coprolites
Neurologist who first used synthetic dopamine to treat Parkinson's disease.
One of Canada's foremost soil scientists; made dryland farming more productive, profitable and sustainable
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