OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 -- The Royal Society of Canada has awarded 28 prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals. This distinction is an expression of appreciation for significant contributions to scholarship, arts and science, as well as the invaluable services rendered to one's peers and one's community.
The Society held an open nomination process, and a large number of nominations were received for scholars, artists and scientists whose achievements in service to the RSC, and in service to scholarship and the arts in Canada, have been remarkable.
A large number of the medals were awarded in collaboration with Institutional Member universities of the RSC.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. This commemorative medal has been presented over the last year to 60 000 deserving Canadians to celebrate significant contributions and achievements.
The names of the recipients follow.
BELOSEVIC, Miodrag (Mike) - Department of Biological Sciences, University ofAlbertaBEUGNOT, Bernard - Departement d'etudes francaises, Universite de MontrealBONIN, Bernard - Ecole nationale d'administration publiqueBOULAD-AYOUB, Josiane - Departement de philosophie, Universite du Quebec aMontrealBRODIE, Janine - Department of Political Science, University of AlbertaDAVIES, Gwendolyn - English and School of Graduate Studies, University ofNew BrunswickDEMERS, Patricia - Department of English, University of AlbertaGRACE, Sherrill - Department of English, The University of British ColumbiaHANSSON, Carolyn - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering,University of WaterlooHRUDEY, Steve - Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of AlbertaKOLB, Bryan - Department of Neuroscience, University of LethbridgeLOCKWOOD, David - Institute for Microstructural Sciences, National ResearchCouncil CanadaMAHEU, Louis - Departement de sociologie, Universite de MontrealMAJOR, Robert - Departement de francais, University of OttawaMARTIN, Peter - Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University ofTorontoMCDANIEL, Susan - Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy,University of LethbridgeMCGARRY, John - Department of Political Studies, Queen's UniversityMCLEAN, Alexander - Department of Materials Science and Engineering,University of TorontoMUSSIVAND, Tofy - Cardiovascular Devices Division, University of OttawaRACHUBINSKI, Richard - Department of Cell Biology, University of AlbertaREID, John - Department of History, Saint Mary's UniversityREMPEL, Garry - Department of Chemical Engineering, University of WaterlooROOTS, Betty - Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of TorontoSAINT-PIERRE, Celine - Departement de sociologie, Universite du Quebec aMontrealSMITH, Daniel - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,University of AlbertaSOKOLOWSKI, Marla - Department of Biology, University of TorontoWU, Ke - Department of Electrical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique deMontrealYOUNG, R. Paul - Office of the Vice-President, Research, University ofToronto
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