Fellowships recognize early-career researchers who have demonstrated outstanding research achievement
Dr. Jonathan Little is one of six 2020 recipients for the Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship program, which was established through a bequest from the late Dorothy J. Killam. The fellowships strengthens UBC’s support for early-career researchers who are ready to launch the next stage of their careers. The fellowships aim to recognize and support exceptional early-career researchers potential for significant impact in their fields of scholarship. Offered on a competitive basis, up to six awards will be made annually through the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund. The support from the Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship will advance Dr. Little’s research on the role of inflammation in type 2 diabetes and the benefits of lifestyle interventions.