Canada Research Chairs


The Canada Research Chairs program supports and attracts the world’s best researchers in the fields of engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities and social sciences. In addition to conducting research that improves our depth of knowledge and quality of life, chair holders also train the next generation of leaders in their fields through student supervision and teaching.

Dalhousie University is home to an incredibly talented group of chair holders who are are playing a critical role in positioning our university as a leader in research.

Megan Bailey
Canada Research Chair in Integrated Ocean and Coastal Governance (Tier 2)
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David Barclay 
Canada Research Chair in Ocean Technology Systems (Tier 2)
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Erin Bertrand 
Canada Research Chair in Marine Microbial Proteomics (Tier 2)
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Carolyn Buchwald
Canada Research Chair in Ocean Chemistry (Tier 2)
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Christine Chambers 
Canada Research Chair in Children’s Pain (Tier 1)
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Rachel Chang 
Canada Research Chair in Atmospheric Science (Tier 2)
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Aldo Chircop
Canada Research Chair in Maritime Law and Policy (Tier 1)
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Stefanie Colombo
Canada Research Chair in Aquaculture Nutrition (Tier 2)
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Jeff Dahn
Canada Research Chair in Battery and Fuel Cell Materials (Tier 1)
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Zoe Finkel
Canada Research Chair in Marine Microbial Macroecology (Tier 1)
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Karen Foster 
Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Rural Futures for Atlantic Canada (Tier 2)
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John Frampton
Canada Research Chair in Cellular, Biomaterial and Matrix Interaction (Tier 2)
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Javeria Hashmi
Canada Research Chair in Pain (Tier 2)
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Lam Ho 
Canada Research Chair in Stochastic Modelling (Tier 2)
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Rob Jamieson 
Canada Research Chair in Cold Regions Ecological Engineering (Tier 2)
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David Kelvin
Canada Research Chair in Translational Vaccinology and Inflammation (Tier 1)
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Morgan Langille 
Canada Research Chair in Human Microbiomics (Tier 2)
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Julie LaRoche
Canada Research Chair in Marine Microbial Genomics and Biogeochemistry (Tier 1)
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Aaron MacNeil 
Canada Research Chair in Fisheries Ecology (Tier 2)
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Catherine Mah
Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations (Tier 2)
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Debbie Martin 
Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples’ Health and Well-Being (Tier 2)
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Stan Matwin
Canada Research Chair in Visual Text Analytics (Tier 1)
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Sandra Meier
Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychopathology and Youth Mental Health (Tier 2)
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Fernando Paulovich
Canada Research Chair in Data Visualization (Tier 2)
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Christopher Richardson 
Canada Research Chair in Viral Vaccinology and Therapeutics (Tier 1)
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Andrew Roger 
Canada Research Chair in Comparative Genomics and Evolutionary Bioinformatics (Tier 1)
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Pedram Sadeghian
Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Infrastructure (Tier 2)
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Sherry Stewart 
Canada Research Chair in Addiction and Mental Health (Tier 1)
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Rudolf Uher 
Canada Research Chair in Early Intervention in Psychiatry (Tier 2)
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Michael Ungar
Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience (Tier 1)
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Johan E. Van Limbergen
Canada Research Chair in Translational Microbiomics (Tier 2)
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David VanderZwaag
Canada Research Chair in Ocean Law and Governance (Tier 1)
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David Waisman
Canada Research Chair in Cancer Research (Tier 1)
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Jerry White 
Canada Research Chair in European Studies (Tier 2)
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Josef Zwanziger
Canada Research Chair in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Materials (Tier 1)
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