Bursaries

Supporting research and knowledge translation

The purpose of these bursaries are to support the Division's goal to advance the scientific knowledge of EMS/EHS. In particular, the bursaries encourage and support research and knowledge translation in EHS/EMS practice, education, systems and safety.

These are the bursaries and grants offered by the Division of EMS:

  1. The Division of EMS Research Performance Grant.
  2. The Division of EMS Research Postgraduate Education Bursary.
  3. The Division of EMS Knowledge Translation Grant.
  4. Clinical Cadaver Program Grant. (pdf 226KB)

Please see the listings to the right for full information on each bursary.

Recent bursary & grant winners:

We do not publish the names of the Nigel Merchant Bursary recipients.

Knowledge Translation Grant

Name   Date      Use               
Jennifer Greene January 2019 Prehospital Oxygen Administration to Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. & Prehospital Opioid Administration to Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients: A Systematic Review. NAEMSP 2019, Austin, TX
Mengu Li January 2019 Determining Ambulance Destinations in the Presence of Offload Delay Using a Markov
Decision Process.
NAEMSP 2019, Austin, TX
Joanna Lockhart January 2019 Helping Those Help Us: Personality, Stress, Coping and Support in Canadian Paramedics. NAEMSP 2019, Austin, TX
Lyon Kengis January 2019 Evaluating Paramedic Comfort, Confidence, and Cultural Competency in Providing Care to Trans Populations in a Provincial  Ambulance System.  NAEMSP 2019, Austin, TX
J. Greene April 2018 The prevalance of mortality due to rebound toxicity after "treat and release" practices in prehospital opiate overdose care: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
2018 National Student Conference of the CSEB
Thunder Bay, Ontario
J. Greene
March 2018 The prevalance of mortality due to rebound toxicity after "treat and release" practices in prehospital opiate overdose care: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
16th Annual Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference
Halifax, NS
B. Robinson January 2018 Paramedics providing palliative care at home: Management of pain and breathlessness.
NAEMSP 2018
San Diego, CA
S. Whalen June 2017 Paramedic's perception of working in Nova Scotia's collaborative emergency centres.
CAEP 2017
Whistler, BC
M. Bohrer January 2017
Pediatric palliative care in Nova Scotia: Use of an out of hospital special patient program administered by paramedics.
NAEMSP 2017
New Orleans, LA

Research Performance Grant

Name Date Purpose
J. Lockhart March 2018 Predicting outcmes for paramedics following stressful events: Personality, coping and social support.
Y. Leroux March 2018 Pediatric ambulance patient transfer rates: A retrospective observational study.
J. Jensen
Setember 2017 Experiential and Rational Decision Making: A Survey to Determine Decision Making Styles of Paramedics and Paramedic Students Entering the Workplace

Postgraduate Bursary

Name Date Purpose
L. Cole
October 2018 Master in Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
A. DeRosa September 2014 Masters Applied Health Services Research, UNB/UPEI.