Founder of modern structural geology; Canada’s most eminent geologist prior to 1950
Studies regeneration of neurons in the brain and spinal chord
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...
Designed the supergun, the GC-45 howitzer; Aerophysicist, artillery designer and ballistics expert
Father of the study of human coprolites
Vertebrate palaeontologist who recognized and described the oldest known ancestor of all reptiles birds and mammals; the origins of terrestrial vertebrates, the origin of various amphibians such as...
Inventor of the artificial cell
Pioneered surgical technique of cardiomyoplasty for failing hearts
Ecologist who changed scientific understanding of natural and man-made ecosystems and their interactions
One of the world's leading number theorists, working on Hilbert's 12th problem.
Authority on the flow properties of molten polymers; their measurement and use in polymer science and plastics engineering
Pioneered the synthesis of organic molecules
Endocrinologist; developed a method for testing infants for hypothyroidism
World's foremost expert on the study of white dwarf stars
Researched BCG vaccine for tuberculosis, and infant leukemia
Neurologist and leader in developing new tools for diagnosis and treatments for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Pioneer in the field of thermal plasma systems.
Developed the first and still most widely used blood test for certain types of cancer
Cloned the Nramp gene and the mdr gene
Noted for studies on electrical activity in human and animal brains
Developed steel alloys that don’t crack in the cold of Canada’s far north
First President of the Canadian Space Agency
Contributed to the advancement of science in Canada
Endocrinologist who won the 2007 King Faisal Prize for developing a steroid hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
World expert in asbestos chemistry and methods to make asbestos safer
Improved the resolution of radioautography
Developed early theories of computer vision and artificial intelligence
Founded the famous Montreal Botanical Gardens
Developed the gate-control theory of pain
Best-known physician in the English-speaking world around 1900
Mapped out the functional areas of the cerebral cortex
Pioneer of toxicology in Canada
Research on computer vision
Climatologiste: The first Canadian scientist to successfully perform a simulation of the atmosphere’s general circulation using a computer model.
Discovered importance of vitamin D in children’s skeletal disease of rickets
Co-discoverer of convertases, enzymes that cleave proteins to create biologically active chemicals such as hormones
World-famous pioneer and popularizer of research on biological stress in human individuals and groups
Pioneer in human genetics
Researcher into the genetic basis of muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis
Cancer researcher, whose work is leading to the creation of new anti-cancer treatments
World expert on superconductivity
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