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Active External Research Grants and Awards in Fiscal Year 2011-2012

 

Sarah Dudas, Canada Research Chair Duane Barker, NSERC NSERC - Strategic Project Grants Supplemental Competition in Aquaculture and Capture Fisheries
Research Capacity Building Grants

Research Infrastructure

Research Operating Funds

Student Research Internships & Awards


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Research Capacity Building Grants

 

Researcher, Department,
Co-Researcher
Project Name External Funding Source & Grant Program Name Total Amount Awarded for the Entire Project
Sarah Dudas, Canada Research Chair
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Shellfish Aquaculture Ecosystem Interactions Canada Research Chairs Secretariat $500,000
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair Canada Research Chair in Coastal Resource Management
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Canada Research Chairs Secretariat $500,000
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Creating Capacity: Strengthening Initiatives SSHRC - Aid to Small Universities $90,000
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Indirect Costs Program Indirect Costs Secretariat $242,301
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Mobilizing Connections and Building Capacity 2011-12 BCIC - Service Plan $84,126
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office
Building Capacity: Strengthening Initiatives SSHRC - Institutional Grant (SIG) $7,486

 

Research Infrastructure

 

Researcher, Department, and Co-Researcher Project Name External Funding Source & Grant Program Name Total Amount Awarded for Entire Project
Sarah Dudas, Canada Research Chair Shellfish aquaculture in an ecosystem context: bottom-up and top-down interactions CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund $124,633
Sarah Dudas, Canada Research Chair Shellfish aquaculture in an ecosystem context: bottom-up and top-down interactions BCKDF Matching Funds $124,312
David Gaumont-Guay,
Biology
Estimating the Carbon Sequestration, Thermal Insulation and Water Management Benefits of Green Roofs in BC CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) $46,451
David Gaumont-Guay,
Biology
Estimating the Carbon Sequestration, Thermal Insulation and Water Management Benefits of Green Roofs in BC BCKDF Matching Funds $46,450
Richard Lane, English,
Daniel Burgoyne, English
MeTA: Media Text Assemblage Applications Development for Canadian Fiction CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) $55,526
Richard Lane, English,
Daniel Burgoyne, English
MeTA: Media Text Assemblage Applications Development for Canadian Fiction BCKDF Matching Funds $55,526
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair
Lead:S.Kim Juniper, University of Victoria
A University-Based Vessel and ROV Platform for Multidisciplinary Ocean Research on Canada's West Coast" CFI Leading Edge Fund  
Bill Pennell, Fisheries & Aquaculture Programs Centre for Shellfish Research Phase II: Shellfish Aquaculture Deep Water Research Laboratory and Field Facility BCKDF $900,000
Don Tillapaugh, Director, Centre for Shellfish Research International Centre for Sturgeon Studies Island Coastal Economic Trust $1,300,000

 

Research Operating Funds

 

Researcher, Department, and Co-Researcher Project Name External Funding Source & Grant Program Name Total Amount Awarded for Entire Project
John Anderson, Criminology,
Patrick Konkin, Health & Human Services
Youth Inclusion Project - Evaluation HIIYE'YU LELUM Society, Duncan BC $17,500
Duane Barker, Fisheries & Aquaculture

Co-applicants: Simon Jones, Pacific Biological Station
Kyle Garver, Pacific Biological Station
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 Supplemental Competition in Aquaculture and Capture Fisheries  $413,417
Brian Dick, Physics/Engineering/Astronomy



