Making math matter

As an associate professor and director of the Queen’s Outreach Centre, Lynda Colgan is a woman who wears many hats. Not only does she work with Queen’s undergraduate and graduate students, but she also pursues her passion for teaching children and families about math.

It was this pursuit that ultimately earned Dr. Colgan the Partners in Research National Mathematics Ambassador Award. This honour recognizes the outstanding contribution for Canadians in the field of mathematics.

“I don’t take awards like these lightly, and I attribute the recognition to the many unique opportunities that have enabled me to do what I love in many diverse contexts with varied audiences,” says Dr. Colgan.

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