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Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Lab of Adele Diamond




Michael W. Stahl Memorial Graduate
Scholarship (for research on mental illness)
& the Syd Vernon Graduate Student Award
(for working with people with disabilities):
to Ph.D. student
Rena Del Pieve Gobbi, M.A.A.


Doctoral Award — Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) to Honour Nelson Mandela:
awarded to Daphne Ling, B.Sc.

      Only one other CIHR recipient received the additional
        "Nelson Mandela" distinction during this round.


Interdisciplinary Studies (ISGP) fellowship
awarded to Ph.D. student
Rena Del Pieve Gobbi, M.A.A.
in the Interdisciplinary Studies
Graduate Program (ISGP)



Canada Graduate Scholarship – Masters
with the additional distinction to honour Nelson Mandela: to Daphne Ling, B.Sc.
the *only* CIHR recipient of that additional distinction nationwide

The additional honour goes to the highest-ranked CGS award winners whose research aligns with Nelson Mandela’s legacy including his championing of children's health.


University of Lausanne (Switzerland) Summer Undergraduate Research Programme
to Jasmyne Kassam, B.Sc. candidate,
one of 15 students participating world-wide

Each participant has their expenses covered and will have the opportunity to perform an individual research project


Faculty of Medicine Summer Student Research Funding Award to undergraduate, Kristina Balce, B.Sc. candidate,
Major in Biology, Minor in Psychology

for work on our study of the effects of low-dose versus normal-dose psychostimulants on Executive Functions in ADHD children.


UBC President’s Staff Award for
Emerging Leadership
to Daphne Ling, B.Sc.

for displaying a commitment to people at UBC & in the broader community, leading by example, actively seeking opportunities for learning & development, & displaying significant potential to advance in her career & achieve positions of greater responsibility.