Researchers receive royal recognition | Mirage News

Two Western faculty members have received prestigious honours from the Royal Society of Canada.

Philosophy professor and chair Carolyn McLeod has been named a fellow of the society, and Earth Sciences professor Catherine Neish, a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

“Western is proud to see professors McLeod and Neish recognized by the Royal Society of Canada,” Western’s vice-president of research, Lesley Rigg said. “Their outstanding work reflects Western University’s excellence in research across many disciplines. We congratulate them on this honour and look forward to their continued contributions to advance knowledge that has tangible benefits for the citizens of London, Canada and the world.”

Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) are distinguishable Canadians from all branches of learning, who have made remarkable contributions in the arts, humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. There are currently more than…