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Dr. E. Dianne Looker, Professor Emerita, has been appointed to a three-year term on the governing council of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Alongside the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), SSHRC is a key federal research granting agency in Canada. Its Council is a vital governing body that establishes priorities and strategies for research funding.
Dr. Rob Raeside has been named theGeological Association of Canada (GAC®) ‘s 2021 J. Willis Ambrose Medalist.
Each year, the medal is presented to an individual who has demonstrated sustained commitment to Canada’s earth science community. Raeside, Department Head of the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, has been at Acadia for 39 years, and has tirelessly served the geoscience community at the regional and national levels. The medal recognizes his contributions to numerous organizations includingGeoscience Canada, the Geological Association of Canada, the Mineralogical Association of Canada, the Atlantic Geoscience Society, and more.