Research Funding

External Research Grants – Awarded

Principal Investigator, Canada Research Chairs Program (Health): Canada Research Chair Tier II: Health Equity and Social Justice. Marginality and Mental Health, Rurality and Resilience (July 2018-2023). St. Francis Xavier University. ($600,000).

Director, Canadian Foundation for Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund: Spatializing Care: Intersectional Disability Studies Lab. (September 2018). ($75,000).

 

Principal Investigator: Nova Scotia COVID-19 Health Research Coalition: Rapid Research Call – COVID-19 Response: Evidence to assess the impact of COVID-19 on community-based dementia care in Nova Scotia (June 2020-April 2021). Co-Investigators: Keefe J., Pertl, M., Hadfield, K., Kelly, C., Moody, E., Hamilton-Hinch, B., Sim, M., Gahagan, J., Herron, R., Dryden, O., Goldstein, J., Hande, M.J.; Partners: Alzheimer Society Nova Scotia (Nadeay, S.), Alzheimer Society of Ireland (Rock, B.), Eviance (Canadian Centre on Disability Studies Inc.) (Hardie, S.); Collaborators: V.O.N. (Babin, D.); Maritime SPOR Support Unit (Rowe, L.) ($54,908).

Co-Investigator: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Scheme Grant: Perennial Policy Issues in Directly-Funded Home Care in Canada: An Intersectional, Qualitative Study to Enhance Social and Health Outcomes (July 2020-June 2025). Principal Investigator: Kelly, C.; Co-Investigators: Funk, L., Dansereau, L., FitzGerald, M., Lee, Y., & Williams, A.; Collab.: Health Canada, Provincial Government Representatives: Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba; Partners: Canadian Home Care Association, Seniors Newfoundland, Ontario Community Support Association, Caregivers Alberta, Independent Living Resource Centre ($726,750).

Collaborator: New Frontiers in Research Program, Exploration Competition: Strategies for Increasing Accessibility and Equity in Health and Human Service Educational Programs: National Perspectives. (January 2020-December 2022). Principal Investigator: Jarus, T.; Co-Investigators: Epstein, I., Katzman, E., Yoshida, K., & Loyola-Sanchez, A.; Collaborators: Kimpson, S., Newton, L., Stephens, L., Holmes, C., Donnelly, L., Parhar, G., Edelist, T., Mahipaul, S., Lysaght, R., Beagan, B., & Kamenetsky, S. ($250,000).

Principal Investigator: Maple League of Universities Research Fund: The Maple League of Institutions: Accessibility as Collaborative Practice (December 2019-November 2020). Co-Principal Investigator: Austen, E.; Co-Investigators: Bruce, C.; Dryden, J., & Donnan, M.E. ($9,300).

Principal Applicant: Jules Léger Award for Faculty Development in Pedagogical and Administrative Leadership: Intersectional Disability Studies Atlantic Institute (IDeaS). Co-Applicants- Austen, E., Gilham, C., Trembinski, D., Cormack, P., Chisholm, R., & Fogarty, M. (August 2019). ($4,300).

Co-Investigator: Change Lab Action Research Initiative (CLARI) Community Engagement Assistance Application: Arts Canopy: Rooted in Research. Principal Investigator: Fox, A.; Community Partner: Brennan, L., Arts Health Antigonish (AHA!) (May 1, 2019-August 31, 2019) ($7,300).

Principal Investigator: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grant: An Arts-Informed Relational Approach to Understanding Nursing Home Staff Dementia & Mental Health Literacy (September 2018-2020). Co-I’s: Keefe, J., Chandler, E., Rice, C., Dupuis, S., Kelly, C., Chivers, S., Wilson, K., Moody, E.; Collabs.: Mann, J., Hickey, E., Gilbert, M., Hardie, S. (Canadian Centre on Disability Studies); Fancey, P. (Nova Scotia Centre on Aging), Brennan, E. (Arts Health Antigonish AHA!). ($67,949).

Collaborator: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Partnership Engage Grant: Designing Crip Futures (July 2018-June 2019). Principal Applicant: Chandler, E.; Co-Applicants: Ignagni, E., Mitchell, A.; Collab.: Fisher, L. ($23,297).

Collaborator: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Connections Grant: Cripping the Arts in Canada Symposium (April 2018-April 2019). Principal Applicant: Chandler, E. ($20,000).

Principal Investigator: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Health System Impact Postdoctoral Fellowship: A Partnership to Support Research Informed Continuing Care Policy for People with Dementia in Nova Scotia (September 2017-19). Nova Scotia Health Authority Supervisors: Stevens, S. & Keenan, G.; Nova Scotia Centre on Aging, Mount Saint Vincent University Academic Supervisor: Keefe, J. ($155,000).

