Inducted into Order of Canada
By Communications Staff
December 15, 2003
Western Chemistry professor
Michael Bancroft was inducted as an Officer of the Order of Canada
by Governor General Adrienne Clarkson at a ceremony in Rideau Hall
in Ottawa Dec. 12.
Bancroft was honoured for his work promoting use of synchrotron radiation in research. He is an internationally renowned researcher in applications of spectroscopy to inorganic chemistry and a leader in synchrotron radiation research and the creation of Canada's first synchrotron facility in Saskatchewan.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and has won many national and international awards to recognize the importance of his work and its fundamental industrial applications. He was the recipient of the Hellmuth Prize in 1999, Western's top award for research excellence.
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