Electric Cars of the Future
Pavlos Kanaroglou, Geography & Earth Sciences and Canada Research Chair in Spatial Analysis, recently received $1.8 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to explore the social costs and benefits of electric mobility in Canada. The $2.4 million project, with partners including Ford Motor Company of Canada, Burlington Hydro Inc., Electric Mobility Canada, the Canadian Automotive Association and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, will help manufacturers better design and market electric vehicles that respond to the needs and wants of consumers.
Christine Wilson named Fellow of the Royal Society
The Faculty of Science congratulates Christine Wilson, Physics & Astronomy, on being elected to the Royal Society of Canada. Christine is a world expert on the structure and evolution of star formation within galaxies. Election to the academies of the Royal Society of Canada is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the Arts, Humanities and Sciences in Canada.