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Internal Grants & Leaves Awarded in Fiscal Year 2016/2017

* This list only reflects research grants and leaves that have been awarded and are administered through the Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office.

VIU stock picture Research Fund

Community Engagement Accelerator Grant

VIU FA Leaves

Student Travel & Conference (STAC)& Jessica Wilde Conference Participation (JWCP) Awards

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VIUFA Leaves (awarded in 2017 - 2018, to be taken in 2018 - 2019)

Recipient
Project Title
Leave
Rick Bevis
Sport, Health & Physical Education
Coach and Athlete Development in the Caribbean Half
Heather Burke
Marketing, Analytics, Recruitment & Communications
Creating Stories that Matter
Half
Shannon Dames
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Building the Post-secondary Side of the Bridge: The Student to Novice Nurse Journey
Full
Alan Gilchrist
Geography
Water Budget for Vancouver Island
Full
John Hill
The Writing Centre
The Shrilling of the Frogs: a Novel
Full
Jerry Hinbest
Sociology
Structural Challenges Among Nonprofit Human Service Organizations in British Columbia
Half
Elizabeth McLin
Criminology
Envisioning the Post-Colonial Classroom with Lessons from Down Under
Full
Alexander Netherton
Political Studies
The Political Economy of Canada, 3rd Ed
Full
Maureen Okun
Liberal Studies
A Broadview Anthology of British Literature Edition of Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market and Selected Other Poems
Half
Nancy Page
Art and Design
From Text to Context; Teaching Strategies for the Front Lines
Half
Cheryl Warsh
History
Frankie: The Life of Frances Oldham Kelsey, 1914-2015
Full

Research Fund (RF)

Recipients Project Title Amount
Dan Baker

Thermal Plasticity in Larval Stages of Anadromous BC Fishes

$5,000
Matthew Bowes Coastal Forest Plant Phenology Research and Monitoring Pilot $4,728
Suzanne de la Barre The Cultural Sector in Rural and Remote Regions: Issues, Opportunities, and Development $2,740
Eric Demers Bird Monitoring, Banding, and Training at VIU $4,826

Jamie Gorrell and

Liz Gillis

Saving the Vancouver Island Marmot: Applying Conservation Genetics to Monitor Reproductive Success

$5,000
Carmen Lavoie Weaving the Blanket: Developing Our Own Social Planning Council $5,000
Geraldine Manson Preserving Language and Knowledge Pertaining to Native Plants Traditionally Used by Snuneymuxw First Nations at VIU $5,000
Colleen McVeigh Resilience, Strength, and Hope: An Ethnographic Case Study of Disaster Recovery in Nepal $5,000
John Morgan Bull Kelp Sample Collection and Marine Monitoring in the Salish Sea $4,620
Dawn Thompson Fran Tait’s Residential School Story Principal $3,351
John Predyk Mapping and Advancing the Artisan Economy in Canada $4,985

Cheryl Warsh and

Katharine Rollwagen

Children and Alcohol and Tobacco Marketing in the Age of Television, 1950-2016 $7,130

Community Engagement Accelerator Grant (CEAG)

Recipients Project Title Amount
Jessica Craig Maps for the Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society $1,162
Rob Ferguson Profiling Aboriginal Tourism Best Practices $500
Pete Parker Facilitating Outdoor Recreation Through Private-public Partnerships that Foster Community Development $5,000
Michel Vallee BioBlitz: Biological Surveying in the MABR part II $4,560


VIUFA Leaves (awarded in 2016 - 2017, to be taken in 2017 - 2018)

