Research Funding

External Research Grants – Awarded

Principal Applicant: 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!). Awarded July 2018 ($67,949).

Principal Applicant: 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, Awarded August 2017).

Principal Applicant: 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; Awarded May 2017).

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; Awarded May 2017)

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; Awarded September 2016).

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; Awarded September 2016).

​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. (CIHR Approved Budget: $267,575).

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. ($1,835,431 = CIHR Request: $1,397,931; AIHS Partner Funds: $200,000, Alzheimer Society of Canada Partner Funds: $37,500; NSHRF Partner Funds: $200,000; Awarded April 2016).

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; Awarded September 2016).

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


Co-Applicant: 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; Awarded September 2016).

​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. (CIHR Approved Budget: $267,575).

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. ($1,835,431 = CIHR Request: $1,397,931; AIHS Partner Funds: $200,000, Alzheimer Society of Canada Partner Funds: $37,500; NSHRF Partner Funds: $200,000; Awarded April 2016).

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St. Francis Xavier University

Email

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