CELEBRATING THE 2017-2018 FULBRIGHT CANADA-PALIX FOUNDATION DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH CHAIRS

  • October 03, 2017
  • 434 Collegiate Boulevard NW, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

Fulbright Canada and the Palix Foundation, in partnership with the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge, are pleased to mark the third year of this extraordinary collaborative program. The program supports leading scholars who are pursuing critical research on topics that can have a positive impact on how we understand and effectively support advancement in brain science and individual and family health and wellness.

The Office of the Vice-President (Research) at the University of Calgary will host a panel discussion and a networking reception on October 3rd from 2-5pm to celebrate the 2017-2018 Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs in Brain Science, and Child and Family Health and Wellness. The 2017-2018 chair holders are:

Dr. David Baron
Vice-Chair Department of Psychiatry
University of Southern California | Visiting Chair University of Calgary
Concussion in Youth Sports: Advances in Research and Education

Dr. Eva Hudlicka
Principal Scientist at Psychometrix Associates
University of Massachusetts Amherst | Visiting University of Alberta & University of Lethbridge
Virtual Coach Mobile “App” for Relapse Prevention: Design, Development, Evaluation & Policy Recommendations

The event will involve a panel discussion, allowing each chair to present their research and discuss how their time in Alberta will be spent building partnerships, exploring new directions in their work, and advising the goals of the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative.

The event will also provide an opportunity to provide a brief introduction the new Fulbright Canada - University of Calgary chairs for 2017-2018.

Dr. Ryan Curtis Hall
Independent Studies | Visiting University of Calgary
Blackfoot Country: The Indigenous Borderlands of the North American Fur Trade

Dr. Eleanor Catherine Sayre
Kansas State University| Visiting University of Calgary
Physics Students' Professional Development

Mr. Ashby Jackson Wilkins
University of South Florida| Visiting University of Calgary
Jack Wilkins Interdisciplinary Arts Research Performance Projects - Musical Collaborations with Creative Thinkers

The event will be followed by a networking reception.

Where

The University of Calgary (Main Campus)
Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Forum – Main Campus map 434 Collegiate Boulevard NW, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 -View Map

Attendance is free; however, pre-registration is required.

For more information, please visit the following Fulbright Canada pages:

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