BRIC NS, in conjunction with the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, held a reception on September 20 to honour the recipients of the 2018 BRIC NS Student Research Award. The award is given annually to graduate students working in primary and integrated health care research to provide financial support while they complete a thesis-based project. Winners are chosen by a panel of reviewers based on the quality of the application, strength of the patient engagement and knowledge translation plans, and relevance to BRIC NS priorities.
The BRIC NS Student Research Award is just one of the ways that BRIC NS is working to build capacity in primary and integrated health care research. The Award is supplemental to the NSHRF Scotia Scholars competition and is open to students at any Nova Scotia University. This year’s winners are students and Dalhousie University and Saint Mary’s University.
The recipients and their projects are:
Duygu Biricik Gulseren (PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Saint Mary’s University): Prevention of physiological stress in the workplace: The RIGHT way
Keisha Jefferies (PhD, Nursing, Dalhousie University): The Health of the Black Community and the Role of African Nova Scotian Nursing Leadership
Noelle Ozog (Master of Nursing, Dalhousie University): Feasibility of an influenza vaccination program during low acuity “wait times” at the QEII emergency department
Martha Paynter (PhD, Nursing, Dalhousie University): Perinatal health outcomes of criminalized and incarcerated women in Canada
Brianna Richardson (PhD, Nursing, Dalhousie University): The effect of an eHealth learning platform on parental confidence and involvement with healthy newborn pain management: A randomized control trial
Congratulations to all of our winners!