News archive - 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Biology Alum Kate Dawson is recognized with the Faculty of Science Young Alumni Award

Congratulations to Kate Dawson, BSc (2006) who was honoured at the Science Alumni Award reception in November, 2012.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Upper-Year Biology Senate Scholarships for 2012/2013

Congratulations goes to recipients of Upper Year Senate Scholarships for Biochemistry:

Thai, Henry              

Sentjens, Katherine

Chan, Amy               

Plakhomtnick, Jessica


The following three Biology students have been awarded Upper Year Biology Senate Scholarships:

Schmidt, Mandi Elizabeth

Brechun,Katherine Emily

Lien, Kelly

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Bruce Wyler Kelly Memorial Prize Fall 2012

Congratulations to the recipients of the Bruce Wyler Kelly Memorial Prize!

The Prize goes to a student in Biochemistry and a student in Biology with the highest standing at the end of Year Two. This year’s winners are:

Victor Li  from Biology (coop)

Jenna Collier from Biochemistry (coop)

Monday, October 29, 2012

The Biologist, Fall 2012 (Newsletter)

THE BIOLOGIST, FALL 2012 (PDF) Biology newsletter Fall 2012.pdf

Friday, October 26, 2012

39 years involved with topics ranging from botany to mycology and from histology to toxicology but his real passion was microbiology

By Cheryl Duxbury

As Ron Socha and I sit over coffee in my office and discuss his upcoming retirement, I find myself a little nostalgic at the thought of losing such a valued and dedicated member of our department. Ron will officially retire in December 2012 and he has witnessed many changes both within the department and at the University level.