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Meet Dr. Lesli Tari, recipient of the Faculty of Science Alumni Award 2017

January 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Leslie Tari was working comfortably as an Assistant Professor in the University of Calgary’s Department of Biological Sciences 15 years ago when he got the call that would change the trajectory of his career.

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Meet Dr. Karl Tibelius, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Karl Tibelius has had the chance to see the world of research from both sides. He started his career in the lab as an active microbiology researcher alongside graduate students and other collaborators. Now as the Vice President of Genomics Programs for Genome Canada, a not-for-profit organization funded by the Government of Canada, he facilitates research funding support, contributing to policies and program design.

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Meet Dr. Melanie Martin, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Martin has become a visionary physicist who has pioneered the development of microscopic MRI techniques, applying them to the physiological changes in living tissues – work that has the potential to speed up and improve the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Schizophrenia.

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Meet Charles (Chuck) Loewen, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 19, 2017 — 
Chuck Loewen always knew he would start his own business one day. He just didn’t expect it to happen so quickly – or so successfully.

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Meet Dr. David Bellhouse, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 19, 2017 — 
It wasn’t exactly luck that led Dr. David Bellhouse to discover a love for the history of statistics – but the lottery did play a large part in it.

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Meet Dr. Murray Humphries, recipient of the Faculty of Science Alumni Award 2017

January 18, 2017 — 
Dr. Humphries, one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of Environmental Physiology.

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Meet Dr. Hersh Shefrin, recipient of the Faculty of Science Honoured Alumni Award 2017

January 18, 2017 — 
Hersh Shefrin is an expert on why people behave as they do. His writings spearheaded the development of two distinct subfields, behavioural economics and behavioural finance, which blend economics, finance, mathematics, and psychology.

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Brant News: Wilfrid Laurier University appoints new president and vice-chancellor

January 16, 2017 — 
Alumna Deborah MacLatchy earned her PhD in zoology in 1991

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Faculty and alumni appointed to Order of Canada

January 3, 2017 — 
Gov. Gen. David Johnston recently announced new appointments to the Order of Canada

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CBC: What ‘enormous’ wetland loss is costing Manitoba

January 3, 2017 — 
"A lot of people still haven't been convinced that wetlands are valuable," says University of Manitoba ecologist Gordon Goldsborough

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