Scott Hinch has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in the Life Science Division.
This award recognizes Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field.
Scott is recognized alongside eight other UBC faculty members who have been announced by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) as Fellows and as Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Congratulations to all fellows!
About Scott Hinch
Scott Hinch is an international renowned scientist and award-winning educator who uniquely integrates physiology, ecology, behaviour, genomics, and social sciences in the study and conservation of Pacific salmon. His pioneering work combining large-scale telemetry tracking with biopsy sampling has transformed our understanding of how climate change, fisheries, and land/water management affects sustainability of salmon populations. His collaborations and leadership with social scientists, stakeholders, and First Nations have benefitted fisheries management.
About the Royal Society of Canada
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.