Ottawa, ON – The Canada Research Chairs Program has released the names of the most recently appointed Canada Research Chairs. These 123 top researchers, whose nominations were submitted by 38 Canadian universities in December 2007, include 18 new Canada Research Chairs, 104 Chairs whose mandates have been renewed, and one who has been advanced from a Tier 2 to a Tier 1 Chair. For a complete list of all 123 chairholders, visit www.chairs.gc.ca/sept2008recipients.pdf.
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will support research infrastructure related to 25 Canada Research Chair projects associated with this announcement. For a list of CFI infrastructure contributions, visit http://www.innovation.ca/media/index.cfm?websiteid=558.