Funding & Awards

  • University of British Columbia Language Sciences Trainee Initiative
    The University of British Columbia Language Science institute has awarded $3,600 of funding over 1 term to CANARY team member Anuj Harisinghani. This funding will be used to further develop language features for multimodal analysis. Funding will also be applied to increase interpretability of our machine learning algorithm.
  • Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging: Interdisciplinary Trainee Research Innovation Award
    The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) has awarded a $10,000 Interdisciplinary Trainee award to CANARY team trainees Oswald Barral, Atri Chatterjee, Hyeju Jang, and Tom Soroski, as well as supervisors Dr. Thalia Field and Dr. Robin Hsiung. The Interdisciplinary Trainee Research Innovation Challenge (ITRIC Program) is a multi-stage […]
  • Alzheimer Society Research Program Discovery Grant
    The Alzheimer’s Society announced that Dr. Thalia Field and the CANARY team has been awarded a grant of $100,000 over three years for the CANARY project. The Alzheimer’s Society Research Program provides funding for Canadian researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Clinical trials use many methods […]
  • Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation Spark Project Award
    The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) has awarded $50,000 over 12 months to Dr. Thalia Field and the CANARY team. The Spark project is aimed at point of care staff who are “trying something different” to improve the lives of older adults, persons with dementia and their […]
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute: Innovation and Translational Research Award
    Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) has awarded a 2-year, $75,000 Innovation and Translational Research Award to Dr. Thalia Field and the CANARY team. Meeting the health care needs of dynamic patient populations requires forward-thinking innovators. From curing disease to improving quality of life, researchers are at the forefront of […]