Jonathan Bengtson and Sylvie Grosjean Elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
September 6, 2023
Congratulations to Jonathan Bengtson and Sylvie Grosjean on being elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC)!
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced this week the 101 new Fellows “elected by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Recognition by the RSC for career achievement is the highest honour an individual can achieve in the Arts, Social Sciences and Sciences.”
Jonathan Bengtson is University Librarian at the University of Victoria and past-president of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL).
Jonathan Bengtson has been a library director in the UK, USA, and Canada over the past 25 years. He has helped develop innovative knowledge infrastructure that is transforming librarianship, open scholarship, and scholarly communication. Bengtson has extensive experience with digitization initiatives, helping to bring research collections to a global audience. He is founder of KULA: knowledge creation, dissemination, and preservation studies, and chair of the Canadian Coalition of Digital Heritage.
Sylvie Grosjean is a former acting director of the University of Ottawa’s School of Information Studies and International Francophonie Research Chair on Digital Health Technologies.
International Francophonie Research Chair on Digital Health Technologies, Sylvie Grosjean is internationally recognized for her innovations in communication and health, particularly in the context of Canadian and international francophonie issues. She developed a co-design approach that contributes to the development of patient- and family-need-focused technological innovations, and her work on the use of telemedicine is helping to improve remote medical care practices.
(Via Royal Society of Canada)