KPE's Derek Wasyliw receives 2018 PHE Canada Research Council Emerging Scholar Award


Published: 24Apr2018

PHECDerek Wasyliw, second-year Master’s student in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, is the recipient of the 2018 Physical & Health Education (PHE) Canada Research Council Emerging Scholar Award, and is PHE Canada's Researcher of the Month.

Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Derek has worked in a plethora of teaching environments, including: public schools, private schools, international schools, federal schools, and as a guest lecturer and teaching assistant within two Canadian universities. Throughout these teaching experiences, his research interests grew organically and have situated him within multiple research streams including community-based Indigenous research, intergenerational mentorship, social justice within PHETE, and diabetes prevention (source: PHE Canada).

[visit PHE Canada website, Researcher of the Month: Derek Wasyliw]