UNB, USask, York announce new research chairs


Several universities have recently announced new research chairs. The University of New Brunswick has launched The Lockheed Martin Research Chair in Additive Manufacturing, which will be held by Dr Hamed Asgari for a five-year term. In this role, Asgari will research 3D-metal printing for marine applications. The chair leverages earlier funding provided by Lockheed Martin, as well as funding from the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. The University of Saskatchewan has announced the new Strategic Research Program Chair in Spring Wheat and Canaryseed Breeding and Genetics, which will be held by Dr Adam Carter. York University named fifteen researchers as York Research Chairs, as part of an internal program that mirrors the Canada Research Chairs program. The research chairs will fill the role for a five-year term and will receive institutional support as they embark on projects.

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