Engineering Link
NSERC - PromoScience  $12,900
Paige Fisher,
Education
Increasing Literacy Outcomes and Learner Confidence in Remote Rural Schools in British Columbia Ministry of Education $200,000
David Gaumont-Guay, Biology Carbon sequestration in managed forest and grassland ecosystems in western Canada NSERC - Discovery Grant $90,000
Alan Gilchrist, Geography Hydrological analysis and ecosystem function Cowichan Valley Regional District $10,000
Chris Gill, Chemistry,
Erik Krogh, Chemistry
New Directions and Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (MIMS) NSERC - Discovery Grant $27,000
Chris Gill, Chemistry,
Erik Krogh, Chemistry
New Directions and Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (MIMS) NSERC - Discovery Grant $175,000
Helen Gurney-Smith, Centre for Shellfish Research,
Taylor Shellfish Canada/Fanny Bay Oysters Ltd.
Development of genomic health assessment tools for marine mussels Mytilus spp. (Myt-OMICS) Department of Fisheries & Oceans  
Helen Gurney-Smith, Centre for Shellfish Research An assessment of the genetic and health status of the native basket cockle in BC for aquaculture operation facilitation We Wai Kai - Aquaculture Collaborative Research and Development $42,804
Helen Gurney-Smith, Centre for Shellfish Research Shellfish Husbandry - Aquaculture and Environment Award BC Innovation Council $200,000
Darren Hannesson, Psychology Interactions between perirhinal cortex and other forebrain structures mediating object-related memory functions in the rat NSERC - Discovery Grant $55,950
Brian Kingzett,
Deep Bay Field Site, Centre for Shellfish Research
Evaluating Factors in Early Survival of the Olympic Oyster Canadian Wildlife Federation $20,000
Erik Krogh, Chemistry
Jeff Lewis, Geography
Awareness of Climate Change through Education and Research SSHRC - Public Outreach - Dissemination Grant Special call on the Environment $20,000
Erik Krogh, Chemistry,
Carol Bob





Awareness of Climate Change Through Education and
Research
NSERC - PromoScience


$50,100

Jeff Lewis, Geography,
Erik Krogh, Chemistry

Climate Change Education and Social Implications SSHRC - Public Outreach Grants: Dissemination (Environmental Issues) $28,000
Lynne MacFadgen, Centre for Continuing Studies Take back your sidewalks: creating pedestrian-friendly communities for seniors CIHR - Café Scientifique $3,000
Linda McDonell, BC Regional Innovation Chair in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development,
Wendy Beaton, VIU Master's in Educational Leadership Student
Exploring transitions of children (Aboriginal children in particular) from early learning and care environments into Kindergaten Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre $1,800

Linda McDonell, BC Regional Innovation Chair in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development,
Danielle Alphonse, VIU Student Research Associate

Early Childhood Development Project Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre $11,500
Laurie Meijer Drees, First Nations Studies,
Melody Martin, First Nations Studies,
Dana McFarland, Library Administration
A Digital Indigenous Knowledge Resource: Collaboratively Creating Protocols for Central Vancouver Island
SSHRC - Aboriginal Research Development Grant
$12,500
Rachel Moll, Education

Wendy Nielsen, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong; Cedric Linder, Physics Education Research, Uppsala University.
Learning and Teaching Sciences in the 21st Century: Realities and Possibilities of Social Media.
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SSHRC - Insight Development Grant $52,850
Jennifer Mullett

Lead Community Representative: Mr. John Rampanen, Working Group Member, Vancouver Island Coastal Communities Food Network Representative
Sarah Fletcher, Researcher & Facilitator
Fiona Devereaux, Aboriginal Health Branch Advisor
Erin Rowsell, Aboriginal Health Branch Advisor
Erin Lutz, Canadian Diabetes Association Advisor & Knowledge User
Prevention and Preservation: Digital Harvest Stories Vancouver Foundation $145,300

Jennifer Mullett


Lead: Dr. John Lutz, University of Victoria

Local Food Production and Distribution Capacity: A Vancouver Island Action Plan SSHRC Public Outreach Grant $12,000
Jennifer Mullett Bearing Gifts- Building on the Success of the Digital Harvest Project with Aboriginal Youth Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant: Planning Grants - PA: Community-based Primary Healthcare $24,858
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair
Lead: Dr. Ben Koop, University of Victoria

Genomics in Lice & Salmon (GiLS)

Genome BC, Applied Genomics Innovation Program $67,778
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair

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, Vancouver 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
International Development Research Council (IDRC)
SSHRC

International Community-University Research Alliance
(ICURA)

$1,000,000
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair
Lead: Dr. Thierry Chopin,
UNB

CIMTAN - Domain 3: Economic analysis and social
implications Project 2: Social Implications of IMTA

NSERC - Strategic Network $30,100
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair

Lead: Dr.Derek Johnson, University of Manitoba
Governing Small-scale Fisheries for Well being and Resilience: A Canada-WorldFish Center Collaborative
Research Program
CIDA  
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair

