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Active External Research Grants and Awards in Fiscal Year 2013-2014

 

Drs. Chris Gill and Erik Korgh with research team
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
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 Building Capacity: Strengthening Initiatives SSHRC - Institutional Grant (SIG) $29,605
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office
Indirect Costs Program 2013/2014 Indirect Costs Secretariat $279,435

 

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
Bill Beese,
Forest Resources Technology
Grant-in-Aid of Research Support Western Forest Products Inc. $16,775
Bill Beese,
Forest Resources Technology
Grant-in-Aid of Research Support Western Forest Products Inc. $33,550
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 $250,000
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
Helen Gurney-Smith, Manager Shellfish Health & Husbandry Research strategizing to support scallop industry development and stabilization in northern British Columbia NSERC - Interaction Grant $1,500
Helen Gurney-Smith, Manager Shellfish Health & Husbandry Implementation of Mussel Genomics into Wastewater Management - H2OME Genome BC $20,226
Ann Holroyd, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Lead: Katy Mukai, Vancouver Island Health Authority
Evaluation of the Impact of the Enhanced Seniors Team (EST) at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital HSPRSN Human Health Resources Grant $22,158
Brian Kingzett, Manager, Deep Bay Field Site, CSR;
Sarah Dudas, Canada Research Chair;
Helen Gurney-Smith, Manager, Shellfish Health & Husbandry
From Monitoring to Recovery: The Olympia Oyster in British Columbia - Year 2 Environment Canada - Habitat Stewardship Program $56,250
Erik Krogh, Chemistry,
Carol Bob





Awareness of Climate Change Through Education and
Research
NSERC - PromoScience


$50,100
Jerome-Etienn Lesemann, Earth Sciences Improving Process Understanding of Indicator Mineral Dispersal in Glaciated Terrains Natural Resources Canada- Earth Science Sector $22,600
Linda McDonell, Honorary Research Associate Literature Synthesis-Supporting the Transition into Kindergarten Western Research Centre of the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network - SSHRC Partnership Grant with Dr. Bowles, UNBC $5,000
Linda McDonell, Former BC Regional Innovation Chair in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development BC Regional Innovation Chair in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Endowment Drawdown $295,413
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 Prevention and Preservation: The methodology of digital stories for preserving cultural knowledge for community health CIHR Dissemination Events - PA: First Nations, Métis Health $24,928
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
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;
Michele Patterson, Institute for Coastal Research
Professional Services to the Marine Planning Partnership for the North Pacific Coast (MaPP) Initiative Tides Canada Initiative Society $15,000
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 $119,125

Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair
Michele Patterson, 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 Knowledge Systems to inform Fisheries Governance and management on Canada's Coasts SSHRC - Partnership Grant $109,550
Grant Murray, Canada Research Chair
co-supervisor: Michele Patterson
student intern: Kelsey Wolf, Master's in Business Administration
Partner: BC Salmon Association
Have you eaten any fish today? Understanding why canadians don't each Canada's Food Guide recommended two servings per week MITACTS Accelerate $15,000

Darren Paproski, Marketing
student intern:Ahmad Khoudari, Master's in Business Administration

Building an Innovative Idea Management Tool MITACS Accelerate $15,000
Chris Pearce, Fisheries & Aquaculture Domain 2 of CIMTAN: System design and engineering. Project 6: Optimizing IMTA species component stocking densities and infrastructure orientation to maximize overall system efficiency NSERC - Strategic Network $25,458
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 $124,500
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

Carleigh Randall, Post-Doctoral Fellow;
Lance Robinson;
Grant Murray and Rick Rollins

A Governance Assessment Framework for Landscape-Level Ecosystem-Based Management Insight Development Grant $58,655

Mary Stasiuk, Disability Services;
Nancy Twynam, Student Services Administration

Working Towards a Disability Services Review Model: Starting with Students with Autism Spectrum Differences Canadian Association of Disability Service Provider $1,500
Don Tillapaugh, Centre for Shellfish Research
co-supervisor: John Morgan
Postdoctoral Fellow: Daniel Baker
Partner: Taste of BC Aquafarms Inc.
Development of Closed Containment & Aquaponics Technologies for White Sturgeon Aquaculture MITACS Accelerate $90,000

Nicole Vaugeois, BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development;
Dr. Patrick Maher, UNBC

BC Resort community labour market strategic analysis Go2 Toursim HR Society $68,132
Nicole Vaugeois, BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development

SKILLS - Traditional trades as employers and training mechanisms for Canadian youth

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SSHRC - Knowledge Synthesis Grant $25,000

Nicole Vaugeois, BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development

BC Regional Innovation Chair in Tourism and Sustainable Rural Development Endowment Drawdown $233,472

 

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
Warrick Baijius, Geography Analysis of indicators for Sustaining Human Carrying Capacity (SHCC) in the regional district of Nanaimo (RDN) Michael L. Warsh Law Corporation Award $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
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
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
Francine Emmonds, Interdisciplinary Studies

Holding award at UBC - Master's in Educational Studies
Identifying strength-based adult basic education assessments for Indigenous learners SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Nathan Hollenberg, Biology

Supervisor: Dr. David Gaumont-Guay
Impact of biosolid fertilization on the carbon balance of Douglas-fir plantations NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) $3,375
Dane Letourneau, Biology/Chemistry

Supervisor: Dr. Chris Gill
Application and Optimization of Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) $4,500
M Letourneau, Biology/Chemistry

Supervisor: Dr. Erik Krogh
Partioning Behaviour of Environmental Contaminants by MIMS NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) $3,375
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

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
Niel Scobie, Media Studies

Holding award at Carleton University - Master of Arts in Music and Culture
What are cultural, socio-economic, and regional factors that have produced a diverse range of Canadian hip-hop music and are there recurring motifs that assert this music as uniquely Canadian? SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Monica Shore

Holding award at VIU - Master's in Sustainable Leisure Management
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Sustainable cultural development in a small post-industrial Canadian city SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Dana Short, Biology/Chemistry

Supervisor: Dr. Erik Krogh
Parametric Studies of Dissolved Gases and Marine Biomarkers by Underwater MIMS NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) $4,500
Kaitlyn Till, Creative Writing

Holding award at Simon Fraser University - Master's of Print Publishing
Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing in Canada: Is it Viable? SSHRC - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award $17,500
Gregory Vandergrift, Chemistry/Biology

Supervisor: Dr. Chris Gill
Signal Suppression Studies for Condensed Phase Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) $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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