The Canadian Research Institute on humanitarian crisis and aid is an independent research group affiliated with the ESG, UQAM.
Thus, the Institute consists of a group of researchers of different origins who meet the multidisciplinary field of study in humanitarian action, which comes in various dynamic; political, security, anthropological, legal and transnational.
The Scientific Director is Francois Audet. The Scientific Director is specifically responsible for the scientific program and the implementation of research and scientific partnerships. He ensures the proper functioning and coordination of OCCAH activities, including the administrative and on those institutional partnerships, links to funding agencies and media relations