Canada Research Chairs equity, diversity & inclusion requirements

The Government of Canada and Canada Research Chairs Program are committed to excellence in research and research training to benefit Canadians. Achieving more equitable, diverse and inclusive research enterprises is essential.

Royal Roads University participates and receives funding through the Canada Research Chairs Program and follows the CRCP requirements for equity, diversity and inclusion.

This page fulfils the public accountability and transparency requirements for the Canada Research Chairs Program.

In effect September 25, 2017; updated August 10, 2023

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Current research chairs at Royal Roads

Royal Roads University currently has six Canada Research Chair allocations. The chairs are held by:

Dr. Jaigris Hodson, CRC in Digital Communication for the Public Interest
Term start: 2020-07-01
Term end: 2025-06-30

Dr. Julie MacArthur, CRC in Reimagining Capitalism
Term start: 2021-01-01
Term end: 2026-12-31

Dr. Robert Newell, CRC in Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainability 
Term start: 2022-07-01
Term end: 2027-06-30

Dr. Ash Prasad, CRC in Critical Management Studies
Term start: 2016-12-01
Renewed: 2021-12-01
Term end: 2026-11-30

Dr. Tracy Smith-Carrier, CRC in Advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Term Start: 2021-09-01
Term End: 2026-08-31

Dr. George Veletsianos, CRC in Innovative Learning and Technology
Term start: 2013-09-01
Renewed: 2018-09-01
Term end: 2024-08-31

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