Dr. Terry Peters named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)

September 7th 2017

Dr. Terry Peters is one of two Western Scholars who have been named among the new Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Together with Dr. Patrick Mahan from Visual Arts, Dr. Peters has been elected by his peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Election to the academies of the Royal Society of Canada is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences.

Founded in 1882, the RSC comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada. Its mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world. There are more than 2,000 Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field. The fellowship of the RSC comprises distinguished men and women from all branches of learning who have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. More on the story can be found on Western's website......