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SON 2019 Scholarships, Recipients of the Nursing R&D Grants

Posted by Terry Murray-Arnold on June 28, 2019 in Awards

Scholarship recipients:

  • Leah Carrier, Killam Predoctoral and NSGS Doctoral awards. IWK Ruby Blois award (Master’s), Canadian Federation of University Women Aboriginal Woman’s Award, and  the A. S. Mowat Prize
  • Keisha Jefferies, Killam Predoctoral award, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier-CGS), Research Nova Scotia: Scotia Scholars Doctoral Award
  • Rachel Ollivier, Killam Predoctoral award and TD Meloche Monnex Doctoral Award,
  • Jennifer Searle, Killam Predoctoral award
  • Ziwa Yu named Faculty of Health Masters Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research


Funding recipients of the Nursing Research & Development Fund grants for the May 2019 competition:

  • Sydney Breneol, Dissemination Grant.   Attendance and poster presentation at 2019 Knowledge Translation (KT) Canada Summer Institute, Toronto, June 2019. $975.30
  • Brianna Richardson, Dissemination Grant.  Oral presentation at the Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) 2019 Conference, New Zealand, May 2019. $1,500
  • Britney Benoit, Dissemination Grant.   Presentation at International Symposium on Pediatric Pain, Basel, Switzerland June 2019. $1,500
  • Megan Aston & Sheri Price. Operating Grant.  Mapping and understanding mothers’ social networks (MUMS). $5,000. July 1 2019 to June 30 2020.
  • Brianna Richardson, Graduate Student. Marsha Campbell-Yeo and Ruth Martin-Misener, Co-Supervisors. Operating Grant. Parental prevention of newborn pain: A pilot evaluation of an eHealth learning platform to determine acceptability, feasibility and utilization of parent-led pain management. $4,700. July 1 2019 to June 30 2020.
  • Sandra Murphy, Graduate Student. Lisa Goldberg, Supervisor. Operating Grant. Exploring the experience of birth trauma. $3,143. July 1 2019 to June 30 2020