Canada Council for the Arts

Yoshua Bengio – 2019 Killam Prize

Yoshua Bengio is known as one of the world’s foremost experts in terms of artificial intelligence and is a deep learning pioneer. His contribution to research is invaluable.

Lynne Viola – 2019 Killam Prize

The aim of the humanities in undergraduate education is to create critically thinking citizens capable of sustaining our democratic institutions.

Stephen W. Scherer – 2019 Killam Prize

Stephen W. Scherer has revolutionized our understanding of the human genome through his research at The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto.

André Blais – 2019 Killam Prize

Research is a privilege—and it’s great fun. It requires a mix of curiosity, discipline, skepticism, respect and admiration for the students and collaborators you work with.

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