The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control

Announcing the 2019 ARCC Studentship Winners!

We are pleased to announce the results of the  2019 ARCC Studentship Competition.

Successful Applications

The 2019 ARCC Studentship Competition resulted in the approval of 5 awards, with 2 Master’s level recipients, and 3 Doctoral level recipients. ARCC Received a total of 25 submissions for an overall success rate of 20%. We are happy to be able to support each of our program areas, with projects funded in Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario, and Alberta.

Expert Review

All applications were reviewed by an interdisciplinary expert review committee which included ARCC Leadership, ARCC Scientists, and Supervisors of previously funded students, as part of a two-stage process. Applications were funded based on their overall quality and merit in the assessment criteria, and on available ARCC funds. We continue to make it a priority to support the development of future applied cancer control researcher and health leaders across Canada, and look forward to both continuing and expanding our studentship program.

Official Notification

Formal result letters were sent to all applicants in November 2018.  The offer of award letters included terms and conditions of the award, and the names of the successful applicants are listed below.

Our Congratulations

On behalf of Dr. Stuart Peacock and Dr. Kelvin Chan, ARCC Co-Directors, we thank all applicants for their efforts, and congratulate the recipients of the 2019 ARCC Studentships. ARCC also wishes to acknowledge the significant effort provided by the review committee, and the excellent co-ordination work of Rebecca Mercer and Kim van der Hoek.


2019 ARCC Studentships

Awardee Supervisor Institution Project Title
D’Silva Adrijana Culos-Reed, Nicole University of Calgary The Lung Alberta Cancer Exercise Program


Lambert, Maude Brunet, Jennifer University of Ottawa Biomarkers in breast cancer survivors: The search for biological, physical, psychosocial, and behavioral predictors
Mighton, Chloe Bombard, Yvonne University of Toronto How do adult cancer patients experience
uncertainty when making decisions related to learning incidental results from genome sequencing?
Rodriguez, Nicole Garland, Sheila Memorial University Cognitive impairment and sleep quality in newly diagnosed women with breast cancer
Rudy, Lauren Körner, Annett & Maheu, Christine McGill University Psychometric Properties of a Single-Item Measure of Fear of Cancer Recurrence (FCR)
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