Philippe Fernandez-Fournier from the Avilés lab, discovered a new species of parasitic wasp while studying social spiders. Science Daily, CBC News, The Star Vancouver have more information on this news.
Bill Milsom received a B.C. Community Achievement Award in April 2018 for his decades of service to the UBC and Canadian scientific community, as well as his countless hours helping rescue and keep people safe on the north shore mountains.
President Obama awarded Nick Pyenson, PDF alumnus, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honour bestowed by the U.S. Government on scientists in the early stages of their research careers.