Andrea Wishart is the grand prize winner in the fourth annual University of Saskatchewan Images of Research competition.
The picture entitled “A Squirrel in the Hand is Worth the Whole World” was judged the best of the 86 entries form across five colleges, three schools and two research centres.
The biology doctoral student was depicting a critical event in her long-term squirrel monitoring project–“ear tag” day for a North American red squirrel pup. The tag alllows researchers the ability to track key moments in the animal’s life.
Other winners include post-doctoral fellow in soil science Steven Mamet in the Community and Impact category, Doctoral student Katelyn Luff won for Research in Action.
Dentistry student Lindsay Aspen won in the More Than Meets the Eye category, Mark Ferguson won in the “From the Field category and the Best Description winner was Zita A. Seshie, a PhD candidate in sociology.