Waterloo researchers named Canada Research Chairs

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Nine University of Waterloo researchers have been named new or renewing Canada Research Chairs (CRC).

They are among 259 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs across Canada announced today by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry as part of a Government of Canada investment of approximately $195 million. In August, three Waterloo researchers were named renewing Canada Research Chairs.

Sarah Burch

Sarah Burch

Geography and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment

Canada Research Chair in Sustainability Governance and Innovation

SSHRC Tier 2 (Renewal): $500,000 over five years

 

Catherine Burns

Catherine Burns

Systems Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Canada Research Chair in Human Factors in Healthcare Systems

CIHR Tier 1 (New): $1.4 million over seven years

 

Alana Cattapan

Alana Cattapan

Political Science, Faculty of Arts

Canada Research Chair in the Politics of Reproduction

SSHRC Tier 2 (New): $500,000 over five years

 

Monica Emelko

Monica Emelko

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Canada Research Chair in Water Science, Technology and Policy

NSERC Tier 1 (New): $1.4 million over seven years

 

Logan MacDonald

Logan MacDonald

Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts

Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Art

SSHRC Tier 2 (New): $500,000 over five years

 

Hannah Neufeld

Hannah Neufeld

School of Public Health and Healthy Systems, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Wellbeing and Food Environments

CIHR Tier 2 (New): $500,000 over five years

 

Luke Postle

Luke Postle

Combinatorics and Optimization, Faculty of Mathematics

Canada Research Chair in Graph Theory

NSERC Tier 2 (Renewal): $500,000 over five years

 

Michelle Rutty

Michelle Rutty

Faculty of Environment

Canada Research Chair in Tourism, Environment, and Sustainability

SSHRC Tier 2 (New): $500,000 over five years

 

Crystal Senko

Crystal Senko

Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Science

Canada Research Chair in Trapped ION Quantum Computing

NSERC Tier 2 (New): $500,000 over five years

 
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