Does your research have an impact on an individuals behaviour and lifestyle choices?

If so, the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education in McGill University�s Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2013 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. This important annual academic prize � valued at $50,000 CDN � will recognize an investigator whose research has contributed to understanding how factors such as physical activity, nutrition and psychosocial context influence personal health and well-being, and whose work has had a positive impact on the behavioural and lifestyle choices of North Americans.

The recipient of the Prize will receive the funding as a research grant to further enhance his or her work.  The recipient will be invited to deliver an address at The Bloomberg Manulife Lecture, in Toronto, and to participate in a moderated discussion in Montreal at McGill University. In addition, the winner will be invited to participate in media interviews to discuss his/her research and to meet with academics at McGill and the McGill University Health Centre-related research institutes.

Please see the attached for a full Call for Applications or visit the prize website ( for more details, including eligibility, how to apply, and information on previous winners.


The deadline for receipt of applications is May 15, 2013.

Jennifer Coutlee

Bloomberg Manulife Prize Coordinator

Faculty of Education

3700 McTavish Street

Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2

Tel.: 514.398.2712


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