Assistant Professor Tamara Cohen Receives SSHRC Insight Development Grant
Dr. Tamara Cohen, an Assistant Professor in the Food, Nutrition and Health program and the Director of the Dietetics program, has received an Insight Development Grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Her project will look into the development of a diet self-monitoring tool for assessing dietary behaviours according to the new Canada’s Food Guide.
Insight Development Grants support research in its early stages. They enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches or ideas. Funding is provided to individuals or teams for projects of up to two years.
In total, thirty-five projects being led by UBC researchers have been awarded $2.1M in grants. See the full list here. A total of over $32 million was awarded to researchers from sixty-nine Canadian institutions.