2011/12 Top Student Awards from Department

22 Jun 2012 - 2:10pm

GGR BA – Fred Besik

GGR BSc – Darcie McNeill

GGR GIS – Alexander Tong

ENV BA – Darcie McNeill

ENV BSc – Stephanie Pugliese

Best Thesis – Farah Syed

Most Involved – Melissa Perri

CAG Award – Fred Besik

Csillag award recipient – Jahnvi Pathak

Top two Awards from Canadian Soil Science Society to our Grad students

8 Jun 2012 - 2:52pm

Great news from the Canadian Soil Science Society meeting in Quebec City. The society awards 3 student oral awards and Michael Preston and Michael McTavish earned the top two awards. Both are supervised by Professor Nate Basiliko.

1st Michael Preston "Microbial community structure and decomposition processes in peat soils of the James Bay Lowlands, Canada"

2nd Michael McTavish"Environmental factors influencing the immigration behaviour and dispersal of the invasive earthworm Lumbricus terrestris"

Congratulations to both.

Best Master's Paper Presentation Award

6 Jun 2012 - 9:48am

Maria Mukhtar (Supervisors: Dana Wilson/Kathi Wilson) received the "best Master's paper presentation" award from the Geography of Health and Health Care study group at this year's annual CAG meeting for her presentation entitled "Promoting Successful Integration among Newcomers: Examining the Role of Settlement Services Providers in the Peel Region".