Dr. Noel’s expertise is on children’s memories for pain and co-occurring mental health issues and pediatric chronic pain.
Clayton’s field is cognitive neuroscience, researching human spatial orientation and navigation. Being a Killam Laureate allows him to fully focus on his studies and projects, thereby increasing his research capacity.
Perri was inspired to undertake her studies after volunteering at a children’s hospice, working directly with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.
I feel very honoured to have been chosen to be a Killam Laureate. My research is in the area of pediatric pain, looking at how family factors and other social factors affect how children experience pain.