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Order of Canada

Ursula Martius Franklin, C.C., O.Ont., Ph.D., LL.D, F.R.S.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Ursula Martius Franklin, C.C., O.Ont., Ph.D., LL.D, F.R.S.C. C.C. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada October 21, 1992 April 21, 1993
Professor emeritus of metallurgy and materials science at the University of Toronto, she is a particularly appropriate role model for women preparing for non-traditional careers. A respected scientist concerned with a broad range of issues, she remains an inspiration to those working in the areas of education, science, engineering and environmental awareness. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada December 14, 1981 April 21, 1982
The pioneering work of this researcher in experimental physics, born in Berlin, has applied its research techniques to the study of archaeology. Her success has led to the establishment of a graduate course at the University of Toronto, where she is a professor of Metallurgy and Materials Science. A Quaker, she has been prominent in the promotion of peace, international understanding, the role of women and the "conserver society".
 
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