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Mark Daley

Mark Daley

  • Vice-President, Research



As Vice-President, Research, Mark Daley is responsible for ensuring CIFAR’s research programs continue to address the most important questions facing humanity while pushing the boundaries of research.

Along with a cross-appointed professorship in six departments at Western University (Computer Science; Biology; Epidemiology & Biostatistics; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Applied Mathematics; and Statistics & Actuarial Science), Daley chairs the board of Compute Ontario and serves on the Ontario Research Fund Advisory Board and the board of directors of ICES. He is also co-founder of CanCOVID, an expert network of Canadian COVID-19 researchers, clinical collaborators, and health-care professionals. He was Associate Vice-President (Research) of Western University from 2015–2019 and in 2019 was appointed Western University’s Special Advisor to the President on Data Strategy.


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