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Archives of Previous External Research Grants and Awards 2008-2009

* This list only reflects research grants that are administered through the Research Office and not grants & contracts administered through their Faculty Deans.

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Contracts
Infrastructure
Operating Grants
Student Internships/Awards
Archives of Previous External Research Grants and Awards
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Capacity Building

Researcher
Department
Co-Researchers
Project Name External Funding Source & Grant Program Name Fiscal Year Amount to VIU
Dr. Penny Barnes
Fisheries & Aquaculture/Centre for Shellfish Research
Canada Research Chair - Ecologically Sustainable Shellfish Aquaculture Canada Research Chairs Secretariat $100,000
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Science and Technology Capacity Development - 2008/09 BCIC Science and Technology Fund 2008/09 $84,125
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Indirect Costs 2008/2009 Indirect Costs Secretariat
Indirect Costs Program
$127,579
Dr. Grant Murray
Institute for Coastal Research
Canada Research Chair in Coastal Resource Management Canada Research Chairs Secretariat $100,000
Dr. Andrew Spencer
Research & Infrastructure Planning
NSERC Representative NSERC $5,000
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Building Capacity: Making Connections
Institutional Grant (SIG) 08-09)
SSHRC Institutional Grant (SIG) $5,275
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Building Capacity: Making Connections (SSHRC ASU 08/09, 09/10, 10/11) SSHRC Aid to Small Universities (ASU) $28,500

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Contracts

Researcher Department
Co-Researchers
Project Name External Funding Source
Grant Program Name
Fiscal Year Amount to VIU

Dr. Liz Gillis
Resource Management Officer Technology

Grey squirrels on Vancouver Island - Monitoring their range expansion and evaluating hormonal sterilization as a potential control method Environment Canada Invasive Alien Species Partnership Program (IASPP) $5,385
Brian Kingzett
Centre for Shellfish Research
Development of New Technologies Shellfish Rafts for the BC Shellfish Culture Industry Department of Fisheries and Oceans DFO - Aquaculture Innovation and Market Access Program (AIMAP) $120,000
Dr. Mary Lindsay
Education
Spider Weaves a Web Canadian Research Projects in Aboriginal Learning - Requests for Proposal $40,000
Dr. Grant Murray
Institute for Coastal Research 
Genomics in Lice & Salmon (GiLS) Genome BC, Applied Genomics Innovation Program $67,778
Dr. Nicole Vaugeois
Recreation & Tourism
Research Institute
Fostering Innovation in Sustainable Tourism Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Rural Partnership Development Program $73,000

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Infrastructure

Researcher Department
Co-Researchers
Project Name External Funding Source
Grant Program Name
Fiscal Year Amount
David Gaumont-Guay
Biology
Portable Photosynthesis/respirometer system for the measurement of coarbon dioxide fluxes in forest and grassland exosystmens NSERC
Research Tools & Intruments
$39,871
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Infrastructure Operating Funds (IOF) 2004-2008 CFI $94,916
Don Tillapaugh
Centre for Shellfish Research
Shellfish Genomics Science Labratory WD
Estern Diversification
$409,890

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Operating Grants

VIU Researcher
Department
Co-Researchers
Project Name External Funding Source
& Grant Program Name
Fiscal Year Amount to VIU
Dr. Duane Barker
Fisheries & Aquaculture

Co-applicants: Simon Jones (PBS, adjunct with UVic), Kyle Garver (PBS, seeking adjunct with VIU)
Defining the ecological and immunological role of sea lice in the propagation and progression of pathogens among farmed salmonids in British Columbia NSERC
Strategic Project Grants
$94,745
Dr. Todd Barsby
Chemistry
A metabonomics approach to rationally identifying natural products with commercial potential NSERC Discovery Grant $22,000
Dr. Brian Dick
Physics, Engineering & Astronomy
Engineering Link NSERC PromoScience $4,300
Dr. Stefanie Duff
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Rockfish Bycatch Reduction in Prawn Traps NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant
Dr. Patrick Dunae
History
Turning Space Inside Out: Racial Space in Victorian Canada SSHRC Standard Research Grant $9,888
Dr. David Gaumont-Guay
Biology
Carbon sequestration in managed forest and grassland ecosystems in western Canada NSERC Discovery Grant $18,000
Dr. Chris Gill
Chemistry

