News release

Mustard Postdoctoral Award Applications Now Being Accepted - Deadline is Friday March 24, 2023

The Institute for Work & Health is now accepting applications for its Mustard Postdoctoral Research Award in Work and Health.

The award supports the development of outstanding new researchers in the field of work and health congruent with the mission of the Institute. It aims specifically to build capacity for innovative multidisciplinary research concerning the relationships between work environments and worker health. As such, the award is open to a range of academic disciplines including social, behavioural and organizational sciences, as well as clinical and population health sciences. Submissions are encouraged from applicants with an interest in either of the Institute’s two overarching priorities: Work as a Determinant of Health and Health as a Determinant of Work. The award is valued at $55,000 per year and may be awarded for up to two years (i.e., one year with the possibility of a one-year renewal). Only one award will be awarded.

The award is named in honour of Dr. J. Fraser Mustard, who was the founding Board Chair of the Institute for Work & Health.

The application deadline is Friday March 24, 2023.

For more information about the award, eligibility and how to apply, visit our website at

Enquiries should be directed to Lyudmila Mansurova: