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Internal Grants & Leaves Awarded (2010/2011)

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

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VIU FA Leaves

Student Travel & Conference

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Research Fund (RF)

Recipients Project Title
Amount

Leigh Blaney,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Co-Researcher:
France Bouthillette

Resilience in the context of CISM: A pilot study of coping and resilience in firefighters in Canada and the UK
$3,000
Leigh Blaney,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
Co-Researchers:
France Bouthillette,
Eva Sundin (Nottingham
Trent University)
Collaborator: Dr. Alexander Sumich (Nottingham Trent University)
Does Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) promote coping in Firefighters? A pilot study investigating CISM for firefighters in Canada and the UK.
$1,000
Daniel Burgoyne, English Redefining Scientific Romance: Romanticism and Speculative Science
$3,000
Greg Bush,
Music
Twelve Jazz Solos by Canadian Trumpet Players
$600
Sarah Dudas,
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Co-Researcher:
Brian Kingzett
Influence of abiotic and biotic factors on Olympia Oyster settlement, survival and recruitment
$3,000
Gord Edmondson,
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Co-Researcher:
Dave Switzer
Sexing of White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Using Ultrasound
$4,000
Chris Gill,
Chemistry
Direct Liquid Electron Ionization (LEI) coupled with Condensed Phase Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry (CP-MIMS)
$3,000
Hitomi Kimura Establishment of a long term monitoring program to assess the status of Western toads (Anaxyrus boreas) in Morrell Lake, Nanaimo
$3,000
Erik Krogh, Chemistry
Co-Researcher:
Max Bothwell
The Influence of Dissolved Phosphorus on the Prevalence of an Invasive Algae Didymosphenia geminata in Vancouver Island Rivers
$3,892
Linda McDonell,
BC Regional Innovation Chair for Aboriginal Early Childhood Development
A Chair for Aboriginal Early Childhood Development: Setting the Stage
$1,650
Rachel Moll, Education
Exploring the use of social media to support teaching and learning physics
$3,150
Jay Ruzesky, English Poems Out of Africa
$2,000
Manjeet Uppal, Child & Youth Care,
Helene Demers, Anthropology
The Elders’ Teaching Compilation
$3,000

Capacity Building Grants (CBG)

Recipients Project Title
Amount
Julia Hengstler, Education,
Rachel Moll, Education
An International Study of Influences of Philosophies of Teaching and Technology on Adoption of Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education (Collaborative Project with Dr. Gale Parchoma, Lancaster University, UK)
$1,840
Linda McDonell,
BC Regional Innovation Chair for Aboriginal Early Childhood Development
Chair for Aboriginal Early Childhood Development: Setting the Stage
$1,000
Jay Ruzesky, English Forging Links with Tanganyika
$1,000
Pamela Shaw, Geography Nanaimo River Estuary Project
$700
Debra Pentecost,
Media Studies/Digital Media Technology
Trauma in the War Zone: Film Strategies in “Waltz With Bashir” and “Under the Bombs”
$850



VIU FA Leaves (awarded in 2010 - 2011, to be taken in 2011 - 2012)

Recipients Description of Leave
Leave
Allyson Anderson,
First Nations Studies
PhD in Native Studies
Full
Helene Demers, Anthropology Project I. Out of Free Will, the Dutch movement for assisted suicide for the elderly who are "levensmoe" (tired of life) Project 2. Bridge between cultures: Lina de Guevara and 23 years of Puente Theatre
Full
Ken Hammer,
Recreation & Tourism
Building Better Global Partnerships
Full
John LePage, English
Two Book Projects On Aspects of Renaissance Literature
Full
Vanessa Oltmann, Accounting Providing Canadian Resources in Forensic Accounting, Fraud Prevention, and Corporate Compliance to Educators, Managers, and Investigators.
Full
Melanie O'Neill, Psychology A Deeper Look into Anxiety
Full
Don Alexander, Geography, Global Studies Building On a Legacy of Past Writing and Research: Completing a Book Manuscript and More
Half
Brian Dick, Physics, Engineering, Astronomy Building on the teaching and learning environment at Tra Vinh University
Half
Bodil Ellins, Interior Design A comparative study of interior design programs between selected Danish post secondary institutions and Vancouver Island University's Bachelor of Interior Design.
Half
Maureen Okun, Liberal Studies, English A Broadview Anthology of British Literature Edition of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur, Books Seven and Eight
Half
Alex Tsisserev, Music Audio Branding: The Sound of the Human Experience
Half

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

Recipients Conferences,Workshops and Colloquia
Amount
Belinda Bourassa,
Tourism Management
2011 Rural Tourism Conference in 108 Mile House,
BC (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
$112.50
JWCP
Lizabeth Connor & Rebecca Stanley, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses (CANN) Conference in Calgary, AB (Poster Presentation)
$1,000
JWCP
Emily Garrett,
English
Association of Canadian College and University Teacher of English (ACCUTE) Conference in
Fredericton, NB (Panel Presentation)
$700
STAC
Jean King,
Psychology
Psychology Students of Vancouver Island Poster Session (PSOVIPS) in Victoria, BC (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
Brianne Labute,
Tourism Management
Rural Tourism Conference in 108 Mile House, BC (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
$112.50
JWCP
Dane Letourneau,
Chemistry & Biology
International Water Association (IWA) Natural Organic Matter Conference Costa Mesa, California (Poster Presentation)
$700
STAC
Christine LoScerbo,
Geography
Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (WDCAG) Conference in Burnaby, BC (Oral Presentation)
$250
STAC
Kristy Mighton,
Tourism Management
2011 Rural Tourism Conference in 108 Mile House, BC (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
$112.50
JWCP
Arlene Morrow, Jonathan Pooley, Maile-Rae Hamilton, Graham Low, Business Administration JDC West Business Competition in Saskatoon (Participants)
$750
STAC
Amy Moyer,
Psychology
2011 Canadian Psychological Association Conference in Toronto, ON (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
$112.50
JWCP
Angelica Nielsen,
Geography
2011 Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (WDCAG) Conference in Burnaby, BC (Oral Presentation)
$250
STAC
Nikki Ormond, Education WestCAST 2011 in Brandon, MB (Presenting)
$500
JWCP
Breanne Quist, Education WestCAST 2011 in Brandon, MB (Presenting)
$500
JWCP
Kelly Sayers,
Business Administration
Get Contagious Conference 2010 in Vancouver (Participant)
$200
STAC
L-A Shibish, Tourism Management
2010 BC Tourism Industry Conference in Vancouver (Participant)
$250
STAC
Jacqueline Smith,
Tourism Mangement
2011 Rural Tourism Conference in 108 Mile House,
BC (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
$112.50
JWCP
Kaitlyn Stone, Education WestCAST Conference 2011 in Brandon, MB (Participant)
$400
STAC
Fran Thorburn,
Tourism Management
2011 Rural Tourism Conference in 108 Mile House, BC (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
$112.50
JWCP
Gwen Vonarx,
Tourism Management
2011 Rural Tourism Conference in 108 Mile House, BC (Poster Presentation)
$75
STAC
$112.50
JWCP
Megan Willis, Chemistry & Mathmatics PACIFICHEM Conference in Honolulu, HI (Poster Presentation)
$550
STAC
$250
JWCP

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