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Pippa Lock recognized as a 3M National Teaching Fellow

Pippa Lock, Chemistry, is McMaster’s latest 3M National Teaching Fellow, awarded by 3M Canada and The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Lock was recognized for her work on fostering learning and engaging students in introductory Chemistry classes, where her classes are big on interaction, participation and explosions. The 3M fellowship is the only pan-Canadian, cross-disciplinary recognition of educational leadership and excellence in university teaching.




Henry Schwarcz elected AAAS Fellow

Henry Schwarcz, Geography & Earth Sciences, was honoured at the American Association for the Advancement of Science(AAAS) Fellows Forum on February 15, as one of the newest Fellows of the AAAS. The world’s largest scientific society elevated the professor emeritus to Fellow for his pioneering development and application of stable isotope analysis for environmental Earth sciences, geoarchaeology and the reconstruction of human history.



Paul Ayers wins prestigious Steacie Prize

Chemistry professor Paul Ayers has received the coveted Steacie Prize, widely recognized as Canada's most prestigious award for scientists and engineers under the age of 40. His work in theoretical chemistry has been widely recognized, earning him two medals from prominent world associations and a Steacie Fellowship. Ayers is the third McMaster researcher to receive the Steacie Prize, and the first since 1975.



Canadian Mathematical Society New President is Lia Bronsard

Congratulations to Lia Bronsard, Mathematics & Statistics, the newly elected president of the Canadian Mathematical Society. She will serve a four-year term, leading over more than 1,000 academic members from across the country.



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