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Canada Research Chair News Archive

Dr. Zahra Moussavi, named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women, speaks at the Empowering Women session

Research and International

Canada Research Chair announcement highlights neurodegenerative dementia research program

November 17, 2022 — 
UM researcher Dr. Zahra Moussavi announced as Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Tier 1.

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Mother looks at her new born baby.

Donor Relations

UM global public health research partnership contributes to saving mothers and newborns in India

April 26, 2022 — 
Transformational investment supports partnership of UM researchers and government of Uttar Pradesh, India to improve survival for mothers and babies.

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Dr. Rotimi Aluko in the lab

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Meet Rotimi Aluko, Canada Research Chair in Bioactive Peptides

January 30, 2022 — 
Food chemist will work to advance human nutrition research

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Samar Safi Harb is one of three Canadian astronomers whose research teams are part of an international science working group that launched a satellite into space last week

Faculty of Science

It’s a very exciting time to be in astrophysics at UM

January 28, 2022 — 
Samar Safi-Harb is on the hunt for the biggest bangs since the “big bang.” She has just been named a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme Astrophysics by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Safi-Harb is the first woman to be appointed a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair position in UM’s Faculty of Science.

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Samar Safi-Harb

Three new Canada Research Chairs

January 12, 2022 — 
Chairs in nutrition, health economics and extreme astrophysics

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Chris Moskal and Diana Craig, second year medical students

Top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
A year to remember or a year to forget? The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines across the globe, including here at the University of Manitoba, but there was always light behind the dark clouds. Positive stories shone through.

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Research and International

Meet Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, the new UM Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Population Data Analytics and Data Duration.

December 16, 2020 — 
Improving outcomes for maternal and child health

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Research and International

Meet Galen Wright, the new UM Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Neurogenomics.

December 16, 2020 — 
Using DNA repair pathways and genomics to understand brain function

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Research and International

Meet Terry Klassen, the new Canada Research Chair in Clinical Trials.

December 16, 2020 — 
Testing new treatments to improve the health of children and families

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Research and International

Meet Robert Mizzi, the new UM Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Queer, Community and Diversity Education.

December 16, 2020 — 
Advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in education

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