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Eligibility An endowment fund was established at the University of Manitoba in 2010, to offer the Roos Prize for Research in Population Health. The prize was created to honour the pioneering work of Drs. Leslie and Noralou Roos in the use of administrative data for research, their extensive publication and knowledge sharing reputations, and their role in the creation of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP). The purpose of the prize is to recognize excellence in sharing research findings by rewarding high quality publications.
Value Available annual income
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba
Deadlines September 30
Application Details (1) were enrolled full-time or part-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in any Master’s or doctoral program at the University of Manitoba within the two calendar years immediately preceding the date of award selection;

(2) have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 based on the last 60 credit hours (or equivalent) of study;

(3) ) in the past two calendar years, have published (or have had accepted in a peer reviewed journal) a paper of excellent quality (as determined by the selection committee), which incorporates research results that used the Population Health Research Data Repository housed and maintained by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy.

Eligible students will be required to submit a a current transcript or student history from the University of Manitoba and a copy of the publication to the Director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (see details below). Candidates may submit one publication each year.

The selection committee will have the discretion to determine the number and value of the prizes offered each year based on the available revenue.

In the event that there are no eligible candidates in a given year, the prizes will not be offered. Should this occur, the selection committee will have the discretion to offer an additional prize the following year, or to redirect the unspent revenue to the capital fund.

The Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or designate) and the Dean of the Max Rady College of Medicine (or designate) will ask the Director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy to name the selection committee for this award.

Should the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy cease to exist, administration of the award will revert to the Department of Community Health Sciences in the College of Medicine.

Send completed applications to:

Dr. Nathan Nickel
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
408-727 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5
Updated: September 2022


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