Canada Research Chairs announced

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Today the Canada Research Chairs Program announced 253 newly awarded or renewed chairholders. The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to congratulate all recipients – our full release can be found here.

Globally recognized, the Canada Research Chairs program has established Canada as a world leader in research across disciplines. Here at CFHSS, we have had the pleasure of working with several chairholders as part of our Big Thinking lecture series. Below you will find presentations from some of our Big Thinking speakers whose chairs were renewed today: Ratana Chuenpagdee, Benoît Dupont and Michael R. Byers.

As the titles below indicate, the CRC program funds a wide variety of research. This important program highlights the ways in which innovative research impacts our diverse society and ever-changing world.

Check out our Big Thinking lectures:
Ratana Chuenpagdee, along with Andrew Weaver, Noorjehan Johnson, and Ian Mauro:
How Do We Build Resilient Communities in the Face of Climate Change?” May 31, 2011

Benoit Dupont:
Between Militarization and Litigiousness: Canada’s policy choices in the fight against cybecrime“, December 9, 2010

Michael Byers:
“Contested Sovereignty: Who Owns the Arctic”, March 12, 2009; and
Afghanistan: Have we reached our national tipping point?” October 5, 2006


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