Building Canada's Future through Research
Since 1967, the Killam Program has been recognizing outstanding scholars and supporting them to continue their innovative work in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering and interdisciplinary studies. The Canada Council for the Arts administers and promotes this program which includes the two components below:
Winning the Killam Prize was an enormous honour for me and my team—it reflects how together we can answer questions and solve problems at the intersection of engineering and medicine, with the ultimate goal of improving human health.
(2017 Killam Prize Winner, Engineering)
Photo : Brigitte Lacombe
The Killam Fellowship gave me the unique opportunity to focus on a type of research that required deep commitment and devotion, which would have been impossible with the multi-tasking of a regular academic life. I am grateful to the Canada Council for supporting, through me, research with Indigenous language partners.
(2010 Killam Research Fellowship)
Photo : Carleton University