Studentship award for Daniel Saucier!

Daniel Saucier received a studentship grant from the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the CIHR-SPOR-MSSU for his project “Urbanization, air pollution and proximity to water: Identification of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis environmental risk factors in New Brunswick”. Under the supervision of Professor Mathieu Bélanger, Daniel proposed an original research project that is directly related to the health of New Brunswickers and the mandate of the Maritime SPOR Support Unit. Congratulations Daniel! Find out more …

New funding from CIHR

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research awarded a major award to a team led by Mathieu Bélanger, Marie-Pierre Sylvestre & Jennifer O’Loughlin to study coping strategies and mental health in young adults. Data from two important Canadian longitudinal studies, NDIT and MATCH, will be used to explore quantitative and qualitative insight into the COVID-19 experience. Read more…

Welcome to CELPHIE

The Coalition for Early Life course studies supporting Public Health Intervention and Evaluation (CELPHIE) is an alliance that unites expertise and experience across three Canadian research teams – one in Moncton, New Brunswick headed by Dr. Mathieu Bélanger, one in Toronto, Ontario headed by Dr. Katerina Maximova, and one in Montreal, Quebec headed by Dr. Marie-Pierre Sylvestre and Dr. Jennifer O’Loughlin. Check out the new website here!

Major research grant to sustain the MATCH study

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada awarded a major award to a team led by Prof Mathieu Bélanger to study sport participation through the transition from adolescence to adulthood. This grant allows extending the MATCH study for it to become a 12-year longitudinal study. MATCH is recognized worlwide as a unique study and with this longer follow-up of participants, the team will investigate effects of sport participation during youth on adult sport participation and personal development.

Daniel Saucier, PhD student in the health sciences research program at le CFMNB is awarded fellowship.

Congratulations to Daniel Saucier, PhD student in the health sciences research program at le CFMNB and recipient of The O’Brien Foundation Fellowship Scholarship for 2020-2021. Up to ten research grants are awarded annually by the board of the O’Brien Foundation which aims to recognize academic performance, professional status and integrity. What a great honour that will also help the advancement of health research in the province! Well done Daniel!

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