October 2016
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This autumn note ushers in a lot of good news. First, I would like to congratulate our outgoing President, Professor Graham Bell, on his nomination to the Royal Society of London, a remarkable honour offered to very few foreign nationals. In addition, our first two female Presidents of the RSC, Patricia Demers and Yolande Grise, were both appointed to the Order of Canada, a well-deserved honour. I must also above all offer my sincerest congratulations to our newly elected President-Elect, Professor Chad Gaffield.  Read the Message from the President.
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In order to emphasize and celebrate the diversity of scholarly contributions throughout Canada during our country's 150th birthday, Institutional Members are being invited to submit up to four (4) NEW nominations for this cycle
only.

Nominations must be submitted to Marie-Lyne Renaud at nominations@rsc-src.ca
by December 1, 2016 at 8h00pm EST.

For those wishing to update CV's and Key Contributions, the deadline is November 1, 2016.







Registration for the 2016 AGM closes next Monday, October 17.
To register for the various events, to book your shuttle and to reserve a table for the Gala, please click here.  
 
We have negotiated preferred rates with the Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel and the Residence Inn Marriott. To take advantage of our preferred rates, please book your hotel by October 17, 2016. 
 





The RSC has recently announced the 2016 new Fellows and Award Winners, as well as the 2016 Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. To view a complete list of the Society's new Members and to read their citations, please visit the RSC's website.




The Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada has elected Dr. Chad Gaffield of the University of Ottawa as its President-Elect. The RSC also has elected Presidents-Elect of its three Academies as well as a President-Elect of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. For more information on these new Society leaders, please visit the RSC website.




Bacon & Eggheads presents a talk on Thursday October 27, 2016 " The great biodiversity challenge: Conserving nature through a century of unprecedented change" with Dr. Jeremy Kerr, University of Ottawa.
  
The website for the CCA Board of Governors Notice of Opportunity is now live. To apply, please click here.