The federal government announced a new round of Canada Research Chairs this morning. The University of Alberta has one new CRC, one advancement from Tier 2 to Tier 1 and five renewals. These chairs are worth $7.1 million in federal funding.
Gavin Renwick in the Faculty of Arts has been named the Canada Research Chair in Design Studies. Carole Estabrooks in Nursing advances to Tier 1. The renewals are: Uwe Hacke and Randy Weselake, Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences; Steven Kuznicki, Engineering; and Simonetta Sipione and Jim Smiley, Medicine & Dentistry.
The University of Alberta congratulates our new and continuing faculty members who have received these prestigious appointments.