Researching the theory of elementary particles, condensed matter and cosmology
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.
Fisheries scientist; discovered the effect of acid rain on fish and demonstrated climate cycles in Canada’s lakes and oceans.
Internationally recognized pioneer in integrated pest management and the application of biological techniques to pest control.
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
Top Canadian molecular biologist studying the genetics of fish populations
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
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.
One of the finest metallurgical engineers of the twentieth century.
Designed and developed electronic filters
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
Geomatics Engineer and world expert in the research and development of satellite navigation tools using GPS
One of the first animal ecologists in the world and a world expert on lemmings
World leader in the field of Numerical Relativity
One of Canada’s leading authorities in Quaternary and environmental earth sciences
Invented mathematical bioeconomics
Pioneered the hot-water recovery process for extracting oil from tar sands.
Developed Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Spectroscopy
Discovered and named the protein calcitonin, for use in the treatment of bone disease
Lipid-based drug delivery systems
Soil scientist internationally recognized for his work on the effects of livestock grazing on rangeland soils, soil chemistry, and soil organic matter
The father of canola: a plant breeder who transformed rapeseed into an edible oilseed crop success story
Medical physicist; Member of the team that developed the first Cobalt 60 units for cancer treatment
Quantum physics mathematician: constructed a number of quantum field theories
Psychiatrist, leader in brain research and in the causes and treatments of clinical depression
One of the world's foremost experts on the molecular understanding of the ways bacteria infect their hosts
World’s foremost authority on orangutans
Expert on rogue waves and ocean tides
Wildlife biology and environmental design
Expert in congenital birth defects specializing in dwarfism and other genetic factors affecting children's growth.
Applied microchip technology to chemical analysis
Physicist and cosmologist: Wrote the first logically precise theory for the simplicity of black holes (1967)
Spectroscopist who combines physics and chemistry to help understand the dynamic characteristics of molecules
Pioneered the measurements of gas-phase ion-molecule equilibria using mass spectrometry
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