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Advancing BC’s World-Class Research Talent: Health Research BC Funds 71 Scholars and Research Trainees

By September 21, 2022No Comments

Health Research BC’s funding for 71 researchers through the 2022 Scholar and Research Trainee competitions will help develop, attract and retain BC’s best and brightest health researchers and support the advancement of world-class health research in BC.

The Scholar and Research Trainee Programs specifically support BC’s next generation of health researchers. This year’s awardees are investigating diverse research areas including: community-based health projects guided by Indigenous approaches to health and research in BC’s interior; interventions to reduce overdose during dual public health emergencies; supports for older adults with cancer; access to breastfeeding support in BC; and, mental health for men through social connection.

The award recipients are conducting research at many institutions across BC including University of Victoria, UBC Okanagan, Interior Health Authority, Women’s Health Research Institute, and BC Children’s Hospital Research Centre.