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Student Travel and Research Committee (STAR)

Vancouver Island University Student Travel and Research Committee supports students who wish to engage in research and attend conferences. The committee serves two purposes:

  1. Allocate external funds given to the institution for student-led research; and
  2. Allocate funds provided by VIU for student research-related travel to professional and academic conferences.
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Committee Members

Awards Granted by This Committee

Terms of Reference

Access to Committee Documents Folder (Committee members only)

Committee Members

Caroline Burnley (Interim Chairperson)

Social Sciences
Amber Heib Management
Marie Hopwood Social Sciences
Richard Lane Arts and Humanities
Martin Martens Management
Michael Ribicic Student's Union Representative
Deirdre Wilson Education
Nicole Vaugeois
Associate Vice-President, Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity
TBA, (Support)
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office

Awards Granted by this Committee

  1. Student Travel and Conference Fund & the Jessica Wilde Conference Participation Fund

Updated: March 29, 2018