Faculty of Science Research Chairs
Curiosity-driven and applied research are at the forefront of the Faculty’s activities. Several faculty members hold research and endowned chairs, strengthening McMaster’s reputation as one of Canada’s top research universities and building knowledge for our communities.
Canada Research Chairs
The Faculty currently holds 15 Canada Research Chairs, Government of Canada's funded research professorships designed to attract and retain some of the world's most accomplished and promising minds. Our Chairs span the spectrum of research from applications in mathematical analysis to aquatic studies in environment and health.
|Paul Ayers||Canada Research Chair in Theoretical Chemistry|
|Patrick Bennett||Canada Research Chair in Vision Science|
|John D Brennan||Canada Research Chair in Bioanalytical Chemistry|
|Walter Craig||Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Analysis and its Applications|
|Megumi Harada||Canada Research Chair in Equivariant Symplectic and Algebraic Geometry|
|Vladimir Ljubicic||Canada Research Chair in Neuromuscular Plasticity in Health and Disease|
|Paul McNicholas||Canada Research Chair in Computational Statistics|
|José Moran-Mirabal||Canada Research Chair in Micro- and Nanostructured Materials|
|Carmel Mothersill||Canada Research Chair in Radiobiology|
|Aimee Nelson||Canada Research Chair in Sensorimotor Control|
|Stuart Phillips||Canada Research Chair in Human Skeletal Muscle Health in Aging|
|Graham Scott||Canada Research Chair in Comparative and Environmental Physiology|
|James Michael Waddington||Canada Research Chair in Ecohydrology|
|Christine D. Wilson||Canada Research Chair in Extragalactic Star Formation|
Canada 150 Research Chair
The Canada 150 Research Chairs Program, created in celebtarion of Canada’s 150th anniversary, is aimed at enhancing Canada’s reputation as a global centre for science, research and innovation excellence.
|Jonathan Pruitt||Canada 150 Research Chair in Biological Dystopias|
Funded and Endowed Research Chairs
The Faculty also hosts a number of funded and endowed research chairs.
|Ian Hambleton||Mathematics & Statistics||Dr. F. Ronald Britton Professorship in Mathematics|
|Bruce Gaulin||Physics & Astronomy||Brockhouse Chair in the Physics of Materials|
|Janok Bhattacharya||Geography & Earth Sciences||Susan Cunningham Research Chair in Geology|
|Karen Kidd||Biology and Geography & Earth Sciences||Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health|
|Allison Williams||Geography & Earth Sciences||CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health|