‘Exotendon’ makes running more efficient

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August 2019

Dr. Selinger’s recent work showed—surprisingly—that a rubber band tied between the feet of a running human actually improves energy efficiency.

The study was featured in Stanford Medicine's SCOPE and Inside JEB.

Neuromechanics Lab receives CFI Funding

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August 2019

Dr. Selinger was among 16 researchers from Queen’s University to receive funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

The John R. Evans Leaders Fund helps exceptional researchers at universities across the country conduct leading-edge research by giving them the tools and equipment they need to become leaders in their fields.

Read more about it in the Queen’s Gazette.

Megan scores a Vanier

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May 2019

Megan delivered remarks on behalf of this year’s Vanier recipients at the national announcement made by the Minister of Science and Sport.

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

Follow this link to view the announcement. Megan was also featured in the Queen’s Gazette and on Global News.

Neuromechanics Lab wins inaugural New Frontiers Grant

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May 2019

The Neuromechanics Lab was one of seven labs at Queen’s University to receive funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund.

Minister Duncan announced funding for early career researchers as they pursue the next great discovery in their field. Dr. Selinger is among the first recipients to benefit from this funding!

Read the full story here.

Energy optimization in the news

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April 2019

Dr. Selinger’s prior work showed that humans can continuously optimize their gait to minimize energy expenditure.

Read about it in the Globe and Mail, the New Scientist, the Los Angeles Times, Gizmodo, the Vancouver Sun, and CBS News.