Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs Program invests approximately $265 million per year ($5M per year at the University) to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. Chairholders aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

Currently, the University of Guelph Canada Research Chairs chairholders are:

Tier 1​

  • Emma Allen-Vercoe
    • Human Gut Microbiome Function and Host, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Susan Brown
    • Collaborative Digital Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Aicheng Chen
    • Electrochemistry and Nanoscience, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Monique Deveaux
    • Ethics and Global Social Change, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Evan Fraser
    • Global Food Security, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Paul Hebert
    • Molecular Biodiversity, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Alejandro Marangoni
    • Food, Health and Aging, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Manjusri Misra
    • Sustainable Biocomposites and Nano-Enhanced Biobased Materials, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Barbara Morrongiello
    • Child & Youth Injury Prevention, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Carl Svensson
    • Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Rare Isotope Physics, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Chris Whitfield
    • Microbial Cell Biology, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Tier 2

  • Kim Anderson
    • Indigenous Relationships, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Christine Baes
    • Livestock Genomics, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Aaron Berg
    • Hydrology and Remote Sensing, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Ali Dehghantanha
    • Cyber Security and Threat Intelligence, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Trevor DeVries
    • Dairy Cattle Behaviour and Welfare, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Kari Dunfield
    • Environmental Microbiology of Agro-Ecosystems, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Amy Greer
    • Population Disease Modelling, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Nina Jones
    • Eukaryotic Cellular Signalling, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Heather Murphy
    • One Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Carla Rice
    • Care, Gender and Relationships, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Mike Rogers
    • Food Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Sharada Srinivasan
    • Gender, Justice and Development, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Graham Taylor
    • Machine Learning, Natural Sciences and Engineering

Learn more about the University of Guelph’s management of CRC allocations.