Dr. Lori Weeks, School of Nursing, received a Justice Partnership and Innovation grant in the amount of $159,406 for "Identifying and responding to the needs of diverse older women who experince intimate partner violence."
Dr. Marilyn MacDonald, School of Nursing, received a 2016 Sigma Theta Tau International/Canadian Nurses Foundation grant in the amount of $5,000 for "The experiences and perceptions of unpaid caregivers providing care for community-dwelling adults with dementia: A Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) qualitative systematic review."
Dr. Erna Snelgrove-Clarke, School of Nursing, and Krista Ritchie (MSVU), received a NSHRF Catalyst Grant in the amount of $5,000 for "Building evidence-based practice capacity in Nova Scotia schools."
Dr. Ingrid Waldron, School of Nursing and Dr. Sara Torres, School of Social Work have received an NSHRF Developmental Innovative Grant in the amount of $14,998 for "Examining protective factors for children's welfare: The case of Indigenous, African Nova Scotian, and immigrant refugee children of HRM."
Dr. Steven Beyea, School of Health Sciences, chaired the 14th International Conference on MRI Microscopy held in Halifax on August 13 - 17, 2017. The conference attracted attendees from over 20 countries to discuss the most recent advances in the development and application of magnetic resonance microscopy.
Jennifer Searle (MN, Nursing) has received an NSHRF Scotia Scholar award for her research into the role of nurses in LGBTQ+ health. Jennifer is supervised by Dr. Lisa Goldberg, School of Nursing.
Timothy Disher (PhD, Nursing)has been awarded the Vanier Scholarship for "Cost-effectiveness of single family room care in a Canadian NICU: A randomized controlled trial." Timothy will receive $50,000 per year for three-years to fund his research.
Neda Alizadeh Takhtehchoobi (PhD Health) received the NSHRF 2017 George Turnbull Student Research Award in recognition of her Parkinson's Disease research. Neda will receive $1,000 to fund her research.