School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies

Queen's 2015 Vanier Scholars Announced

The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.  The 2015 scholars have now been announced. Only up to 167 scholarships are awarded each year across Canada and Queen's once again has received six. Our Vanier Scholars for 2015 are: 

Amanda Shamblaw


Amanda Shamblaw - Psychology (CIHR)

Research: Maternal Depressive Symptoms in the Immediate Postpartum Period and Infant Attachment: The Role of Infant EEG Patterns and Maternal Attachment


James Gardner Gregory


James Gardner Gregory - Centre for Neuroscience Studies (NSERC)

Research: The Neurophysiology of Feeding: Sex Matters.


Catherine Normandeau


Catherine Normandeau - Centre for Neuroscience Studies (CIHR)

Research: An overlooked puzzle piece: role of neurotensin in anxiety and depression


Erica Phipps


Erica Phipps - Kinesiology & Health Studies (CIHR)

Research: Riding the third wave to health equity? An investigation of a relational knowledge translation pedagogy in addressing low-income housing and environmental health risks


Hannah Dies


Hannah Dies - Chemical Engineering (NSERC)

Research: Integrated optical and plasmonic microfluidic sensing devices as portable sensors for biological applications


Ognen Vangelov


Ognen Vangelov - Political Studies (SSHRC)

Research: Why Do Some Democracies Regress into Authoritarianism?



Congratulations to all new Vanier scholars on this tremendous achievement!