VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Research and Innovation Chairs

Canada Research Chairs

Dr. Timothy J. Green - (Tier 2) Canada Research Chair in Shellfish Health and Genomics and Professor in Fisheries and Aquaculture, Faculty of Science and Technology.

Dr. Amanda C. Wager - (Tier 2) Canada Research Chair Canada Research Chair in Community -Based Research and Professor in Education, Faculty of Education. 

Dr. Whitney Wood - (Tier 2) Canada Research Chair Canada Research Chair in the Historical Dimensions of Women's Health and Professor in History, Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Dr. Sean Sloan - (Tier 2) Canada Research Chair in the Human Dimensions of Sustainability and Resilience and Professor in Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences.

BC Regional Innovation Chairs

Danielle Alphonse - British Columbia Regional Innovation Chair in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development and Professor of Early Childhood Education.

Dr. Farhad Moghimehfar - British Columbia Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development

Michael Smith Health Research BC

Dr. Shannon Dames is a  Michael Smith Health Research BC Health Professional Investigator.

Dr. Sandy Shultz is a Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar.

Dr. Michael Asmussen is a Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar

 Dr. Sharon Karsten is a Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar

Jarislowsky Chair in Trust and Political Leadership

Dr. Michael MacKenzie is a Jarislowsky Chair in Trust and Political Leadership, Faculty of Social Sciences 

Vacant Research Chairs

British Columbia Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development

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