Research awards

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.

Past Chairs

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.

2012 Bareket Falk, Kinesiology

2009 Nota Klentrou, Kinesiology

2007 John Hay, Health Sciences (Retired)

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.

Canada Research Chairs

Canada Research Chairs are some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds.

Brock research

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