U of A scientists win top honours. Dr. Dick Peter gets 2006 Fry Medal from Canadian Society of Zoologists and Dr. David Schindler receives American award the 2006 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.
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ITEM:1TITLE: Dr. Richard Peter, Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #200 2006 Fry Medal, Canadian Society of Zoologists
SYNOPSIS: The University of Alberta is home to two brilliant researchers who have made outstanding contributions to our understanding of the natural world. And this spring, both have been recognized with prestigious awards for their work. First off, the Canadian Society of Zoologists has given its top honour to fish endrocrinologist Dr. Dick Peter.
ITEM:2TITLE: Dr. David Schindler, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Ecology, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #200 2006 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
SYNOPSIS: In April, water ecologist Dr. David Schindler travelled to Beverly Hills to pick up $100,000 dollars and the 2006 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, the top environmental award in the United States.