Dal launches University Research Chair program


Dalhousie University has launched its new University Research Chair program in order to attract leading scholars in an increasingly competitive global market. The program has two categories: Emerging Scholars”early career academics with the potential for international recognition in the next ten years” and Established Scholars academic who have achieved international recognition in their fields. “The scholars attracted through this program will serve as catalysts, drawing new faculty and student talent, forging global collaborations, and igniting the formation of dynamic hubs for research within Dalhousie,” said Dal VP Research and Innovation Dr Alice Aiken. The program launch includes the launch of four new chairs in the faculties of Health, Medicine, Computer Science and Agriculture.