Ontario Research Chairs

Ontario Research Chairs are prestigious Ontario university research professorships, created to drive provincial research and develop excellence, to create world-class centres of research and to enhance Ontario’s competitiveness in Canada’s knowledge-based economy.

Ontario Research Chairs

Here is a list of the Chairs, their universities, and the current Chair holders:

Chairs in Public Policy

  • Chair in Educational Achievement and At-Risk Youth, McMaster University – Dr. Karen Robson, PhD Applied Social and Economic Research
  • Chair in Bioethics, Queen’s University – Dr. Udo Schüklenk, PhD Philosophy/Bioethics
  • Chair in Health Policy and System Design, University of Toronto – Dr. Gregory Marchildon, PhD Economic History
  • Chair in Biomarkers in Disease Management, University of Toronto – Dr. Andrew Emili, PhD Economics
  • Chair in Postsecondary Education Policy and Measurement, University of Toronto – Dr. Glen Jones, PhD Higher Education –
  • Chair in Public Policy for Sustainable Energy Management, University of Waterloo – Dr. Jatin Nathwani, PhD Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
  • Chair in Cross-Border Transportation, University of Windsor – Dr. William Anderson, PhD Geography
  • Chair in Economics and Cross Cultural Studies, York University – Dr. Douglas Cumming, Phd Economics and Finance

Chairs in Environmental Science

  • Chair in Renewable Energy Technologies and Health, University of Waterloo – Dr. Siva Sivoththaman
  • Chair in Green Chemistry and Engineering, Queen’s University – Dr. Michael Cunningham, PhD Chemical Engineering
  • Chair in Green Chemistry and Engineering, Trent University – Dr. Suresh Narine, PhD Food Science/Materials Physics

Chair in Métis Research

  • Chair in Métis Research, University of Ottawa – Dr. Brenda Macdougall, PhD Native Studies

Chair in Health Human Resources

  • Chair in Health Human Resources, McMaster University – Dr. Arthur Sweetman, PhD Economics

Periodically, the Research Chairs gather for public conversations with key collaborators including government policy makers, business leaders, think tank researchers, knowledge brokers, funders and journalists.

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