entomology, insects, forensics, crime
Past Chair, Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies and key scientist in the current discussion on the ethical and social policy implications of genetic knowledge.
One of the first female geologists allowed to work in the field by the Geological Survey of Canada and only the second woman to work as a geologist. The first was Alice Wilson.
Expert in the field of polychaete taxonomy
Geomatics Engineer and world expert in the research and development of satellite navigation tools using GPS
Medical physicist; Member of the team that developed the first Cobalt 60 units for cancer treatment
World’s foremost authority on orangutans
Expert in congenital birth defects specializing in dwarfism and other genetic factors affecting children's growth.
Co-discovered photodynamic anti-cancer and ophthalmology drugs, co-founder of the company QLT Inc.
Talented algebraist whose vigorous career in mathematics was cut short by cancer.
Contributed to mineral and petroleum geology, encouraged women to pursue career in science
Biologist: Invented mathematical ecology
Internationally recognized expert in computational fluid dynamics,
Canada's first female head of a university engineering department
An internationally respected authority in the field of bioelectromagnetics
Discoverer of key role that hyaluronic acid plays in cell migration, and mechanisms that start and stop cancer growth.
First Canadian woman astrophysicist
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