Congratulations to PhD student, Lyndsay O’Hara, who won an International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Doctoral Research Award.
IDRC offers these awards to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of developing countries pursuing their doctoral studies at a Canadian university. The awards provide support for students to undertake thesis research in developing countries, and are intended to promote the growth of Canadian and developing-country capacity in research on sustainable and equitable development from an international perspective.
Lyndsay’s thesis topic is “Determining Incidence Rate and Risk Factors for Tuberculosis among Healthcare Workers in two South African Provinces: A Cohort Study and Nested Case-Control Study” and she is supervised by Dr. Annalee Yassi.
Lyndsay is also a member of the Liu Institute Scholar Program, which brings together exceptional PhD students from across UBC to facilitate issue-based research on global issues and strengthen global networks.