RESEARCH CHAIRS ASSOCIATED TO THE LEAP LABDavid Theodore was granted a Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Health, and Computation David Theodore was granted a Canada Research Chair in Architecture, Health and Computation (Level 2). David is an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture at McGill University. Tier 2 Chairs recognize outstanding emerging researchers whose peers demonstrate leadership potential in their field. This is $ 100,000 per year for five years with a possibility of renewal. Carmela Cucuzzella has been granted a Concordia University research chair in Integrated Design, Ecology And Sustainability (IDEAS) for the Built EnvironmentThis research chair will develop projects connecting academic knowledge and the needs of communities for sustainable environments.Jean-Pierre Chupin holds the Université de Montréal Research Chair in Competitions and Contemporary Practices in ArchitectureThis research chair will develop and update the documentary database of the Canadian Competitions Catalogue (www.ccc.umontreal.ca ) and support the understanding of the role of competitions in the quality of our built environment in the fields of architecture, urban design and landscape architecture.