Recipients Project Title Leave
Ashleigh Martinflatt,
Child and Youth Care
Ecological Resilience: PhD in Child & Youth Care Course Work Half
Christopher Gill,
Chemistry
MIMS Approaches for Small Samples and Bioanalytical Applications Half
Colleen Erin McVeigh, Anthropology Resilience, Strength, and Hope: An Ethnographic Case Study of Disaster Recovery in Nepal Full
Daniel Simons,
Finance and Quantitative Methods
On Business Schools and Programs: Is Accreditation worth it? Full
Gillian Anderson,
Sociology
Resisting Neoliberalism: Stories of Feminist Struggle, Resistance and Success Half
Katarina Litva,
Art and Design/Interior Design
Historic Preservation; My Pursuit of a Graduate Degree Full
Michael Paskevicius,
Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning
Six Months Towards Completion of PhD Half
Michelle Daoust,
Counselling
Mental Health and Addiction: Enhancing Student Wellness In the Face of Crisis Full
Monica Soth,
Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene Quality Assurance Program: Impact on Public Safety and Professional Competence Half
Sameer Mustafa,
Accounting
A Case Study of a Mid-Sized Food Production Company: Strategy, Governance, Risk Management and Performance Evaluation in a Global Environment Half
Suzanne de la Barre,
Recreation and Tourism
Arts, Culture, Tourism and Community Engagement in Canada’s Northern Communities Full
Tim Stokes,
Earth Science
Research on the Karst Lands of Vancouver Island - Landscape Evolution, New Mapping Tools, Landscape-Level Disturbances, and Forest Management. Half

Student Travel & Conference (STAC), Jessica Wilde Conference Participation (JWCP) Awards and Stephanie Buckingham Conference Funds

Recipients Conferences, Workshops, and Colloquia STAC JWCP SBCF
Trevor Dickinson Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers $500    
Flynn Saunderson Destination B.C’s Visitor Services Network Conference $84.80    
Alissa Ward The Vancouver Island Leadership Conference $173    
Shantel Beute University of British Columbia Model United Nations Conference 2017 $250    
Taylor Edison University of British Columbia Model United Nations Conference 2017 $250    
Jack Freedman National Conference on Undergraduate Research $500 $200  
Natalie Gates University of British Columbia Model United Nations Conference 2017 $250    
Jenna Hagen National Conference on Undergraduate Research $500 $200  
Kayla Harris Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers $500 $200  
Sally Haynes National Conference on Undergraduate Research $500 $200  
Amanda Inglis National Conference on Undergraduate Research $500 $200  
Victoria McIndoe National Conference on Undergraduate Research $500 $200  
Matthew Miller Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution Meeting 2017 $330    
Justin North University of British Columbia Model United Nations Conference 2017 $250    
Sherill Rutherford 15th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education $700 $200  
Jessylee Spence National Conference on Undergraduate Research $500 $200  

 

Recipients Conferences,Workshops and Colloquia STAC JWCP SBCF
Mykelti Berg Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference $260    
Edward Bracken Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers $500 $97.25  
Linda Bracken Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers $500 $97.25  
Michael Caditz Philosophy, History, and Politics Undergraduate Conference $500 $97.25  
Sarah Chalmers Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference $260    
Raquel Greiter Loerzer Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference $260    
Michelle Harnett International Polar Tourism Research Network   $250  
Sarah Holden Western Division, Canadian Association of Geographers $500 $97.25  
Sharlene James Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference $350.48    
Calleigh Lim QUEUC 2016 $700 $97.25  
Stephanie Pike Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers $495.32    
Haley Robinson Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers $500 $97.25  
William Smith 49th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association $700 $97.25  
Christopher Stephens Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) 2016 Annual Conference - Planning Unfiltered   $250  
Rhys Turner Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers $500 $97.25  
Farhana Alidina BCTF (British Columbia Teachers Federation) New Teacher Conference $345    
Alison Legge BCAMT Mathematics conference/ Workshop $400    
Denise Tierney 5 day workshop at the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA): Encaustic and Mixed Media $400    
Mary Alexander North Island College Business conference 2016 : Future of the workforce 2016 - Gaining the Edge $69    
Charlotte Bolderson National Student Food Summit $700    
Sacia Burton Leading Change - Forum for Emerging Environmental Leaders $95.50    
Jennifer Duncan Perinatal Services Conference $346.37   $500
Angela Prins Esri Canada User Conference - Victoria 2016 $315    
Michael Sutherland North West Regional Association for Experiential Education Conference $200    
Andrew Thornton DIGNITY 2016 $400    

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Updated: October 19, 2017