Institutes and Centres

Scholarship Recipients

2007-2008 Recipients

Gyro Club of Edmonton Undergraduate Scholarship in Aging (value $700)

Recipient: Juliane Watson
Program: BSc, Biology (Immunology and Infection)
Supervisor: Dr. Yves Sauve

Ms. Watson's honours thesis research examines the effects of aging on the functional parameters of the retina.

Gyro Club of Edmonton Graduate Scholarship in Aging- Master's Level (value $1200)

Recipient: Gabrielle Mason
Program: MA, Political Science
Supervisor: Dr. Lois Harder

In her thesis, Ms. Mason's examined at elder care policy in Canada using a political science framework.

Gyro Club of Edmonton Graduate Scholarship in Aging- PhD (Value $1200)

Recipient: Jennifer Swindle
Program: PhD, Human Ecology
Supervisor: Dr. Norah Keating

Ms. Swindle's research focuses on the social and caregiving networks of rural older adults.

W.W. and H.E. Trusdale Award in Gerontology (value $500)

W.W. and H.E. Trusdale Award in Gerontology is an award to support a student attending a conference

Recipient: Jennifer Swindle
Program: Human Ecology
Supervisor: Dr. Norah Keating

Jennifer attended the Canadian Association for Gerontology Annual Scientific and Education Meeting in Calgary, Alberta. Her work on challenges to collaborative aging research was featured in a workshop at the conference.