Co-Investigator: Nova Scotia Health Authority QEII Foundation Translation Research Into Care (TRIC) Healthcare Improvement Research Program: The Co-Creation Of An Emergency Department Based Discharge To Assess (D2A) Model Of Care: A Planning Grant (January 2019-December 2020). Principal Applicant-Goldstein, J.; Co-Applicants: McVeigh, W., Theou, O., Moorehouse, P., Rockwood, K., Shetty, N., Carter, A., Travers, A., Jensen, J., Campbell, S., Quinn, A., Clarke, B., & Redgrave, J. ($2,972)

Principal Investigator: Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit Postdoctoral Fellowship: Understanding the Factors that Shape the Impact of Citizen Engagement on Long Term Care (LTC) Research and Government Policy (June 2017-June 2019). Supervisor: Keefe, J. ($100,000).

Co-Investigator: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Planning and Dissemination Grant – Institute Community Support: Understanding and Promoting Resilience Factors and Processes among Family Caregivers of People with Dementia (June 2017-2018). Principal Applicant: Meisner, B.; Co-Applicants: Hadfield, K., Lawlor, B., Pertl, M.; Knowledge Users: MacDonald, W., O’Sullivan, D. ($19,997)

Co-Investigator: Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, Development/Innovative Grant: From Surviving to Thriving: Young Adults in Long Term Care (September 2016-2017). Principal Applicant: Stadnyk, R.; Co-Applicants: Earl, M., O’Keefe, J., LaBreche, C., Casey, M., Tendencia, M.; Partner: Independence Now Nova Scotia (INNS). ($15,000).

Co-Applicant: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Connections Grant: Aging/Disability Nexus Symposium (August 2016-2017). Principal Applicant: Kelly, C.; Co-Applicant: Rice, C. ($25,000).

​Co-Investigator: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Scheme: Direct Funded Home Care for Older People in Ontario (August 2016-2021). Principal Investigator; Kelly, C.; Co-Investigators: Martin Mathews, A., Bourgeault, I., Williams, A., Grenier, A., Hande, M.J. ($267,575).

Co-Investigator: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Partnerships Development Grant Full Application: Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology and Access to Life (June 2016-2023). Nominated Principle Applicants-Rice, C. & Chandler, E.; Co-Applicants- Fancey, D., Treviranus, J., Church, K., Fels, D., Frazee, C., Ignagni, E., Panitch, M., Thomas, J., Bulmer, A., Changfoot, N., Chivers, S., MacLeod, A., Wilson, K., Rinaldi, J., Kelly, C., Orsini, M., Springgay, S., Yoshida, K., Dolmage, J., Rossiter, K., Crosby, A., Davis Halifax, N., Dion, S., Gorman, R., Hudson, A., Mitchell, A.,  Mykitiuk, R.; Collaborators- Brockest, L., Odette, F., Brown, J., Derbyshire, J., Sachse, J., Story, K., Stanley, S., Hawkins, L., Heble, A., Liddiard, K., Bobier, D. ($2.5 million). 

Principal Applicant: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Summer Program on Aging: Late Life Issues: Recognizing Frailty and Improving Care (May 2016). ($1,240).

Co-Investigator & Team Co-Lead, “Research Stream 2: Map Care Relationships”: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant, Late Life Issues: Seniors – Adding Life to Years (SALTY) (June 2016-2020). Nominated Principal Applicant- Keefe, J; Co-Principal Applicant- Estabrooks, C.; Clinical Lead-MacDonald, L.; Patient/family Representative- Fifield, H; Co-Investigators- Stadjudar, K., McGregor, M., Armstrong, P., Armstrong, H., Bourgeault, I., Hoben, M., Sawatzky, R., Berta, W., Moorhouse, P., Mallery, L., Sims-Gould, J., Daly, T., Braedley, S., Cloutier-Fisher, D., Norton, P., Ginsburg, L., Marshall, E., Burge, F., Andrew, M., Cummings, G.; Knowledge Users- Taylor, D., Cook, H., Stevens, S., Janz, T., Nicol, J., Kjorven, M. ($2 million).

 Co- Investigator: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant, Late Life Issues LOI: Seniors – Adding Life to Years (SALTY). (December 2015). Nominated Principal Applicant- Keefe, J; Co-Principal Applicant- Estabrooks, C.; Clinical Lead-McGregor, M.; Patient/family Representative- Fifield, H; Co-Investigators- Stadjudar, K., Armstrong, P., Armstrong, H., Bourgeault, I., Hoben, M., Sawatzky, R., Berta, W., Moorhouse, P.,  Mallery, L.,  Sims-Gould, J.,  Daly, T., Norton, P.,  Ginsburg, L., Cummings, G.; Knowledge Users- Taylor, D., Cook, H., Stevens, S., Janz, T., Nicol, J., Kjorven, M.  ($45, 465).

Principal Investigator: Canadian Institutes of Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship: Persons by Proxy: An Examination of the Social Construction of Person-Centred Dementia Care. (January 2013-September 2016). ($90,000).

 

Seniors – Adding Life to Years (SALTY) Research Team Leads


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