Well, not really, but it feels that way sometimes when applying for research funding since the competition is so tough. But this time around…success!
Each year, the Graduate Students’ Association at UAlberta offers awards to its best and brightest. Continue reading
The clinical and research work we do day-to-day includes a basic goal – to help families live their healthiest, happiest lives possible. For us, this includes working with families to make and maintain healthy lifestyle, behavioral, and cognitive (LBC) changes to prevent or manage obesity. There are a number of factors that determine the LBC decisions and choices families make to work towards this goal, factors that are usually based on their values and core beliefs.
In the world of research, there is a lot of pressure to go around. Continue reading
Over the years, we’ve conducted a number of studies that were designed to learn about families’ experiences and perceptions. While we’ve learned a lot, and applied some of this learning to how we provide care to children and families enrolled in pediatric weight management, it’s fair to say we could have done more to engage families in our research. Continue reading
Most researchers seek to have their research published in the best possible journal. Continue reading