The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences undertakes research to discover new and important knowledge and offer the evidence on which to base health policy and practice.
The high quality research being produced, has resulted in our faculty members being recognized for their leadership, innovation and contributions to their respective fields.
Canada Research Chairs
The Canada Research Chairs program was created by the federal government to attract and retain top researchers.
The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock University is home to three Canada Research Chairs who are recognized as being exceptional researchers and leaders in their field.
- Michael Holmes, CRC in in Neuromuscular Mechanics and Ergonomics
- Wendy Ward, CRC in Bone and Muscle Development
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund
The John R. Evans Leaders Fund enables a select number of an institution’s excellent researchers to undertake leading-edge research by providing them with the foundational research infrastructure required to be or become leaders in their field.
Brock University Research Awards
The Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence is an internal Brock
University award that recognizes the excellence of the scholarship of faculty, to encourage and sustain high levels of scholarly performance.
This award recognizes a Brock faculty member’s outstanding research achievements, contributions toward the training of future researchers, and consistency in scholarly and/or creative performance.
Recipients of the award will present a public lecture to the University community. The presentation provides an opportunity for the University community and members of the public to learn more about the award recipient’s contributions to scholarship.
This award annually honours an Applied Health Sciences faculty member who has made an outstanding contribution to the Faculty’s research reputation in Ontario, Canada and Internationally, and who has had substantial involvement in the successful training of graduate students.