Life’s work for Suzanne Simard is researching how trees in forests communicate with each other

By Michael John Lo
Victoria Times Colonist
June 8, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Suzanne Simard

Suzanne Simard says she’s too involved in her work to pay much attention to the awards and accolades that keep coming her way. “I’m so busy, I don’t really have time to think about it very much.” Among her many honours, the forestry ecologist was recently named to Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2024. But she said it was still a “pleasant surprise” when Royal Roads University announced that she would be the recipient of an honorary doctorate of laws during this year’s spring convocation on Friday, June 14. …Royal Roads honorary doctorate recipients have demonstrated visionary leadership and have had a positive effect on society on a national or international scope. Recipients can be nominated any member of the university community and are selected by a committee.

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