Mike Walsh Elected to Royal Society of Canada

The Libin Institute‘s Dr. Michael (Mike) Walsh, AHFMR Scientist and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Vascular Smooth Muscle Research, has just been elected to the Royal Society of Canada, the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada (RSC).  He, along with five others from the University of Calgary, will join a select 42 colleagues from the university who are already fellows with the RSC.  They will be officially inducted in the nation’s capital at an awards dinner on November 28th 2009.

“I was delighted, and felt privileged and honoured to be invited to join this elite group of Canadians,” says Dr. Michael Walsh of his election to the RSC.

Read what else Dr. Walsh had to say – click here.

The Royal Society of Canada, the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada, having been founded in 1882 by then Governor General the Right Honorable Sir John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquess of Lorne, 9th Duke of Argyll.  It is the oldest association of scientists and scholars in Canada and recognized as the most prestigious academic body in the nation.

Congrats Dr. Walsh!

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