The Royal Society of Canada Elects Chad Gaffield as President-Elect

The Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada has elected Dr. Chad Gaffield of the University of Ottawa as its President-Elect.

“Dr. Gaffield is an eminent historian – having won the Tyrrell Medal of the RSC in 2004 – and his inclusive vision for the Society arrives at a moment of great opportunity for the Fellowship, the Academies and the College,” said RSC President Maryse Lassonde.

“I feel honoured and optimistic to have this wonderful opportunity to contribute at this historic time” said Dr. Gaffield.

Dr. Gaffield will assume his role as President-Elect during the Annual General Meeting of the RSC on the weekend of November 17-19, 2016 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Kingston, Ontario.