Articles in the Grants Category

Position Statement on Active Outdoor Play Gains Traction with Lawson Foundation Investment
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Posted in Grants on 7 January 2016
Stats: and No Comments Today marks an exciting day as the Lawson Foundation launches its Outdoor Play Strategy and announces 14 newly funded outdoor play projects and an evaluation to capture the learning. The Outdoor Play Strategy aims to increase children’s opportunities for self-directed play outdoors in all settings – at home, in school,… [read more]
HALO Awarded CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant
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Posted in Grants, Knowledge Translation on 18 December 2015
Stats: and No Comments Mark Tremblay is leading a team of researchers from HALO (Drs. Gray, Poitras, Adamo, Goldfield), the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and several other national organizations and researchers that were recently awarded a CIHR Knowledge Synthesis grant to “Update the Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years”.… [read more]
Graduate Students Wanted: CIHR-Funded Research Project on Maternal Physical Activity and Placenta Biology
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Posted in Featured Posts, Grants on 17 August 2015
Stats: and No Comments Research Scientist Dr. Kristi Adamo was recently awarded a 5-year operating grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the relationship between maternal physical activity and placenta biology. The value of the grant is $833,864. Citation details and a summary of the grant are below. TITLE: Does maternal… [read more]
Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput Receives CIHR Grant to Launch the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network
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Posted in Grants on 29 July 2015
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput (co-chair of the Pediatric Committee) and his colleagues across Canada recently received a grant from CIHR to launch the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network ($4,000,000 over 5 years). The Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network (CSCN) will bring together the research community with partner organizations in order to… [read more]
HALO Researchers Part of New Bariatric Team Grant
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Posted in Grants on 15 December 2014
Stats: and No Comments The Canadian Institutes of Health Research just announced the results of the Team Grant in Bariatric Care competition, and with leadership from Dr. Geoff Ball at the University of Alberta the application titled “Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children (Team ABC3)” was ranked #1 in the competition and… [read more]
Dr. Patricia Longmuir Receives Grant from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
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Posted in Grants on 8 July 2014
Stats: and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Longmuir on receiving a new grant from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. The grant is a Spark meeting grant for $4993, and runs from July 2014 to December 2015. The funding is to support the creation of the Cardiac LIFFE Research and Knowledge Exchange… [read more]
HALO Researchers Awarded CIHR Café Scientifique Grant (UPDATED)
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Posted in Grants on 13 September 2013
Stats: and No Comments Allana LeBlanc, Michael Borghese, Dr. Richard Larouche and Dr. Mark Tremblay received a CIHR Café Scientifique grant for $3,000 to host a discussion panel on the health benefits of cycling and on strategies to make cycling safer in Canadian cities. The purpose of the Café is 4-fold: 1) to emphasize… [read more]
KIDS-CAN Team Secures $449,200 Grant From the International Development Research Centre
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Posted in Grants on 22 August 2013
Stats: and No Comments The KIDS-CAN team through Dr.Vincent Onywera, Dr.Mark Tremblay and Richard Larouche have secured a grant worth CAN $ 449,200 from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) to conduct a research project entitled, “Assessment of physical activity and active transport among school children in eastern, western and southern regions of Africa:… [read more]
Dr. Patricia Longmuir Receives Funding from the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund
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Posted in Grants on 17 July 2013
Stats: and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir has been funded by the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund for just over $129,000. The project titled “Putting Physical Literacy within REACH” essentially aims to identify one or two simple tasks that can be used to screen for physical literacy. Congratulations Pat!… [read more]
Dr. Kristi Adamo Receives W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award
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Posted in Grants on 8 May 2013
Stats: and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Kristi Adamo for being recently awarded one of the 2 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards for her project, Do built environment neighborhood characteristics predict gestational weight gain? The $18,000 grant will help her and her team with their research project. More details on the project are available… [read more]