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  • Ryan Collins, BA (Honours) (Psychology)


Dr. Erin McGowan

Program of Study:

MSc (Kinesiology), Psychology of Sport, Exercise, & Recreation

Project Title:

Exploring Sedentary Behaviour in Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Scholarships and/or Awards:

  • Cancer Research Training Program (CRTP) Traineeship Award 2015
  • Memorial University Entrance Scholarship, Knights of Columbus, 2003

Career Aspirations:

Ryan has been interested in health and wellness for as long as he can remember. Currently completing his MSc in Kinesiology, Ryan’s research area focuses on the promotion of healthy lifestyles to prevent cancer occurrence and recurrence, and to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors. As part of his thesis project, Ryan is investigating sedentary behaviour levels and quality of life in young adult cancer survivors in Canada. Ryan hopes to continue conducting health-related research in the future by completing a PhD with the intention of one day running a research lab.


Memorial University


Snook, B., Luther, K., Eastwood, J., Collins, R., & Evans, S. (in press). Advancing legal literacy: the effect of listenability on the comprehension of interrogation rights. Legal and Criminological Psychology.

Eastwood, J., Collins, R., Luther, K., & Snook, B. (2013, March). The Effect of Listenability Factors on the Comprehension of Police Cautions in a Mock Police Interview. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, Portland, Oregon.

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