McGill receives three Canada Excellence Research Chairs
The results of the 2022 Canada Excellence Research Chairs competition were announced this morning at Simon Fraser University by the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Ted Hewitt, President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and Chair of the Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat Steering Committee.
Among the thirty-four new Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC), three are recruited to McGill. Darcy Wagner joins the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Lung Regenerative Medicine. Jason Hessels joins the Faculty of Science as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Transient Astrophysics. Dana Small joins the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Metabolism and the Brain.