I'm very happy to announce that PhD student Michele Bianchi was named a Vanier Scholar. He received a 4 year Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarship for his research here at the University of Calgary!
Valued at $50,000 and funded by the Canadian government, the Vanier CGS is one of Canada’s most prestigious graduate awards and is given on the basis of academic excellence, research potential and leadership. This year, 11 University of Calgary students have been awarded the Vanier CGS — the most in a single year, tying with the university’s 2014 record.
As a result Michele and his research were profiled in UToday. Here is a link to the article: