Achievements

  • Ph.D. Students Justine Thacker and Jessica Switzer graduated this year. Congratulations Dr. Thacker and Dr. Switzer! (2019)
  • Summer Students Natalie Williams, from Queens University, and Ka Wing Lai, from University of Calgary, presented their research at the ACHRI Summer Research Conference! (2019)
  • LCD Lab hosted Connor Lang, a student from St. Francis High School, as part of the Alberta HYRS Program to conduct research over the summer! (2019)
  • Members of LCD Lab presented research and hosted talks at the Society for Research in Child Development conference in Baltimore, Maryland! (2019)
  • Michelle Zepeda was selected to be a scholar with SRCD's Millennium Scholars Program! Congratulations Michelle! (2019)
  • Ph.D. Student, Jessica Switzer, successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation. Congratulations Jess! (2019)
  • Ph.D. Student, Justine Thacker, successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation. Congratulations Justine! (2018)
  • Ph.D. student, Ena Vukatana, graduated this year! Congratulations Dr. Vukatana! (2017)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Susan Graham who received a Killam Research Excellence Award! (2017)
  • Dr. Rochelle Hentges was awarded the Talisman Energy Fund Postdoctoral Scholarship. Congratulations Dr. Hentges! (2017)
  • Ph.D. Student Ena Vukatana successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation. Congratulations Ena! (2017)
  • Congratulations to Nina Anderson on receiving the Gold Medallion for the Faculty of Arts! (2017)
  • Congratulations to Dr. Susan Graham for her new role as director of The Owerko Centre at the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute! (2016)
  • Ph.D. Student Melanie Khu graduated this year. Congratulations Dr. Khu! (2016)
  • Michelle Zepeda was awarded the SSHRC Joesph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's Award! (2016)
  • Dr. Susan Graham was awarded the Killam Graduate Supervisor and Mentorship Award! (2015)
  • Ph.D. Student Sarah Owens, and Masters students Justine Thacker and Jessica Switzer all graduated in November. Congratulations Dr. Owens, Jessica and Justine! (2015)
  • Jessica Switzer won the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) (2015)
  • Justine Thacker won the SSHRC Joesph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Award (2015)
  • Melanie Khu started her pre-doctoral residency in paediatric and child clinical psychology at the IWK in Nova Scotia (September 2015). Congratulations Melanie!
  • Jessica Switzer and Justine Thacker have both successfully defended their Master's Theses in July 2015.
  • Dr. Susan Graham was awarded the prestigious Killam Annual Professorship Award (2015)
  • Sarah Owens successfully defended her Ph.D. Dissertation (March 2015). 
  • Ena Vukatana successfully completed her Ph.D. Candidacy Exam (October 2014)
  • Ena Vukatana won the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) (2014)
  • Melanie Khu won the prestigious Killam Research Award (2013)

 



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