Researchers renewed as Canada Research Chairs

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Researchers renewed as Canada Research Chairs

Published on March 19 2013


Two Brock researchers are included in this year's line-up of Canada Research Chair holders, announced by the federal government March 15.

Environmental physiologist Stephen Cheung and political scientist Janet Conway are getting their positions renewed. Cheung is the Canada Research Chair in Environmental Ergonomics while Conway is the Canada Research Chair in Social Justice.

"Our government is committed to attracting and retaining the world's best and brightest researchers, supporting innovation, creating jobs, and strengthening our economy," said Gary Goodyear, minister of state (science and technology).

"By investing in programs, such as the Canada Research Chairs, we are fostering cutting-edge research and the generation of new innovations for the marketplace, for the benefit of Canadians," he said.

Read the story in the Brock News