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Internal Grants & Leaves Awarded (2011/2012)

* 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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Research Fund (RF)

 

Recipients Project Title
Amount
Sarah Dudas,
Biology
Influence of shellfish assemblages on benthic habitat
$3,802
Stefanie Duff,
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Real Time Observations of Pacific Prawn (Pandalus Playtyceros) Fishery Traps: Goals for a Sustainable Local Fishery
$4,000
David Gaumont-Guay,
Biology
Development of a dual carbon dioxide measurement system for field and laboratory-based studies
$4,000

David Gaumont-Guay, Biology

A wireless digital camera to quantify the phenological development of a green roof at Vancouver Island University
$4,000
Lev Idels,
Mathematics
Tumor Growth Models with Time Lags
$3,700
Richard Lane,
English
Creative Cloud Computing: Utilizing Android Tablet Computers & Dynamic Connectivity Modes in Undergraduate Research
$4,000
John Morgan, Resource Management Officer Technology Millstone River Coho Radio-Tagging and Tracking Project
$4,000
Suzanne Nilson,
Biology
Investigation of Antimicrobial Activity of Selected Traditional Plant Medicines on Known Skin Pathogens vs. Terpenoid Analysis Using Plantago major and Achillea millefolium Collected from British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
$3,200
David Robinson,
Recreation/Tourism
The Heart of Gold Costa Rica Community Empowerment Project: Enhancing the Community-University Research Alliance Between Vancouver Island University and the Los Santos Region of Costa Rica
$3,780
Lynn Rollison,
BSN
The impact of a difficult birth on mothering
$4,000
Jay Ruzesky,
English
A Passage to Unknown Wonders: One Hundred Years After Amundsen
$4,000
Tim Stokes,
Earth Science
Preliminary Seismic Hazard Mapping, Seismic Monitoring and Site Investigation within the Nanaimo Area
$3,500
Cheryl Warsh,
History
John Sebastian Helmcken (1824-1920): Swashbuckling Surgeon, Father of Confederation
$3,500
Aggie Weighill,
Recreation/Tourism
Exploring the gendered nature of daily life in Larabanga, Ghana
$3,960
Alexandra Weissfloch, Chemistry A Green Chemistry Experiment for Undergraduate Bioorganic Students
$3,695

 

Capacity Building Grants (CBG)

 

Recipients Project Title
Amount
Anna Atkinson,
English
Religion, Rhetoric, and American Colonialism
$1,000
Sally Carpentier,
English
Investigating Holographic Communications and Delivery for Research and Teaching Projects at VIU
$950

Alanna Williams,
Media Studies/Digital Media Technology

Instructional Design Processes Used at a Teaching-Intensive University
$960

 


VIU FA Leaves (awarded in 2011 - 2012, to be taken in 2012 - 2013)

 

Recipients Project Title
Leave

David Cake, Geography

GIS in Support of Environmental Monitoring at Cerro Corona Mine, Peru
Half
Eric Demers, Biology Becoming a Master Bird Bander
Full
Sandra Hagan, English Three Scholarly Articles on Painting and Literature, Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Writers, and Displaced Persons in Literature
Half
Maggie Kennedy, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Global Health in the Nursing Curriculum: Teaching and Learning about complex global health challenges and strengthening inter-cultural partnerships for learning
Half
Guy Le Masurier, Sport, Health & Physical Education Multiple Book Projects: Fitness for Life new editions and copyright update
Half
Dan McDonald, Recreation & Tourism Management Strengthening Relationships, Transferring Knowledge
Full
David Robinson, Recreation & Tourism Management Creating an Australia (NSW) - Canada (VIU) Community Planning Alliance & The Heart of Gold Costa Rica Community Empowerment Project: Enhancing the Community-University Research Alliance between VIU and the Los Santos Region of Costa Rica
Full
Katharina Rout, English Translating Contemporary Fiction: Galsan Tschinag's The White Mountain and Beyond
Half
Catherine Schittecatte, Political Science Book Completion: On the Emergence of the Anti-Globalization Movement, its Transformations and Potentials
Full
Tim Stokes, Earth Science Research on Forested Karst Landscapes and Aquifers: Writing and Compilation of Publications, along with Re-Design and Development of Course Materials
Half
Peter Walsh, Computing Science Improving Network Security in Industrial Control Systems
Half
Alexandra Weissfloch, Chemistry Towards Greener Chemical Education
Full

 

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

 

Recipients Conferences,Workshops and Colloquia

STAC

JWCP
Warrick Baijius,
Geography
Western Division, Canadian Association of Geographers in Kelown, BC (Poster Presentation)
$475
Gillian Baker,
Sociology
Canadian Sociological Association Conference in Waterloo, ON (Presentation)
$700
$250
Shannon Bence,
Tourism Management
XII World Leisure Congress in Rimini, Italy (Presentation)
$800
$250

Daniel Elleker, Psychology

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 45th Annual Convention in Toronto, ON (Poster Presentation)
$700
$250
Annie Ellison,
Biology
North American Ornithological Conference in Vancouver, BC (Poster Presentation)
$200

Lauren Halldorson,
Social Services

Canadian University Queer Services Conference in Regina, SK (Presentation)
$700
$100
Kassandra Hamilton
2012 North American Model United Nations (NAMUN) Conference in Toronto, ON (Delegate)
$700

Josiah Klassen, Nikolause McEwan, Jacquelyn Morris, Stephanie Righi, Olivia Van Jarrett, Resource Management Officer Technology

The 6th Annual Wildlife Field Forensics Seminar: Advanced Training for Wildlife Crime Scene Investigators in Seeley Lake, Montana (Attendees)
$2,500
Dane Letourneau,
Biology
95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition: Energizing Chemistry in Calgary, AB (Poster Presentation)
$500
$250
Emily Marroquin, English Canadian Political Science Students' Association conference in Winnipeg, MB (Attendee)
$700
Cheymus Paddington McNulty,
Global Studies and Geography
Western Divison, Canadian Association of Geographers Conference in Kelowna, BC (Presentation)
$50
$283
Hailey Rilkoff, Tourism Management 2011 BC Tourism Industry Conference in Victoria, BC (Case Study Competition)
$285
Tamara Rogers,
Geography
Western Divison, Canadian Association of Geographers Conference in Kelowna, BC (Presentation)
$50
$283

Sherill Rutherford,
Jazz Music

Jazz Port Townsend: Workshop 2012 in Port Townsend, WA (Participant/Performer)
$500
$250
Samuel Salvati,
Anthropology
Canadian University Queer Services Conference in Regina, SK (Presentation)
$700
$100
James Scott,
Geography
Western Divison, Canadian Association of Geographers Conference in Kelowna, BC (Presentation)
$50
$283
Laurel Sliskovic,
Master's of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management
6th Graduate Research Conference in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure in Fethiye, Turkey (Presentation)
$800
$125
Kristy Tymos,
Psychology
2012 International Association for Relationship Research Conference in Chicago, Il (Poster Presentation)
$800
$125
Heather Wallman, Anthropology American Anthropology Association 110th Annual Meeting in Montreal, QC (Presentation)
$700
$250
Shannon West, Tourism Management BC Protected Areas Research Forum conference in Vancouver, BC (Presentation)
$150
Lyndsey Wheat,
Anthropology
Canadian University Queer Services Conference in Regina, SK (Presentation)
$700
$100
Celia White,
Global Studies
Western Canada Sustainable Campuses Conference in Vancouver, BC (Presentation)
$160

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