Dr. Erik Krogh
Using Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (MIMS) NSERC Discovery Grant $22,000
Dr. Chris Gill
Chemistry

Dr. Erik Krogh 
New Directions and Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (MIMS) NSERC Discovery Grant $26,000
Dr. Helen Gurney-Smith
Centre for Shellfish Research
Shellfish Husbandry - Aquaculture and Environment Award BCIC Aquaculture and Environment Award $90,000
Dr. Darren Hannesson
Psychology
Interactions between perirhinal cortex and other forebrain structures mediating object-related memory functions in the rat. NSERC Discovery Grant $30,951
Dr. Laurie Meijer-Drees
First Nations Studies

Collaborative Research Agreement with the University of Ottawa
Canadian Nursing History in the Cultures of Colonialism and Nationalism SSHRC
Dr. Grant Murray
Institute for Coastal Research

Co-Director is Nsiah-Gyabaah, Sunyani Polytechnique - GHANA
Dr. Abiud L. Kaswamila, College of African Wildlife Management
Dr. Donald G. Reid, University of Guelph
Dr. Ken Hammer, Vancouver Island University
Dr. Lawrence B. Antwi, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Dr. Leslie A. King, Vancouver Island University
Dr. Nicole L.Vaugeois, Vanouver Island University
Dr. Philip Dearden, University of Victoria
Dr. Rick Rollins, Vancouver Island University
Dr. Rosaline R. Canessa, University of Victoria
Mr. Bruce K.Downie, Kesho Trust
Mr. Eli Enns, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
Mr. John J. Mason, Nature Conservation Research Centre
Ms. Sabine Jessen, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, BC Chapter

Collaborator: Dr. Iam Perry, Fisheries & Oceans Canada


Protected Areas and Poverty Reduction: A Canada-Africa Research and Learning Alliance SSHRC,
International Community-University Research Alliance (ICURA)

International Development Research Council (IDRC)
$100,000
Dr. Grant Murray
Institute for Coastal Research

Dr. Rick Rollins
Protected Areas and Poverty Reduction: A Canada-Africa Research and Learning Alliance (LOI) SSHRC International Community-University Research Alliances (ICURA) - Letter of Intent $30,000
Dr. Grant Murray
Institute for Coastal Research

Collaborative Research Agreement with Elinar Eythorsson et al (University of Tromso)
Fjord Ecosystems - Sami Communities: Local Ecological Knowledge and Socio-Ecological History Norwegian Research Council Favillis Research Network  
Dr. Grant Murray
Institute for Coastal Research

Collaborative Research Agreement with Dr. Barbara Neis Memorial University of Newfoundland
Community-University Research for Recovery Alliance (CURRA) SSHRC Community-University Research Alliance (CURA)  
Dr. Christopher Pearce
Fisheries and Aquaculture
Culture of Pacific Geoduck NSERC Discovery Grant $26,780
Dr. Andrew Spencer
Biology
Differentiation of Excitable Cells and their Evolution: Role of Potassium Currents in Regulating the Electrical Phenotype NSERC Discovery Grant $34,380
Dr. Andrew Spencer
Biology
Developmental and Evolutionary Aspects of Neuronal Excitability NSERC Discovery Grant $132,932
Dr. Cheryl Warsh
History
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History SSHRC Aid to Research and Transfer Journals program $8,149
Dr. Cheryl Warsh
History
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals $27,000

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Student Internships/Awards

Researcher
Department Supervisor
Project Name External Funding Source & Grant Program Name Amount Awarded
Mike Armet
Chemistry

Dr. David Gaumont-Guay
Forest Floor MIMS NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Jeremy Banks
Theatre

Eliza Gardiner
ACTing on Social Accessibility - A Community Forum Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Dara Barker
Fisheries and Aquaculture

Dr. Penny Barnes
Abiotic and Biotic Factors Affecting the Growth/Reproduction of Invasive Tunicate Species NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Geri Bemister
Criminology

Dr. Lisette Patenaude
The Evaluation of Guthrie House Therapeutic Community in Nanaimo Correctional Centre, BC Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Gina Bethell
Tourism Studies

