Instructions for Chairholder Profiles

We ask that institutions prepare a short research profile and submit a photo of each nominee. If the nomination is successful, the chairholder's profile and photo will be posted on this site. We reserve the right to edit the profile before posting.


Nomination deadline Researcher profile deadline* Anticipated web posting
(to coincide with public announcement)*
April 25, 2016 May 23, 2016 Spring 2017
October 24, 2016 November 7, 2016 Fall 2017
April 25, 2017 January 26, 2018 Spring 2018
October 23, 2017 June 18, 2018 Fall 2018
April 23, 2018 January 21, 2019 Spring 2019
October 22, 2018 June 17, 2019 Fall 2019
April 24, 2019 January 20, 2020 Spring 2020

* subject to change


Please use the template (MS Word document, 56 KB) to create the profile and send the completed profiles to

For examples on how to write a profile, visit Chairholder profiles.


We request a colour, head and shoulders shot taken against a white background. Photos should be 5 x 7 inches in JPEG or TIF format with a 300 dpi resolution. Send the photos to

Authorization Forms

Before we can post profiles and photos, we need chairholders to complete, sign and submit an authorization form (40.4 KB) by email to


For more information, please contact us at