2021 Researcher of the Year Awards

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We extend our warm congratulations to Dr. Eric Li and Dr. Jonathan Little, IHLCDP Faculty Associates on their UBCO Research Awards.

Dr. Li’s community-based research focuses on a range of topics including food security and rural health promotion.  He was recently awarded Principal’s Research Chair (Tier 2) in Social Innovation for Health Equity and Food Security, and is co-lead of the Rural Health Equity ClusterDr. Jonathan Little is a leading researcher in nutrition and targeted exercise interventions for reducing and reversing type 2 diabetes.  He was recently awarded a Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship, and co-leads the Airborne Disease Transmission Research Cluster, a cross-campus research team working to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and other airborne illnesses in healthcare settings.

Read the full announcement here.