Atlantic Canadian recipients of Canada Research Chairs NSERC Funding October 2012

Announced: October 12, 2012
http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/media-medias/releases-communiques/2012/october-octobre-eng.aspx

Five researchers from Atlantic Canadian universities were awarded NSERC grants in the latest round of Canada Research Chairs funding:

Kimberley C. Hall
Canada Research Chair in Ultrafast Science
Dalhousie University
Tier 2
$500,000 (Renewal)

Nelson O’Driscoll
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Biogeochemistry
Acadia University
Tier 2
$500,000 (Renewal)

Lev Tarasov
Canada Research Chair in Glacial Dynamics Modelling
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Tier 2
$500,000 (Renewal)

Robert Thacker
Canada Research Chair in Astronomy
Saint Mary’s University
Tier 2
$500,000 (Renewal)

Ying Zheng
Canada Research Chair in Chemical Process and Catalysis
University of New Brunswick
Tier 2
$500,000 (New)