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Tomas Hudlicky , chemist, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Biocatalysis, Department of Chemistry: Chemist Tomas Hudlicky and his international team of scientists are on the front line of a growing trend in research: connecting the university laboratory with the laboratory of industry. Read more .
Tony Volk , developmental psychologist, Department of Child and Youth Studies: Why do bullies bully? It’s a basic question that haunts developmental psychologist Tony Volk, especially as horrific incidences continue to make headlines across the country. Read more .
Kendra Coulter , labour studies professor, Faculty of Social Sciences: The scene was devastating: some 400 workers dead and scores more trapped in the rubble of a Bangladeshi clothing factory that police ordered evacuated only one day before. When labour studies professor Kendra Coulter saw the unfolding coverage of the April 24 tragedy, she remembered a startling finding by the Workers’ Rights Consortium.Read more .
Charles Conteh , political scientist, Faculty of Social Sciences: For political scientist Charles Conteh, cities were once upon a time “afterthoughts” of a strong central government or “creatures of provinces.” But no longer: cities and regions are now the drivers of economic growth in a dramatically shifting world economy. Read more .
Ejaz Ahmed , statistician, Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Science: It’s all around us, influencing public opinion, interpreting medical test results, even telling politicians where to put their election campaign money. It’s statistics, a passion that drives statistician Ejaz Ahmed to make sure that the humble number is given its dues in the research community and in society. Read more .