Miriam L. Diamond, a professor cross-appointed between the Department of Earth Sciences and the School of the Environment, is a leading international expert on environmental chemical contaminants, internationally recognized for ground-breaking work uncovering sources and pathways for exposure to persistent organic pollutants. Her research has helped to confirm serious threats to ecosystems and human health. Her work plays a significant role in engaging the public and informing policy development to address the control and elimination of toxic and persistent chemical pollutants.
"I'm delighted and honoured to be joining the Royal Society of Canada as a Fellow. This important recognition is shared with my many students and collaborators, all of whom have worked for environmental protection through science and action."