David Bradley, an archivist at Memorial University’s Maritime History Archive and a former president of the Newfoundland Historical Society, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Heritage Canada Foundation. Mr. Bradley is the founding and current chair of the Association of Heritage Industries and sits on the board of the Newfoundland Quarterly Foundation. Mr. Bradley was also closely involved with the creation and implementation of the Bonavista Historical Townscape Management Plan.
Dr. H. W. “Bud” Hulan, Biochemistry received the McGill University Macdonald Campus Distinguished Scientist and Alumnus Award on Oct. 20 in Montreal. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to academia, science and public service. Dr. Hulan was one of five “distinguished alumni” who have made significant contributions in their fields or to society.
Dr. Crystal MacLellan, a postdoctoral fellow, Division of BioMedical Sciences, received a Society for Neuroscience chapter postdoctoral trainee travel award. The award, which is given in a highly competitive international competition, allowed her to travel to the 37th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, held Nov. 3-7 in San Diego. Her abstract presentation was titled Long-Term Assessment of Enriched Environment and Stem Cell Transplantation after Cerebral Ischemia in Rats.
Anil Raheja, program manager of the Faculty of Engineering’s co-op education program and co-ordinator, has been named the president elect of the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE). CAFCE is the voice for post-secondary co-operative education in Canada. It is the accreditation body for co-op schools and a resource for educators, students and employers interested in co-op education.
Dr. Fereidoon Shahidi, university research professor in the Department of Biochemistry, has set a new record, according to ISI (Institute for Scientific Information; Thomson Scientific). Dr. Shahidi, who was the most published and seventh most highly-cited scientist in the world in the field of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science for the decade of 1996-2006, has broken his own record. He is now the fourth most highly cited in the world for the period of January 1997-August 2007. It is worth noting that Dr. Shahidi is the first Canadian ever to be cited in the top 10 in this field. Dr. Shahidi was the recipient of the 2007 Advancement of Application of Agricultural and Food Chemistry from the American Chemical Society for his outstanding contributions to the field and was Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology in 2006.