McGill CRCs awarded in the 2020-2022 Cycle and NFRF-Transformation Results

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Published: 12Jan2022

On January 12, the Federal Government announced more than $295 million for science, research, and engineering in Canada through the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) 2020-2 cycle, the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2020 Transformation results, and the Tri-agency Scholarships and Fellowships.

Read the full story on the McGill Newsroom or the McGill Reporter.

Below is a list of all CRCs awarded in the 2020-2022 Cycle and McGill Co-PIs and Collaborators NFRF-T 2021-2027:

List of McGill’s new and renewed 2020 CRCs:

  • Diana Allan, Canada Research Chair in Anthropology of Living Archives, SSHRC, Tier 2 (New)
  • Ignacio Cofone, Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence Law and Data Governance, SSHRC, Tier 2 (New)
  • Myriam Denov, Canada Research Chair in Children, Families, and Armed Conflict, SSHRC, Tier 1 (Renewal)
  • Noémie-Manuelle Dorval Courchesne, Canada Research Chair in Biologically-Derived Materials, NSERC, Tier 2 (New)
  • Yaell Emerich, Canada Research Chair in Transsystemic Property Law and Sustainable Communities, SSHRC, Tier 1 (New)
  • Ichiro Fujinaga, Canada Research Chair in Music Information Retrieval, SSHRC, Tier 1 (New)
  • Eric Galbraith, Canada Research Chair in Human-Earth System Dynamics, NSERC, Tier 1 (New)
  • Ahmad Haidar, Canada Research Chair in Artificial Pancreas Systems, CIHR, Tier 2 (Renewal)
  • Dennis Jensen, Canada Research Chair in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology, CIHR, Tier 2 (Renewal)
  • Susan Kahn, Canada Research Chair in Venous Thromboembolism, CIHR, Tier 1 (Renewal)
  • Nicole Yee Key Li-Jessen, Canada Research Chair in Personalized Medicine of Upper Airway Health and Diseases (Renewal)
  • Sara Mahshid, Canada Research Chair in Nano-Biosensing Devices, CIHR, Tier 2 (New)
  • Damiano Pasini, Canada Research Chair in Mechanical Metamaterials, NSERC, Tier 1 (New)
  • Selena Sagan, Canada Research Chair in RNA Biology and Viral Infections, CIHR, Tier 2 (Renewal)
  • David Theodore, Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Health, and Computation, SSHRC, Tier 2 (Renewal)
  • Ian Watson, Canada Research Chair in Functional Genomics of Melanoma, CIHR, Tier 2 (Renewal)
  • Stephanie Weber, Canada Research Chair in Spatial Organization of Living Systems, CIHR, Tier 2 (New)

List of NFRF-T collaborators:

  • BIOSCAN: Tracing the Patterns of Life on a Changing Planet, University of Guelph

    Paul Hebert – Nominated Principal Investigator
    University of Guelph, Integrative Biology Canada
    Director and Canada Research Chair
    Centre for Biodiversity Genomics
    Melania Cristescu – Co-Principal Investigator
    Associate Professor, Department of Biology, McGill University
    Andrew Gonzalez – Co-Principal Investigator
    Professor, Department of Biology, McGill University

 

  • Protection of Metallic Surfaces from Bulk to Nano Through Molecular-level Innovation, Queen’s University

    Cathleen Crudden – Nominated Principal Investigator
    Professor, Chemistry Canada, Queen’s University
    Janine Mauzeroll – Co-Principal Investigator
    Professor, Department of Chemistry, McGill University

 

  • Mend the Gap: A Transformative Biomaterials Platform for Spinal Cord Repair
    The University of British Columbia

    John Madden – Nominated Principal Investigator
    Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of British Columbia
    Alyson Fournier – Co-Principal Investigator
    Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University

 

  • Biodiversity Conservation and the Health and Well-being of Indigenous Peoples (Ărramăt), University of Alberta
    Brenda Parlee – Nominated Principal Investigator
    Professor, Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta
    Murray Humphries – Co-Principal Investigator
    Full Professor, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University
    Director, Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition and Environment (CINE)
    Treena Delormier – Co-Applicant
    Associate Professor, School of Human Nutrition, McGill University,
    Hugo Melgar-Quinonez – Co-Applicant
    Associate Professor, School of Human Nutrition, McGill University

 

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