Ron Thomson , linguist, Department of Applied Linguistics: For someone learning English for the first time, the difference between the pronunciations of “hit” and “heat” may be very subtle and for some, almost undistinguishable. Read more .
Andrew McDonald , historian, Department of History: When Andrew McDonald and his colleague Angus Somerville attended a conference on medieval research in Kalamazoo, they got a very pleasant surprise: the companion publication to the book they co-authored earlier – The Viking Age: A Reader – was the talk of the town. Read more.
Cathy van Ingen , physical cultural studies scholar, Department of Kinesiology: 1991 was a historic year for women who, for more than a century before, had donned padded gloves to duke it out in bars: amateur women’s boxing became legal. Read more .
Glenn Tattersall , biologist, Department of Biology: If an animal lives in a different environment from where it was raised, can its physiology adapt to that new environment, and if so, how quickly does that happen? Read more .
Marilyn Rose , Canadian literature specialist, Department of English Language & Literature: Have you ever read a novel where the characters were so real, so likeable, that you couldn’t help but wince when something tragic happened to them or cheer when they scored a victory? Read more .
Maxim Voronov , associate professor of strategic management, Goodman School of Business and Fellow, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI): Read more .
Sheila Bennett , professor of education, Department of Teacher Education: Read more .
Antonia Mantonakis , consumer psychologist, Department of Marketing, International Business & Strategy (MIBS); fellow, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI): Read more.
Tamari Kitossa , sociologist, Department of Sociology: Read more.
Mary Breunig , environmental educator, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies: Read more.
Elizabeth Sauer , English literary scholar, Department of English and Language and Literature: Read more.
Michael J. Armstrong , operations management associate professor, Goodman School of Business: Read more.
Tomas Hudlicky , chemist, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Biocatalysis, Department of Chemistry: Read more .
Tony Volk , developmental psychologist, Department of Child and Youth Studies: Read more .
Kendra Coulter , labour studies professor, Faculty of Social Sciences: Read more .
Charles Conteh , political scientist, Faculty of Social Sciences: Read more .
Ejaz Ahmed , statistician, Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Science: Read more .
Thad Harroun , physicist, Department of Physics: Read more.
Debbie Inglis , biochemist, director, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI): Read more.
John Hay , pediatric exercise medicine specialist, Department of Community Health Sciences: Read more.
Jennifer Good , communication expert, Faculty of Social Sciences: Read more.
Voula Marinos, criminologist, Department of Child and Youth Studies: Read more .
Joyce Mgombelo , mathematics educator, Department of Teacher Education: Read more .
Martin Tammemagi , epidemiologist, Department of Community Health Sciences: Read More.
Bareket Falk , exercise physiologist, Department of Kinesiology: Read more.
M ariek Schmidt , volcanologist and igneous petrologist, Department of Earth Sciences: Read more.
David Fancy , scholar-artist, Department of Dramatic Arts: Read more.
Kevin Kee , Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities, digital historian, Centre for Digital Humanities: Read more .
Janet Conway , Canada Research Chair in Social Justice, political scientist, Department of Sociology: Read more .
Paul Zelisko , organic chemist, Department of Chemistry: Read more .
Stephen Cheung , Canada Research Chair in Environmental Ergonomics, ergonomist, Department of Kinesiology: Read more .
Joe Norris , education dramatist, Department of Dramatic Arts: Read more .
Diane Dupont , environmental economist, Department of Economics: Read more .
Lisa Barrow , business consultant, Goodman School of Business: Read more .
Ana Sanchez , medical microbiologist, Department of Community Health Sciences: Read more .
Thomas Farrell , linguist and chair, Department of Applied Linguistics: Read more .
Jim Willwerth , staff viticulturist, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute: Read more .