Dr. Blair Macdonald, a third-year diagnostic radiology resident, won the Radiological Society of North American 2001 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award for his research paper titled Predictive Value of Specific Microcalcification Signs in Mammography. Dr. Nancy Wadden was his supervisor on this project.
Dr. J. J. Sharp, Engineering, and Y.H. Lim have been awarded the 2001 Overseas Prize by the Institution of Civil Engineers for their paper, The Sarawak River Barrage Hydrotechnical and Geotechnical Aspects. The paper was written while Dr. Sharp was a visiting professor at the University of Malaysia, Sarawak, and was published in the Journal of Water and Maritime Engineering. Mr. Lim is currently a graduate student in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and is a member of the Civil Engineering Program in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Malaysia. The Institution of Civil Engineers is the oldest engineering institution in existence, having been founded in 1818. The Overseas Prize was first awarded in 1906.
Dr. Neil Bishop, Department of French and Spanish, was commended by the 2000-2001 British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA)/ British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT) Translation Competition for his translation of two French Canadian short stories, The Devil Knows and The Trickster Teacher. These two short stories were written by French Canadian author Robert Lalonde as part of his collection of short stories, Le vaste monde. Dr. Bishop has translated this entire collection into English under the title The Whole Wide World.