Almost two years ago, I received an email out-of-the-blue asking if we had room in our research group for a visiting scientist from Norway.
On a day-to-day basis, most of the research we do relates to managing and preventing obesity in children. However, a number of years ago, one of my mentors gave me advice to ‘branch out’ a bit to develop additional research interests and projects, especially ones that were complementary to the studies I spent most of my time on. Continue reading
Over the past several years, Arnaldo Perez (Dept of Pediatrics, UAlberta) played a leadership role in our research to better understand issues related to families’ engagement in pediatric weight management, which included drawing on data collected from families enrolled in our Should I Stay or Should I Go study. Continue reading
When starting graduate studies, it can take a few unfunded scholarship applications before students achieve success. But once students are successful in receiving an award or two, it often seems that things snowball. That’s just anecdotal experience…