Robert Smith, Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, is the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for successfully using pop culture to showcase the power of mathematical modeling of infectious diseases, sparking the interest of mathematical and non-mathematical audiences worldwide. Read the press release.
uOttawa doctorial candidate Seungmin Leo Lee says one of the things he likes best about the university’s graduate science programs is the opportunity to develop as a diversified scientist with interdisciplinary skills.
Lee wasn’t always this hooked on the science of rocks. He was charting an academic path in biochemistry until an undergraduate geology elective changed his outlook. Today, he is happily pursuing his research under the supervision of Dr. Keiko Hattori, a professor of geochemistry and mineral deposits in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Read the full article.
Adam Oliver Brown is featured as a musician on Richard Reed Parry's new album that was released on September 21. Richard is a multiple award winning artist (Grammy, Juno, Polaris prizes) and a core member of the internationally-acclaimed rock band Arcade Fire.