Funding Research on Aging: NL-HARP Winners Announced
Congratulations to this year’s winners, who are investigating a range of topics, including Body Mass Index trajectories, community capacity building, the health impacts of social isolation, and the experiences of aging nurses who live and work with cardiovascular disease.
Doctoral Dissertation Award
- Elizabeth Russell Age-Friendly Community Capacity Building in Newfoundland and Labrador ($22,000)
- Rick Audas Looking Back: An Examination of the Impact of Social Isolation on Seniors’ Health in Newfoundland and Labrador ($15,980)
- Sue Anne Mandeville-Anstey What is it Like for Aging Nurses to Live and Work with Cardiovascular Disease in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador? A Phenomenological Study ($10,500)
Master’s Research Grants
- Meng Wang Body Mass Index Developmental Trajectories for Older Canadian Population: Evidence from National Population Health Survey ($5,000)
- Amanda George The Effect of Physical Activity on Cognitive Functioning and Quality of Life in Older Adulthood ($5,000)
Our thanks to the many researchers and graduate students who applied for funding under NL-HARP this year; we also appreciate the valuable work of our Peer Review Committee who assessed all applications received.
Government press release: http://www.releases.gov.nl.ca/releases/2014/health/0423n03.aspx