This summer sees a number of members of our department receiving prestigious research grants and awards. We recognize and congratulate winners of:

CIHR New Investigator Award
Jill ZwickerBen MortensonThe Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator Salary Award program provides outstanding new investigators with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their independence in initiating and conducting health research through provision of a contribution to their salary. Congratulations to Ben Mortenson and Jill Zwicker for their success in the 2015-16 competition.



FRQS Postdoctoral Award
Delphine Labbe
The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) postdoctoral award targets recent PhD recipients, enabling top new researchers to experience new scientific environments, to acquire new research methodologies and management and communication skills, and to supervise students. Congratulations Delphine Labbé on your success in this competition!



UBC Public Scholars Award
Laura BulkStephanie GleggThe UBC Public Scholars Award recognizes outstanding doctoral students and enables them to explore innovative or collaborative scholarship. This award is part of the UBC Public Scholars Initiative (PSI) which intends to build connections, community, and capacity for doctoral students who are interested in explicitly linking their doctoral work to an arena of public benefit and integrating broader and more career-relevant forms of scholarship into their doctoral education process. We are proud to announce that two of this year’s 30 new Public Scholars are Laura Bulk and Stephanie Glegg. Stephanie has also won a CIHR Doctoral Research Award.


Congratulations to these hard-working new and emerging researchers.