Meet our Connaught Scholars

Program Director

A nationally recognized leader in post-secondary research funding and administration, Judith Chadwick oversees U of T’s Research Services team and serves as Chief Administrative Officer for the Division of the Vice-President Research and Innovation. Under her leadership, U of T has attracted more than $1 billion in research investment from the Government of Canada and Province of Ontario through such programs as the Canada Research Chairs and the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Ms Chadwick is also Program Director for U of T’s Connaught Fund, which invests more than $3 million annually in emerging and established scholars. She has served in leadership positions on a number of local, provincial and federal level committees and working groups. A U of T employee for more than 30 years, Ms Chadwick sits on the Research Advisory Board and has participated in the university’s Mentoring Program for many years. She holds a M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) and a B.A. in Political Science and English from U of T.