UNBC Research Chairs

UNBC is honoured to host BC Leadership Chairs, as well as a number of Forest Renewal BC Endowed Chairs and the Ian McTaggart Cowan Muskwa-Kechika Research Professor. The holders of these research chairs contribute to UNBC's success as a research-intensive university and enhance our ability to carry out locally inspired and internationally significant research in our strategic research areas.

BC Leadership Chairs

Harder, Dr. Henry

Dr. Donald B. Rix BC Leadership Chair for Aboriginal Environmental Health

Tannert, Dr. Thomas

BC Leadership Chair In Tall Wood and Hybrid Structures Engineering


Endowed Chairs

Owens, Dr. Phil 

FRBC / Endowed Research Chair In Landscape Ecology

Petticrew, Dr. Ellen 

FRBC / Endowed Research Chair In Landscape Ecology

Elkin, Dr. Ché

FRBC / Slocan Mixedwood Ecology Chair

Venter, Dr. Oscar

FRBC / West Fraser Growth and Yield Chair

Bryan, Dr. Heather

Ian McTaggart Cowan Muskwa-Kechika Research Professor


Knowledge Mobilization Chair

MacLeod, Dr. Martha 

Northern Health - UNBC Knowledge Mobilization Research Chair