May 2, 2016: Welcome to Samantha Scurrey who was awarded a Science Undergraduate Research Award to work in the Sleep, Health, and Wellness Lab over the summer.

April 27, 2016:Dr. Sheila Garland was awarded a grant for $10,000 from the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute (BHCRI) and the Division of Oncology at MUN to research the impact of androgen deprivation therapy on sleep and cognitive functioning in men being treated for prostate cancer.

April 15, 2016: Welcome to next years honour's students Nicole Rodriguez, Hannah Lane, and Joshua Remedios.

July 24, 2016: Dr. Garland was joined by SHW lab honours student, Hannah Lane, and a team of undergraduate psychology students to raise awareness and funds for Young Adult Cancer Canada while training for the 89th Annual Tely 10 Mile Road Race. The Tely Maked me YACC team conquered the course and raised $5333 to help build a network of support and services for young adults with cancer across Canada. Go team YACC! Thank you to everyone who donated. We couldn't have done it without you! Click HERE for coverage of our efforts in the MUN Gazette.​​

December 14, 2016: Congratulations to Samantha Scurry, masters student in the Applied Psychological Sciences program, for being awarded the Women’s Association of Memorial University (WAMUN) Master's Non-Thesis Route Scholarship for 2016-2017 valued at $1,200.

December 5, 2016: Congratulations to Breanna Lane, Doctoral student in the PsyD program, for being the first student in the Faculty of Science to be awarded the Translational and Personalized Medicine Initiative (TPMI) / NL SUPPORT Doctoral Scholarship valued at $7,000 per year for three years. This funding is researved specifically for students who are engaged in patient-oriented research.

April 8, 2016: Congratulations to Hillary Rowe on completing her honours thesis entitled "Using wrist actigraphy to examine sleep and cognitive functioning in university students"

July 7, 2016: Honours student, Nicole Rodriguez and Dr. Garland published a paper with co-authors Drs. Eric Zhou and Eric Gonzalez titled, "The Quest for Mindful Sleep: A Critical Synthesis of the Impact of Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Insomnia" in the journal Current Sleep Medicine Reports. A link to the paper can be found HERE.

January 19, 2016: Dr. Sheila Garland was awarded a grant for $10,000 from the MUN Seed, Bridge, & Multidisciplinary fund to examine the role of poor sleep in the development of chemotherapy-related cognitive dysfunction in women with breast cancer.

December 10, 2015: Congratulations to Lily Repa for being awarded the Terra Nova Aboriginal Doctoral Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to Aboriginal students and is valued at $10,000, renewable for three years. This scholarship will help to support Lily as she works on her thesis research. She will be conducting a cross-sectional online survey of Memorial University students entitled the “Sleep, Health, and Wellness Survey” which is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada. 

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