The Faculty of Health Disciplines actively promotes research excellence. Faculty members are engaged in programs of research in a variety of health related  areas. Faculty members’ research is funded nationally, including CFI, CIHR and SSHRC, regionally through organizations such as WRCASN and provincially from sources such as AFMHR. We encourage you to browse individual faculty members’ profiles to uncover the wealth and diversity of research undertaken in the Faculty of Health Disciplines.

Faculty Research Initiatives

For more information about research interests within the Faculty of Health Disciplines, please visit the Faculty Interests page.

Participating in Research

There are frequently opportunities for graduate students to take part in research activities and/or become Research Assistants within the Faculty of Health Disciplines. Current options include:

Graduate Student Research Funding

Are you currently involved in, or about to undertake, a research project in connection with an AU course-related project, master's thesis, or master's project? Would an award of up to $1,000 help you to offset the out-of-pocket costs of things such as gathering or analysing data, or presenting results of research at a recognized academic conference?

You may qualify for financial support through the Graduate Student Research Fund.  Deadlines for applications for funding are February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1 each year. Visit the website for more information about guidelines and the application form.