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Canada Research Chairs

Canada Research Chairs Program By helping Canadian universities and their affiliated research institutes and hospitals become world-class centres of research and research training, the Chairs Program contributes to enhancing Canada's competitiveness in the global, knowledge-based economy, improving Canadians' health, and enriching our social and cultural life.

The Chairs Program also seeks to: strengthen research excellence in Canada and increase Canada's research capacity by attracting and retaining the best researchers improve the training of highly qualified personnel through research improve universities' capacity to generate and apply new knowledge promote the best possible use of research resources through strategic institutional planning, and through collaboration among institutions and between sectors

Meet our Chairs:

​Available Chair Positions:

  • Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Environmental Studies/Sciences - Closed
  • Tier II Canada Research Chair in Agronomy Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems - Closed

Standard Operating Procedures for Chairs: