Renowned mathematical ecologist Mark Lewis returns as Kennedy Chair

From predicting the spread of COVID-19 to protecting polar bears in the wake of climate change, mathematical biology is quickly becoming a vital tool for addressing world problems. During his 30 years in the field, Mark Lewis has been part of its explosive growth. Joining the University of Victoria in 2022 as the inaugural Gilbert and Betty Kennedy Chair in Mathematical Biology, Lewis is well-positioned to strengthen the discipline at UVic, while his numerous research projects continue to have extensive impacts around the world.

Srivastava on Web of Science Group list of Highly Cited Researchers

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Hari M. Srivastava for being named once again a Web of Science Group (Clarivate Analytics) Highly Cited Researcher for 2022. Very few researchers earn this distinction and Srivastava has been named seven times, having done so previously in 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. A Highly Cited Researcher has published multiple highly cited papers, defined as papers ranking in the top 1% by citation, considering both year and field of publication, during the last decade.

Zhang wins Michael Smith Health Research BC 2022 Scholar award

Congratulations to Xuekui Zhang has won a Michael Smith Health Research BC 2022 Scholar award. The Scholar Program supports early-career health researchers who are building leading-edge health research programs, training the next generation of scientists and expanding their potential to make significant contributions to their field.