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Active External Research Grants and Awards in Fiscal Year 2012-2013

 

Jennifer Mullet, CIHR Award  Recipient Megan Willis, NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship Award Recipient
Research Capacity Building Grants

Research Infrastructure

Research Operating Funds

Student Research Internships & Awards


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Research Capacity Building

 

Researcher, Department &
Co-Researcher(s)
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
Linda McDonell, BC Regional Innovation Chair for Aboriginal Early Childhood Development
AECD Literature Review: Summer Initiative (Measureable Outcomes) Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre $8,500
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 $258,277
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office Mobilizing Connections and Building Capacity 2012-13 BCIC - Service Plan $60,000
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office
Building Capacity: Strengthening Initiatives SSHRC - Institutional Grant (SIG) $17,902
Mary Stasiuk, Educational Advisor
Working Towards a Disability Services Review Model: Starting with Students with Autism Spectrum Differences Canadian Association of Disability Service Provider $1,500

 

Research Infrastructure

 

Researcher, Department & Co-Researcher(s) 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
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  

 

Research Operating Funds

 

Researcher, Department & Co-Researcher(s) 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
Bill Beese,
Forest Resources Technology
Grant-in-Aid of Research Support Western Forest Products Inc. $33,550
Brian Dick, Physics/Engineering/Astronomy



Engineering Link
NSERC - PromoScience  $12,900
Sarah Dudas,
Canada Research Chair
Improving Aquaculture Practices in Baynes Sound, BC NSERC - Interactions Grant $816
Sarah Dudas,
Canada Research Chair
Evaluating Factors in Early Survival of the Olympia Oyster Canadian Wildlife Federation, Endangered Species Fund $15,530
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
Chris Gill, Chemistry,
Erik Krogh, Chemistry
New Directions and Applications of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (MIMS) NSERC - Discovery Grant $175,000
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 BC Regional Innovation Chair in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Endowment Drawdown $80,466.09
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 Kindergarten Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre $1,800
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, Director, Office for Community Partnerships in Health Research


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, Director, Office for Community Partnerships in Health Research 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 $65,300
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)  

Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair
Michele Patterson, Program Lead, Aquatic Foods Initiative, Institute for Coastal Research

Capturing Community Values in Marine Resource Management Planning: New Tools for New Times Insight Development Grant $45,000
Grant Murray,
Canada Research Chair
Lead: Dr. Lucia Fanning, Dalhousie University
Exploring Distinct Indigenous Knowedle Systems to inform Fisheries Governance and management on Canada's Coasts SSHRC - Partnership Grant $59,900
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 $94,500
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 $90,875
Lance Robinson, Post-Doctoral Fellow A Governance Assessment Framework for Landscape-Level Ecosystem-Based Management Insight Development Grant $58,655
Nicole Vaugeois, BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development Endowment Drawdown $59,604.58

 

Student Research Internships & Awards

 

Award Recipient(s) and Department Project Name External Funding Source & Grant Program Name Total Amount Awarded

Rebecca Augustine, Geography Graduate

Holding award at Ryerson University

Water Conservation in Urban Areas: Striving for Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Shannon Bence, Tourism Management Graduate

Holding award at VIU - Master's in Sustainable Leisure Management
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Rural Young Adult Retention Programs Available Within Western
Canada
SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Catherine Bunko,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Supervisor: Ann Holroyd
Targeting the Determinants of Blood Donation to Enhance Donor Retention on Vancouver Island CIHR - Health Professional Student Research Award $4,251
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
Kelsey Chandler, Geography Graduate

Holding award at Dalhousie University - Master's of Environmental Studies
Community-Driven Design: Aboriginal Housing on Rural Reserves in Canada SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500

Angelina de Bruyns, Biology

Supervisor: Helen Gurney-Smith

The Little-OME project - examining stress in native shellfish species using functional genomics NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Angeline de Bruyns, Biology Graduate

Holding award at McGill University - Master's of Science
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Determination of genes downstream of the BRAF oncogene and PTEN tumour suppressor gene responsible for melanoma malignancy and metastasis in melanoma cell culture and mouse knockout models CIHR - Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Master’s Award $17,500
Toni Gore, Anthropology Graduate

Holding award at the 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

Quantifying the carbon sequestration potential of green roofs on Vancouver Island, BC NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500

Randip Khatkar, Biology/Chemistry

Supervisor: Chris Gill

Condensed Phase Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (CP-MIMS) NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Olivia Litster,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Supervisor: Brenda Lane
What do nurses need to know about men's comfort level with placement of genitalia? CIHR - Health Professional Student Research Award $4,251
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

Laura Lutes, History Graduate

Holding Award at the University of Calgary - Master's of Arts

The Origins and Context of Ranching in British Columbia and Alberta SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Emily Marroquin, English Graduate

Holding Award at the University of British Columbia- Master's of Arts
Postmodernity and the Ethical Creature: Examining the Rejection of Metaphysics in Postmodernity SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500

Phillip Morrison, Biology Graduate

Holding award at the University of British Columbia
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Respiratory adaptations associated with heterothermy in the Salmon shark (Family Lamnidae:Lamna ditropis) NSERC - Postgraduate Scholarship - Master's $17,300
Tiffany Percival, English Graduate

Holding award at the University of British Columbia - Master's of Arts
Woman's Reproductive Destiny in Twentieth-Century Literature SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Alison Pitcher, English Graduate

Holding award at the 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

Dana Short, Chemistry

Supervisor: Erik Krogh

Monitoring the Formation Kinetics of Disinfection By-Products by MIMS NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500

Nathan Stefani, Biology

Supervisor: Helen Gurney-Smith
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The H20ME project - implementing mussel genomics into wastewater management NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500

Kimberly Thorne, Biology

Supervisor: David Gaumont-Guay

Quantifying decomposition processes in natural and urban ecosystems on Vancouver Island NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award $4,500
Megan Willis, Chemistry & Mathematics Graduate

Holding award at University of Toronto - Advanced straight to PhD program
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Selective Membrane Transport for the Direct Quantification of Antidepressants by Condensed Phase Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (CP-MIMS) NSERC - Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500

 

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