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Student Travel and Research Committee (STAR)

Vancouver Island University Student Travel and Research Committee supports students who wish to engage in research and attend conferences. The committee serves two purposes:

  1. Allocate external funds given to the institution for student-led research; and
  2. Allocate funds provided by VIU for student research-related travel to professional and academic conferences.
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Committee Members

Awards Granted by This Committee

Terms of Reference

Access to Committee Documents Folder (Committee members only)

Committee Members

Leif Rasmussen (Chairperson)

Health and Human Services
Glenda Hunter (on leave) Academic and Career Preparation
Caroline Brunley Social Sciences
Richard Lane Arts and Humanities
Phoebe Lo Patigdas VIU Students' Union
Martin Martens Management
Deborah Matheson Social Sciences
Bob Willis Management
Don Noakes
Interim Associate Vice-President, Scholarship & Community Engagement
Kelly Atkins, (Administrative Assistant)
Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office

Awards Granted by this Committee

  1. Student Travel and Conference Fund & the Jessica Wilde Conference Participation Fund

Updated: April 26, 2017