About the Associate Vice-President (Grenfell Campus) Research
The Associate Vice-President (Grenfell Campus) Research, Dr. Antony Card, is a part of the senior administrative team at Grenfell Campus. Responsibilities include:
- expanding research portfolios across various disciplines;
- promoting research priorities and theme sets;
- assisting Grenfell faculty members to develop research projects and seek financial assistance;
- encouraging investment in research infrastructure, grants and proposals; and
- supporting research enhancement, research compliance and technology transfer.
Dr. Antony Card holds a B.Ed.(hons) from the University of Bedfordshire in Bedford, U.K., and an MA (Ed) and EdD from the University of Southampton in Hampshire, U.K.
Dr. Card joined the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial University in 2002. He has served in various roles including assistant professor, associate professor, associate director, director and dean.
He has a national and international reputation in the areas of childhood obesity, inactivity and comprehensive school health. Dr. Card has been successful in obtaining grants to study nutrition, obesity and healthy living including conducting an evaluation of Newfoundland and Labrador's school health promotion and research on provincial youth smoking rates.
Dr. Card began his term as Associate Vice-President (Grenfell) Research in July 2012.