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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
Alberta
Manitoba
Ontario
Quebec
Nova Scotia
New Brunswick

British Columbia

Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
http://www.sfu.ca/university-communications/experts.html

Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops
https://inside.tru.ca/find-an-expert/

University of British Columbia, Vancouver
http://news.ubc.ca/ubc-experts/

University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George
https://www2.unbc.ca/people/experts-directory

University of Victoria, Victoria
https://www.uvic.ca/research/learnabout/home/researchers/experts/

Alberta

MacEwan University, Edmonton (Powered by Expertise Finder)
http://experts.macewan.ca/

Mount Royal University, Calgary
https://library.mtroyal.ca/contacts

University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge
http://www.uleth.ca/experts-database/

Saskatchewan

None.

Manitoba

University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg
http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/media-experts

Ontario

Brock University, St. Catharines
https://brocku.ca/media-room/find-an-expert/

Carleton University, Ottawa
http://newsroom.carleton.ca/experts/

King’s University (part of Western University), London
http://www.kings.uwo.ca/about-kings/media-and-communications/experts-at-kings/

McMaster University, Hamilton
http://experts.mcmaster.ca/

Queen’s University, Kingston
http://www.queensu.ca/gazette/media/experts

Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston
https://www.rmc-cmr.ca/en/college-commandants-office/looking-expert

Ryerson University, Toronto (Powered by Expertise Finder)
http://experts.ryerson.ca/

University of Guelph, Guelph (Powered by Expertise Finder)
http://www.uoguelph.ca/cpa/media

University of Ottawa, Ottawa
http://www.media.uottawa.ca/mediaroom/experts.html

University of Waterloo, Waterloo (Powered by Expertise Finder)
http://experts.uwaterloo.ca/

University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Toronto (Powered by Expertise Finder)
https://experts.engineering.utoronto.ca/

University of Toronto, Media Relations, Toronto
https://media.utoronto.ca/bluebook/

University of Windsor, Windsor
https://www.uwindsor.ca/directory

Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo (Powered by Expertise Finder)
https://wlu.kosmos.expertisefinder.com/

Quebec

Concordia University, Montreal
http://www.concordia.ca/news/media-relations/experts.html

École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal
http://www.polymtl.ca/recherche/rc/en/expertises/ (English)
http://www.polymtl.ca/recherche/rc/expertises/ (French)

HEC Montréal, Montreal
http://www.hec.ca/en/press_room/current_topics/index.html (English)
http://www.hec.ca/salle_de_presse/sujets_actualite/index.html (French)

McGill University, Montreal
https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/journalists

Université de Montréal, Montreal
https://recherche.umontreal.ca/nos-chercheurs/repertoire-des-experts-a-lintention-des-medias/ (French only)

Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal
http://www.salledepresse.uqam.ca/nos-experts-dans-les-medias/  (French only)

Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski
https://annuaire.uqar.ca/AnnuaireWeb/RechAnnuaireSpec/RechAnnuaireSpec (French only)

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières
https://oraprdnt.uqtr.uquebec.ca/pls/public/genw050r.rechercher (French only)

Université Laval
https://oraweb.ulaval.ca/pls/vrr/gexp_prof.html (French only)

New Brunswick

None.

Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University, Halifax
https://www.dal.ca/news/media/subject-matter-experts/experts.html

Cape Breton University, Sydney
http://www.cbu.ca/experts

Newfoundland and Labrador

None.

Prince Edward Island

None.

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