Julie Bilodeau, MSc student supervised by Jules Blais and Vance Trudeau, has received the honours for her work on “Toxicokinetics and bioaccumulation of polycyclic aromatic compounds in wood frog tadpoles (Lithobates sylvaticus) exposed to Athabasca oil sands sediment”.
The Dr. Richard Playle Awards were established by the Aquatic Toxicity Workshop (ATW), the precursor to CEW, in memory of Dr. Richard Colin Playle, a Professor of Biology at Wilfrid Laurier University from 1992 to 2005, who was an enthusiastic supporter of ATW and whose original insight spawned what was essentially a new area of research in aquatic toxicology: Biotic Ligand Modeling.
The University of Ottawa established the annual Excellence in Education Prizes to recognize educators of exceptional quality, driven by their passion to advance and share knowledge. These leaders in university education are outstanding in the classroom, in the laboratory and in the field and have been recognized by students and peers alike.
TheFrank Rigler Awardis the highest honour given by the Society of Canadian Limnologists. It was first presented in 1984 to recognize and honor major achievements in the field of limnology by Canadians or those working in Canada. Emphasis in selection is given to established aquatic scientists with a proven record of contribution to the field of aquatic sciences, whose work is widely recognized for its influence and importance. The winner of this award will give an overview on their research during the plenary session of the annual meeting of SCL/CCFFR, and will receive complimentary registration at the meeting and a one-year membership with the Society.
The title of Distinguished University Professor is conferred on faculty members in recognition of exceptional scholarly achievement, pre-eminence in a field of knowledge and a solid teaching record. Congratulations!