Research chairs at UVic

Research Chairs are world-class faculty whose positions are supported by targeted funding from a funding agency or benefactor.

Research Chair positions are used to attract and retain the best research talent from around the world. Research Chairholders advance the frontiers of knowledge in their fields through their research and teaching.

Canada Research Chairs (CRC)

Canada Research Chairs at UVic

Privately endowed research chairs

Endowed academic positions are established through the generosity of benefactors who understand the need to support research excellence while providing programs and special initiatives that promote enlightened inquiry and discourse with students.

Endowed positions attract distinguished scholars of international calibre and bring distinction to the individual holding the chair, the university and the benefactor.

Learn how you can support UVic’s research mission through an endowed position.