Articles in the Awards Category
Posted in Awards on 11 June 2013
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Congratulations to PhD student Travis Saunders on receiving a Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada to continue his training at Dalhousie University in Halifax with Dr. Chris Blanchard later this year.
Travis plans to defend his doctoral dissertation this summer.… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 5 June 2013
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MSc student Michael Borghese (advisor: Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput) was recently being awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). The OGS is for full-time graduate students at the master’s or doctoral levels and provides $5,000 per term up to a maximum of $15,000.
Congratulations, Mike!… [read more]
Posted in Awards, Grants on 2 May 2013
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Congratulations to Dr. Zach Ferraro for being awarded a CIHR Travel grant to present his work, “Maternal lipid metabolism correlates with surrogate markers of insulin-like growth factor bioavailability in maternal and umbilical cord serum” at the Canadian Obesity Summit in May.… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 24 April 2013
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HALO PhD student Travis Saunders is one of three recipients to win the University of Ottawa’s 2013 Excellence Award for Teaching Assistants. This award recognizes excellence in the Travis’ work as a teaching assistant, and the important role he plays in the learning experience of students entrusted to him.
A… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 23 April 2013
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Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput’s soon-to-be-published research, which looks at whether moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity is more critical to childhood cardiometabolic health than overall sedentary time, has been featured in two Ottawa Citizen articles today. The articles are “Sitting is bad for kids’ health, but exercise can reduce the risk: CHEO… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 17 April 2013
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Congratulations to Kendra Brett (PhD student under Dr. Kristi Adamo) and Ashley Charbonneau (incoming PhD student under Dr. Mark Tremblay) on receiving Ontario Graduate Students Awards!
These scholarships are awarded to full-time graduate students and provide them with $5,000 per term up to a maximum of $15,000.… [read more]
Posted in Awards, Grants on 9 April 2013
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Congratulations to PhD student Kendra Brett for being awarded a CIHR Travel grant to present some of her preliminary work, ”The Characterization of Fatty Acid Transport Protein 4 in Third Trimester Placentas from Lean and Obese Pregnancies” at the Canadian Obesity Summit in May.… [read more]
Posted in Awards, Featured Articles on 5 February 2013
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Ottawa & Toronto, ONTARIO – February 7, 2013 – ParticipACTION, the national voice of physical activity and sport participation in Canada, and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute are pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Tremblay has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from… [read more]
Posted in Awards on 16 November 2012
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Congratulations to HALO’s administrative assistant, Hélène Sinclair, CAP-OM, on meeting the Pathways to Excellence requirements as a Member of Excellence with the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) for the fourth consecutive year. In order to achieve this status, 8 of 11 criteria must be met and Hélène is the… [read more]
Posted in Awards, Presentations on 14 November 2012
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The University of Guelph, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition named Professor Mark Tremblay as the 2012 Harshman Lecturer.
Since 1978 the Harshman Foundation has been funding the annual Harshman Lecture at the University of Guelph. The lecture is meant to bring in prominent researchers to give a talk… [read more]