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Bareket Falk, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and an international leader in the field of exercise physiology, has won the prestigious Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence for 2012-15.
The award is given to select Brock faculty members who demonstrate outstanding contributions to scholarship and an exceptional record of scholarly excellence. It includes a $20,000 grant to be used on a three-year research program that leads to a significant development in scholarship.
Contenders are peer-nominated then reviewed by external referees and an adjudication committee. In selecting Falk, the reviewers cited such factors as her international reputation, large number of publications, mentoring of many masters and undergraduate students, and the fact she is Editor-in-Chief of the highly regarded journal Pediatric Exercise Science.
The announcement was made by Gary Libben, Vice-President, Research, who said Falk was selected from a field of very strong contenders.
“Bareket is a dedicated researcher and an inspiring colleague,” said Libben. “We’re delighted this award is going to someone who is such a tremendous ambassador for scholarship and for Brock.”
Colleagues who nominated Falk called her “an outstanding scholar” and one of the top-10 pediatric exercise scientists worldwide...Continue reading on The Brock News.
Learn more about Bareket's research by watching a recent episode of "The Focus"