2015 Lucille Wert Scholarship Announced

Siu Hong Yu has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Lucille M. Wert Student Scholarship. The award is for $1500 to “help persons with an interest in the fields of chemistry and information Image to pursue graduate study in library, information, or computer science.”

Siu holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Waterloo and an M.S. in organic chemistry from the University of Alberta. He is currently pursuing an MLIS from Western University, London, Ontario. 

Siu is currently applying skills and knowledge from his chemistry background to study issues and challenges related to advancing scientific education and scientific literacy in the context of an academic library environment. He is interested in citizen science and in science education for the general public and has been an active volunteer in public libraries and in science fairs.

Andrea Twiss-Brooks, Chair, CINF Awards Committee