Lead:
Memorial University of Newfoundland: Barbara Neis
Community-University Research for Recovery Alliance (CURRA) SSHRC, Community-University Research Alliance (CURA)  
Chris Pearce, Fisheries & Aquaculture Domain 1 of CIMTAN project: Environmental system performance and species interactions. Project 6: Can filter-feeding bivalves ingest planktonic sea lice, leading to reduced lice numbers on cultivated salmon? NSERC - Strategic Network $59,500
Chris Pearce, Fisheries & Aquaculture Domain 1 of CIMTAN project: Environmental system performance and species interactions Project 1: quantifying the capture and conversion efficiencies of species being considered for organic extraction in open-water IMTA systems NSERC - Strategic Network $44,875
Nicole Vaugeois, BC Regional Innovation Chair
Dan MacDonald,
Brad Godwin
Pascal Knoglinger,
Kelly Whitney-Squire,
Amenities-based Rural Development in Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada $64,500
Cheryl Warsh, History
Canadian Bulletin of Medical History
SSHRC - Aid to Scholarly Journals $81,000

 

Student Research Internships & Awards

 

Researcher, Department, and Co-Researcher Project Name External Funding Source & Grant Program Name Total Amount Awarded for Entire Project
Laura Buzzard, Liberal Studies Graduate

Holding award at McMaster University - Master's of Arts in English
At the Limits of Knowledge: Approaches to the Transcendent in Later Heidegger and Medieval Mysticism SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500

Libby Connor & Rebecca Stanley,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Supervisor: Mary Anne Moloney

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Optimizing the Delivery of Family Centered Care in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit CIHR Health Professional Student Research Award $8,502
William Cope, Biology Graduate The role of HSP90 in hybridization between two arabidopsis species NSERC - Postgraduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,300

Angeline de Bruyns
Supervisor: Helen Gurney-Smith

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Development of genomic resources for coastal indicator species NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Kyle d'Oliveira, Computer Science Graduate Complexity Analysis of an Application Scheduling Process NSERC - Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500

Riley Glew, Biology Graduate

Holding award at the University of Saskatchewan - Master's of Public Health

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Socio-economic determinants of type 2 diabetes and barriers to health care for diabetic patients, a Canadian perspective CIHR - Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master’s Award $17,500
Luis Gonzales, Master's in Business Administration

Supervisor: Robert Willis
Business Plan for Biofuels Connect Canada Internship $10,000
Toni Gore, Anthropology Graduate

Holding award at University of Toronto- Master's of Arts in Medical Anthropology
Western Discourse on Genital Cutting SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500

Robert Halsall, Biology
Supervisor: David Gaumont-Guay

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Estimating the carbon sequestration potential of a green roof at Vancouver Island University NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Dane Letourneau, Chemistry
Supervisor: Erik Krogh


Photodegradation Kinetics of Haloaenated Contaminants in Natural Waters
NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Catherine Lucas-Conway, David Lumley and Heather Spaven,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Supervisor: Ann Holroyd
P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol Risk-related Trauma in Youth) Program Evaluation: Does a Keynote Speaker Change Risk Related Behaviour in Youth? CIHR - Health Professional Student Research Award Program $4,905
Sarah Marshall, Master's of Education in Educational Leadership Teacher beliefs about social and emotional learning SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Haley Matkin, Biology
Supervisor: Chris Pearce
Signal crayfish feeding physiology and diet development NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Alison Pitcher, English Graduate

Holding award at University of British Columbia- Master's of Library and Information Studies
Re-innovating library databases for children in a digital world SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500

David Ross, English Graduate

Holding award at York University - Master's of Arts

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Technology and Readers: Cultural Responses to the Digitization of Children's Literature SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Sonya Skeeles,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Supervisor: Ann Holroyd
Uncovering the Voices behind Diabetic Care: A Young Adults Perspective CIHR - Health Professional Student Research Award Program $3,597
Ahmed Omran and Rehab Zedan, Masters of Business Administration
Supervisors: Bonita Russell, Keith Jensen and Rosmy Louis
Okanagan Indian Band Community Economic Sustainable Development Plan MITACS Accelerate Internship $60,000
Luis Gonzales,
Master's of Business Administration
Supervisor: Robert Willis
Business Plan for Pond Biofuels Connect Canada $10,000

Megan Willis, Chemistry
Supervisor: Chris Gill

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Engineered Membrane Interfaces for Condensed Phase MIMS (CP-MIMS) NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500

 

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