**NEW** Undergraduate Students NSERC USRA Summer 2022, applications due February 18, 2022.
Congratulations to Dr Paul McNicholas who has received the John L. Synge Award from the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his outstanding research in the mathematical sciences. The award was established in honour of one of the first mathematicians in Canada to obtain international recognition through research, and is endowed by friends of J.L. Synge, society Fellows, the McLean Foundation and Synge’s daughter, Cathleen Synge Morawetz, FRSC. Dr McNicholas, whose research is focused on the development, implementation and application of statistical methods, is the Canada Research Chair in Computational Statistics, director of the MacDATA Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Classification.
Congratulations to Dr Balakrishnan who has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Dr Balakrishnan is recognised for being a world leader in Distribution Theory, Ordered Data Analysis, Reliability Analysis and Applied Probability. He is particularly known for his pioneering contributions to a wide range of areas in Applied Sciences and Engineering, through introduction of sophisticated models, development of efficient inferential methods and novel applications, and for his seminal books on theory and applications of Statistics and co-editing of the Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences.
Congratulations to David Earn who has been appointed as Faculty of Science Resarch Chair in Mathematical Epidemiology. The Science Research Chairs program seeks to recognize excellence in research among our colleagues and provide a research stipend to help support the Chairs’ research programs.