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Less than 1/3 of Canadian universities have a searchable faculty experts directory.

And finding them is hard so we created this list to help journalists find academic experts to interview and industry looking for university partners.

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An experts directory is an ideal way for journalists, conference organizers, researchers and industry partners to find an expert quickly. While for universities, colleges, businesses and law firms, it’s a powerful way to get experts found, particularly on Google.

Higher education institutions have publicly available experts directories. Unfortunately, in Canada only some universities have an experts directories so it’s often not worthwhile to go to their site in hopes of finding one.

Universities in Canada with an experts directory:

British Columbia
Nova Scotia
New Brunswick

British Columbia

Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George

University of Victoria, Victoria


MacEwan University, Edmonton (Powered by Expertise Finder)

Mount Royal University, Calgary

University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge




University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg


Brock University, St. Catharines

Carleton University, Ottawa

King’s University (part of Western University), London

McMaster University, Hamilton

Queen’s University, Kingston

Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston

Ryerson University, Toronto (Powered by Expertise Finder)

University of Guelph, Guelph (Powered by Expertise Finder)

University of Ottawa, Ottawa

University of Waterloo, Waterloo (Powered by Expertise Finder)

University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Toronto (Powered by Expertise Finder)

University of Toronto, Media Relations, Toronto

University of Windsor, Windsor

Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo (Powered by Expertise Finder)


Concordia University, Montreal

École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal (English) (French)

HEC Montréal, Montreal (English) (French)

McGill University, Montreal

Université de Montréal, Montreal (French only)

Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal  (French only)

Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski (French only)

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières (French only)

Université Laval (French only)

New Brunswick


Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University, Halifax

Cape Breton University, Sydney

Newfoundland and Labrador


Prince Edward Island


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