Killam Fellowships

Killam Research Fellowships

Time to pursue groundbreaking research

The fellowships support outstanding scholars (normally full professors at Canadian universities and research institutes) to carry out their groundbreaking projects in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering and interdisciplinary studies within these fields. The fellowships are awarded to individuals, but the funds are paid to and administered by the Canadian university or research institute that employs them.

A fellowship provides 2 years of release time

valued at

$70,000 per year

2017 Recipients

Roberto Abraham

Roberto Abraham

Natural Sciences

University of Toronto

Probing the Low Surface Universe with Dragonfly

Deborah Cook

Deborah Cook

Health Sciences

McMaster University

Modifying the Microbiome in Critical Illness: The Potential of Probiotics

Eric Helleiner

Eric Helleiner

Social Sciences

University of Waterloo

Globalizing the Classical Foundations of International Political Economy

Dominic McIver Lopes

Dominic McIver Lopes

Humanities

University of British Columbia

Being for Beauty: Aesthetic Agency and Value

Louis Taillefer

Louis Taillefer

Natural Sciences

University of Sherbrooke

High-temperature Superconductivity

Christine Wilson

Christine Wilson

Natural Sciences

McMaster University

Dense Gas and Star Formation in Galaxies: An ALMA Archival Project

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This fellowship was exceptionally useful to me and permitted our group to make fantastic progress on our project.

Cathleen Crudden
Queen’s University, 2015 Killam Fellowship Recipient

Cathleen Crudden Queen’s University, 2015 Killam Fellowship Recipient

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