Dr. David Robinson
The Los Santos Community Empowerment Research Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Carol Bob
Fisheries and Aquaculture

Dr. Todd Barsby
Complete Pheromone Characterization of the Pacific Sand Dollar, Dendraster excentricus NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Laura Booi
Psychology

Dr. Deborah Matheson
Comparison of Quality of Life of Older Adults Living in a Licensed Dementia Housing Facility to Community Dwelling Older Adults with Dementia Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Ryan Brown
Economics & Geography

Dr. Rosmy Jean Louis
An SVAR Analysis of national and Provincial Housing Market Fluctuations Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Anabel Cairns
Biology
Warsh Law Corp. Undergraduate Research Award Warsh Law Corporations $1,000
Lizabeth Connor
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Jo'Anne Yearley
Supporting New Mothers in their Choice for Infant Feeding CIHR Health Professional Student Research Award $2,126
Liam Cross
Chemistry

Dr. Christopher Gill
Supported Liquid Membranes and their use for MIMS NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Theresa Deering
Computer Science
Algorithms for Shared Shortest Paths NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Karina Dube
Biology
Separation of neural stem cells from embryonic day 14 (E14) mouse cortex using an immunomagnetic positive selection protocol. NSERC Post Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,300
Sheena Falconer
Liberal Studies

Dr. Harry Janzen
How Early Learning Initiatives Influence Student Reading Outcomes Over Time Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Riley Glew
Psychology

Dr. Darren Hannesson
Objects and Fear Learning NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Lori Hryniuk
Masters of Education

Dr. Bonita Davidson
Creating Collaborative Learning Teams to Implement and Sustain Assessment for Learning Practices Leading to Improved Student Learning and Achievement Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Venessa MacDowell
Masters of Education

Dr. Bonita Davidson
The Impact of Educators Involved in Co-Planning and Co-Teaching using Formative Assessment (assessment of learning) Techniques and New Instructional Practices on Student Achievement and Student Motivation Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Maileibys Martinez Sosa
Psychology

Dr. Melanie O'Neill
A Cross-Cultural Examination of Anxiety Related thought Processes in a Canadian and Cuban Sample Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Robert McGibbon
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Marilyn Chapman
Responses of Women Nursing Instructors to the Communication Styles of their Men Students CIHR Health Professional Student Research Award $2,126
Ajmer Mehmi
Masters of Business Administration

Don Miskiman
Advisory Boards and BC Small Business Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Cameron Newhook
Chemistry

Dr. Erik Krogh
Monitoring Benzene Production in Aqueous Media using MIMS NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Danica Patton
Life Sciences and Psychology
Non-photic manipulation of Circadian Timing: The Role of the Dorsal Raphe Nucleus NSERC Post Graduate Scholarships - Master's Award $17,300
Lynda Phillips
Education

Intern: Lynda Hutchinson
Internship: Transforming Early Education: Teachers and Early Childhood Education Students Engaged in Reflective Practice MITACS ACCELERATE BC: Graduate Research Internship Program $30,000
Johanne Picard
Biology and Chemisty

Dr. Andrew Spencer
Culture and Electrophysiology of Cnidarian Photoreceptors NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Elizabeth Plant
Psychology

Dr. Darren Hannesson
Objects and Fear Learning NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Fernando Polanco
Biology

Dr. John Amaral
A Comparison of HIV/AIDS Awareness: Canadian and Tanzanian Youth Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500
Cathy Ringham
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Enhancing neonatal care in BC: the demands NICU nurses experience to provide evidence-based practice in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit-What is the essence of workplace culture that supports longing, continuing education for RN's in level 2 NICU's? CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's Award $17,500
Rebecca Stanley
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Lynn Rollison
Exploring the Breastfeeding Experience through the Lactation Management Model Part II: The Breastfeeding Experience CIHR Health Professional Student Research Award $4,251
Tracy Thompson
Geography

Dr. Hannah Wilson & Dr. Don Alexander
Adding Value to ongoing Eco-Tourism Project in Costa Rica through Geographic Information Systems, as a Model for Aboriginal Communities in British Columbia Ministry of Labour and Citizens Services
BC Student-Led Research Program
$1,500

Updated June 4, 2010

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