Karsten Liber awarded Distinguished Professorship

From the May 9, 2014 issue of On Campus News

Two senior researchers – one from the School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) and the other from the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School (JSGS) of Public Policy – have been awarded distinguished professorships at the University of Saskatchewan.

Peter Phillips from JSGS has a significant reputation for leading research in the area of global agri-food policy systems, including development of large multidisciplinary agri-food science research networks.

Karsten Liber of SENS, who is also director of the Toxicology Centre, received the professorship in recognition of his work in the area of metal bioavilability and toxicity in aquatic ecosystems.

The Distinguished Professorship Program was created to honour and celebrate outstanding achievement in research, scholarlyor artistic work by U of S faculty or emeriti. Phillips’ and Liber’s appointments as distinguished professors is effective July 1.