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Alison Fraser


  • Women of Waterloo Region Award (2012).

  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (North America) Award for Exemplary Service (2013).

  • Laurentian Chapter of Society of Environmental Science and Toxicology Outstanding Service Award (2016).


Fraser, A.J., Cahill, T.M., Lasenby, D.C., Mackay, D., and Milford, L. 2005. The Role of Cannibalism and Contaminant Source on Bioaccumulation in Aquatic Food Webs. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24(4): 909-915. 


Fraser, A.J., Burkow, I.C., Wolkers, H., and Mackay, D. 2002. Modelling Biomagnification and Metabolism of Contaminants in Harp Seals of the Barents Sea. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 21(1): 55-61. 


MacLeod, M., Fraser, A.J., and Mackay, D. 2002. Evaluating and Expressing the Propagation of Uncertainty in Chemical Fate and Bioaccumulation Models. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 21(4): 700-709. 

Mackay, D., and Fraser, A. 2000. Bioaccumulation of Persistent Organic Chemicals: Mechanisms and Models. Environmental Pollution 110: 375-391. 


Volunteer Experience

  • Founder of Mom2Mom Africa – not for profit organization working to support the educational needs of students in Tanzania.

  • Volunteer with the City of Cambridge Environmental Advisory Committee (2016 - present).

  • Volunteer with Cambridge Roadrunners Girls Hockey Association

  • Active member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (North American and Laurentian Chapters).


  • M.Sc., Environmental Science, Trent University, 2002. Dean’s Honour List. 

    • Thesis: Modelling the Bioaccumulation of Organic Chemicals in Linked Aquatic-Terrestrial Foodwebs, under the supervision of Dr. Don Mackay of the Canadian Environmental Modelling Centre. 

  • B.Sc., Honours, Environmental Science, University of Guelph, 1998. Deans Honour List.

    • Research Project: Quantifying the Toxicity of Chloroacetic Acids to the Duckweed, Lemna gibba, under the supervision of Dr. Paul Sibley and Dr. Keith Solomon of the Centre for Toxicology.

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