September 16, 2017

Laura McKenzie and Kieran Peltier presented current research projects happening in the G4YD Lab at the NU25: Doors Open event at Nipissing University.

August 11, 2017

Members from Nipissing University and the G4YD Lab received a tour of the 21 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron at the CFB North Bay.

July 1-2, 2017

Dr. Mark Bruner presented his research  Social Identity and Peer Nominated Friendship in Youth Sport Teams at the first International Conference on Social Identity and Sport (ICSIS) in Leuven, Belgium.

June 7-10, 2017

Dr. Mark Bruner presented his research Motivation, Social Identity, and Mental Health Among Male Youth Sport Participants at the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference (ISBNPA) in Victoria, B.C.

June 4-7, 2017

Dr. Mark Bruner, Dr. Alex Benson, and Jordan Sutcliffe presented their research at the 50th annual North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Conference (NASPSPA) in San Diego, California on June 4-7.

March 24-25, 2017

Laura McKenzie presents her research The Innuendo Effect: Athletes’ Perception of Prospective Coaches at the Nipissing University Undergraduate Research Conference in North Bay, Ontario.

March 24-25, 2017

Dr. Alex Benson, Jordan Sutcliffe and Lauren Taylor presented their research at the 21st annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium (ECSEPS) held at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario on March 24-25.

January 2017

Dr. Mark Bruner was a visiting scholar at the Early Start Research Institute at the University of Wollongong, Australia.  

December 2016

Dr. Mark Bruner and Dr. Brenda Bruner presented their research Understanding Aboriginal youth development through sport and physical activity: their voices, their stories, and their experiences at the International Congress on Behavioural Medicine (ICBM) in Melbourne, Australia.

October 2016

Dr. Alex Benson was awarded the Franklin Henry Young Scientist Award in recognition of the scholarly research of a trainee member of the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS) at the annual 2016 conference in Waterloo, Ontario.