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Internal Grants & Leaves Awarded in Fiscal Year 2012/2013

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

VIU stock picture Research Fund

Capacity Building Grant

VIU FA Leaves

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

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Research Fund (RF)

Recipients Project Title Amount
Nadine Cruickshanks,
Education
Signs of Transformation through a Belize Field School Practicum
$2,000
Sherry Dahlke,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Supporting Clinical Nursing Education
$4,000
Eric Demers,
Biology
Bird Monitoring, Banding and Training at VIU
$3,920
Glenda Hunter,
Adult Basic Education Nanaimo
Using Green Chemistry Principles to Demonstrate Sustainability Practices in Advanced and Provincial Chemistry Labs
$3,200
Erik Krogh,
Chemistry
Development of an Underwater Mass Spectrometer for in-situ measurements of dissolved gases and marine biomarkers
$7,492
Maureen Makepeace-Dore,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
How do women nurse educators make sense of their everyday realities living the CAEN curriculum: An ethnomethodological study
$3,495
Tim Stokes,
Earth Sciences
Evolution of Karst Landscapes on Vancouver Island: A geologic, geomorphic and hydrologic investigation
$3,900

Capacity Building Grants (CBG)

Recipients Project Title Amount
Daniel Burgoyne,
English
Digital Capture of James Cook’s A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean
$783
Brenda Lane,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
What do nurses need to know about men’s comfort level with placement of genitalia?
$1,200
Melody Martin,
First Nations Studies
VIU/School District #68 Partnership Development: Indigenous Teachings in Schools
$1,825
Ravindra Mohabeer,
Media Studies/Digital Media Technology
Disseminating Research Results on Invisibility $1,039


VIU FA Leaves (awarded in 2012 - 2013, to be taken in 2013 - 2014)

Recipients Project Title Leave
Matthew Beedham,
English
Kazuo Ishiguro: a new volume in Palgrave Macmillan’s “New British Fiction” series
Half
Gregory Bush,
Music
The Suite sound of Jazz
Half
Linda Brynes,
BSN
Using Advanced Integrative Energy Healing Modalities to Prevent or Lessen the Impact of Work Related Trauma in Nurses
Half
Paige Fisher,
Education
Enhancing Literacy Outcomes and Learner Confidence Through Place-Based Education
Half
Alan Gilchrist,
Geography
Soil Moisture Balance for Vancouver Island
Half
Chris Gill,
Chemistry
HRMS/CI - MIMS for Real World Chemical Measurements
Half
Michael Govorov,
Geography
Enhancing Post-graduate Teaching and Learning in the Area of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at VIU
Half
Joanna Hesketh,
Recruitment & Public Engagement
Dissertation Research: The Application of Attention and Attribution Theory to Product Placement
Half
Erik Krogh,
Chemistry
Environmental Mass Spectrometry: Real-time assessments and the study of dynamic
chemical processes in air and water
Half
Hui (Joy) Lui,
Economics
Two Research Projects in the Area of Industrial Organization for the Economy of United Arab Emirates
Half
Jeannie Martin,
English
Lines of Blood and Ink: Genealogy in Canadian Literature
Half
Craig McGuigan,
Counselling
Aboriginal Young Men with University Degrees: The Grounds for Success
Half
Gara Pruesse,
Computing Science
Efficient Generation of the Ideals of a Poset
Full
Cheryl Warsh,
History
The Kelsey Project: Dr. Frances Kelsey, Thalidomide, and Challenges to Foetal Health
Half
Jane Watson,
Biology
Kelp forests, sea otters, whales and diving; a year of academic exploration, research and writing
Full

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

Recipients Conferences,Workshops and Colloquia STAC JWCP
Jesse Alexander,
Geography
Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (Presentation)
$500
$250
Luis Alves;
Katie Schneider;
Jaylene Bodner;
Tourism Management
Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (Presentation)
$920
Karissa Appleby,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)
$295
Warrick Baijius,
Geography
Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (Presentation)
$500
$157.14
Gillian Baker,
Sociology
Sociologists for Women in Society Summer Meeting/American Sociological Association Conference (Attendee)
$700
Jonathan Bierman,
Tourism Studies Diploma
The 3rd Annual LGBT Tourism Conference (Attendee)
$400
Jessica Butler,
Tourism Management
In Your Face Youth Workers Conference (Attendee)
$304.10

Evan Gibson, Finance/Accounting;
Adrien Stuart; Accounting;
John Hirst, Finance;
Alex Neufeld, Business Administration;
Devan Zanatta, Marketing;
Michael Fuller, Accounting;
Scott Lissa, Graphic Design

Sprott Roundtable 2013 Business Students Conference (Roundtable Discussion)
$2,454
Robert Halsall,
Biology
Cities Alive 11th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference (Poster Presentation)
$950
Stacey Harper,
Liberal Studies
ACTC Student Conference (Poster Presentation)
$700
$166.27

Holly Keen;
Jenn Lumsden;
Kelly Pearce;
Education

WestCAST 2013 UNBC Conference (Presentation and Roundtable Discussion)
$1,500
$508.65
Angela Linthorne,
Criminology
Western Society of Criminology Annual Conference (Presentation)
$700
$250
Olivia Litster,
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) 2013 Conference (Presentation)
$350
Luke McLeod,
Liberal Studies
The Association for Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) Student Conference (Presentation)
$700
$135.27
Alysha Miller,
Liberal Studies
Association for Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) Student Conference: "the Liberal Arts and Student Reflections on Core Texts" (Presentation)
$700
$250
Tegan Padgett,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)
$275
Jessica Paravicini,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)
$275
Aaron Ritchie,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)
$275
Hans Schnorr von Carolsfeld,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)
$360
Niel Scobie,
Media Studies
Quebec Universities English Undergrad Conference 2013 (Presentation)
$700
$250
Travis Shook,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)
$275
Stephanie Thorpe,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)
$89.08
$225.92
Heidi van Vliet,
Biology
Pacific Ecology and Evolution Conference (PEEC) (Poster Presentation)

$275

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