Lauren Farrell will be starting as a M.Sc student in Applied and Industrial Mathematics in the fall after completing her B.Sc in Mathematics at Mount Allison University with an honors project focusing on modeling the global monkeypox outbreak. She will continue her work in epidemiology in her Master with her research focusing on cholera.

Sherif Eneye Shuaib is a Ph.D. student at York University. He completed his Msc. in Applied Mathematics from the Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, in January 2020. He is currently working on modeling the impacts of environmental stressors on species distribution and abundance. His research interests include mathematical modeling, population dynamics, and infectious disease modeling. He has also worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Prince of Songkla University in parallel to his MSc. degree and as an Editor at the publication unit, Prince of Songkla University, Pattani Campus, Thailand.