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Statistics & Fast Facts (2010-2011)

This page outlines VIU's research statistics, for both faculty and students, for the previous fiscal year's research activity.

Riley Glew, CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Award Recipient (2010/2011)
Student Research Statistics

General External Research Facts and Figures


Pie Charts

Capital

Highlights for 2010/2011


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Student Research Statistics

  • $477,713 was given to students for research awards, salaries & honorariums (internal & external funds).
  • Approx. 155 students received salaries/honorariums as a result of research activities at VIU.
  • 36 students received research scholarships, awards & internships (internal & external funds).
  • 1 student awarded a NSERC Post Graduate Scholarship (PGS).
  • 1 student awarded a CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship.
  • 1 incoming student bringing a SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship Master’s Award (The first SSHRC student award at VIU).

General External Research Facts and Figures (by Fiscal Year Funding Received)

  • $ 3,808,934 - Total external research funding received in fiscal year 2010/2011 (not including endowments or student research).
  • $ 520,263 - Funds put into building institutional research capacity.
  • $ 1,254,772 - Operating funds received.
  • $ 2,033,899 - Infrastructure (facilities and equipment) funding received.



Research Capital

Fiscal Year

Institutional
Capacity Building

Endowment

Facilities and
 Equipment

1999/2000

$498,600

2000/2001

$101,400

2001/2002

$100,000

2002/2003

$53,686

$3,051,488

2003/2004

$103,607

$174,000

2004/2005

$288,403

$2,415,360

2005/2006

$452,314

$3,287,611

2006/2007

$488,619

$192,271

2007/2008

$418,767

$1,250,000

$237,433

2008/2009
$445,480
$2,500,000
$544,677
2009/2010
$392,533
$1,250,000
$1,329,403

2010/2011

$520,263

$0

$2,033,899

Totals

$3,168,671

$5,000,000

$13,966,142


Highlights for 2010/2011

  • Dr. Sarah Dudas, was appointed as a new Canada Research Chair in Shellfish Aquaculture Ecosystems Interactions.
  • Dr. Sarah Dudas also received just over $300,000 equipment for her research from CFI and BCKDF.
  • Dr. David Gaumont-Guy received over $100,000 from CFI and BCKDF to purchase equipment to study carbon sequestration of green roofs.
  • Drs Chris Gill and Erik Krogh received five years of funding from NSERC to study new application of membrane induction mass spectometry. Related research is funded through a contract with StatOil.
  • Dr. Nicole Vaugeois received a research contract with Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada to look at ammenities-based rural development.
  • VIU received its first allocation of SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada  Scholarships in which VIU can nominate up to five graduating students to receive funding for graduate school.
  • Sarah Marshall, a Masters of Education student, is VIU's first graduate student to hold a SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Scholarship.
  • VIU hosted visits by Dr. Chad Gaffield, President of SSHRC and by Isabelle Blain, Vice-President of NSERC.
  • 36 students received research scholarships, awards and internships.

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