Research Group

Are you looking to join the Revved Up group?

We are currently recruiting and accepting applications for MSc, PhD, and post-doctoral fellows. Find out more below!

Potential Research Streams

Dr. Jennifer Tomasone

Opportunities exist for students who are interested in pursuing postgraduate training in knowledge translation for physical activity promotion among persons with disabilities, cancer survivors, and health care professionals and trainees. Prospective students are encouraged to apply for funding from the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (www.sshrc.ca), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (www.cihr.ca), and other agencies that provide support for graduate students. Interested applicants should email Dr. Tomasone with a letter of interest along with a resume and unofficial academic transcript.

Dr. Amy Latimer-Cheung

Graduate students are integral to the success and advancement of my research program. Applications for study at the MSc and PhD level are welcome. Students will develop expertise in areas related to health promotion, health communication, and special populations. Internal funding is available. Prospective graduate students are encouraged to apply to the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (www.sshrc.ca), the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (www.cihr.ca), and other agencies that provide support for graduate students. Interested applicants with an entrance average above 80 should get in touch with Dr. Latimer-Cheung via e-mail. Please forward a copy of your resume and your unofficial academic transcript.

Current Graduate Student Projects

  • Exploring quality experiences over time in an exercise program for persons with physical disability
  • Examining the role of physical activity in mitigating stereotypes of disability
  • Exploring parents’ perceptions of the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for children and youth
  • Engaging community stakeholders to develop recommendations for an exercise program for cancer survivors in Kingston
  • Evaluating the use of motivational interviewing to improve physicians’ intentions and behaviours for physical activity counselling

Funding Opportunities

Application Process

Interested applicants should email Dr. Tomasone or Dr. Latimer-Cheung with a letter of interest along with a resume and an unofficial transcript.

  • amy.latimer@queensu.ca
  • tomasone@queensu.ca