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New Canada 150 Research Chairs Program

  • June 23, 2017
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In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Government of Canada has invested $117.6 million dollars in the 2017 Budget.  The new Canada 150 Research Chairs Program aims to enhance Canada’s reputation as a global centre for science, research and innovation excellence.

Key Objectives:

  • strengthen Canada’s research capacity through the recruitment and retention of top-tier, internationally based scholars and researchers;
  • enhance Canada’s reputation as a global centre for science, research and innovation excellence;
  • improve universities’ capacity to generate and apply new knowledge; and
  • improve the training and development of highly qualified research personnel.

Deadlines:    August 18, 2017 – Registration

                        September 15, 2017 – Full Applications