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UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 4 | Apr. 7, 2005


UBC Political Science professor Ken Carty is among the latest four recipients of the prestigious Peter Wall Distinguished Scholar in Residence award.

Carty, who recently served as the director of research for the Citizen’s Assembly on Electoral Reform, has co-authored the summary study volume of the Canadian Democratic Audit.

Other recipients, selected for their excellence in interdisciplinary research, include Philosophy professor Dominic Lopes, Geography professor Olav Slaymaker and psychology professor Lawrence Ward.

UBC Dean of Applied Science Michael Isaacson has received the Julian C. Smith Medal from the Engineering Institute of Canada.

Founded in 1939 by a group of senior members to perpetuate the name of a Past President of the Institute, the Julian C. Smith Medal is awarded for “Achievement in the Development of Canada.”

Isaacson, a professor of civil engineering, was honoured in an award ceremony held last month in Ottawa.

The Campus Advisory Board on Student Development has announced winners for its 2004/05 UBC Student Development Awards.

The Margaret Fulton Award went to Chad Hyson, Regina Lyakhovetska and Dr. Neil Guppy. The International Relations Program won the Alfred Scow Award for an undergraduate program or development and the Peter Larkin Award went to The Ts`´kel Graduate Studies.

Engineers Without Boarders and the Learning Exchange Trek Program were awarded the Helen McCrae Award for AMS/GSS/UBC Student Service.

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