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2019 Awards

Congratulations to the following researchers who have received Internal Research Grants in 2019. Those awarded are:

SSHRC Institutional Grants (SSHRC-SIG)

April 2019

SIG Exchange Grants

  • Katherine Collins, Faculty of Arts, Conference presentation “The perception of linguistic bias in news media: Can you tell if your news is biased?”, $1,318
  • Travis Dumsday, Faculty of Arts, Workshop “New Directions in Theology & Philosophy of Science”, $1,500
  • Elizabeth Smythe, Faculty of Arts, Conference presentation “Investor Protection, Canada and the USMCA: Walking away from Chapter 11 of NAFTA”, $667.

SIG Explore Grants

  • Colin Neufeldt, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Project “Despised and Forgotten: The Experience of Mennonites in Deutsche Wymychle, Poland (1945-1950)”, $4,000
  • Muna Saleh, Faculty of Education, Project “A Narrative Inquiry into the Curriculum-Making Experiences of Muslim Refugee Mothers of Children with Disabilities”, $4,000
  • Elizabeth Smythe, Faculty of Arts, Project “Front of Package Food Labelling and International Trade: Is there policy space for public health?”, $3,515.

Faculty of Arts

February 2019

Impact Grants

  • Travis Dumsday, Conference Presentation: “Transubstantiation Through the Lens of Spacetime Substantivalism“, $1845
  • Steven Muir, Conference Presentation: “Objects and ritual in a female pilgrim’s 4th Century experience in Jerusalem”, $2155

Seed Grants

  • Katherine Collins, Language and Culture Research Lab (LCRL), $2180
  • Robin Willey, Exploring Art and Religion in Canadian Evangelicalism, $2822

2018 Awards

Congratulations to the following researchers who have received Internal Research Grants in 2018. Those awarded are:

Faculty of Arts

October 2018

Impact Grants
  • Katherine Collins, Conference Presentation: “Biased language: Production, reception, and the potential role of automated analysis“, $900
  • Elizabeth Smythe, Conference Presentation:“How trade agreements impact the prospects for a national food policy”, $1370

Seed Grants

  • Zdravko Marjanovic, Marjanovic Lab Research Projects, $3610

May 2018

  • Elizabeth Smyth, Local food and local agricultural land: Examining the Alberta Disconnect and NAFTA in Hindsight and Moving Forward, $1253
  • Conrad van Dyk, Online writing guide for students: The Nature of Writing, $4500

April 2018

  • John Maxfield, Monograph: The Reformation in a North German City, $236​

March 2018

  • Linda Van Netten Blimke, Conference Presentation: “The Politics of Sympathy: Female Sentimental Travel Writers and Revolution, 1775-1832“, $2144​

February 2018

  • Katherine Collins, Effects of Exposure to Biased Language, $772

Faculty of Management

October 2018

Impact Grants

  • Sergey Butakov, Conference Presentation: “Security Evaluation Methodology for Software Defined Network Solutions”, $1010

April 2018

  • Mark Loo, Conference Presentation: “Managing Faith in Emerging Markets Challenges and Recommendations for Business ASEAN”, $3652
  • Mark Loo, Comparative Analysis of Global Competitiveness of BRICs and ASEAN, $191

March 2018

  • Mark Loo, Conference Presentation: “Comparative Analysis of Global Competitiveness of BRICs and ASEAN: Implications at International Conference on Business and Economics”, $2415

February 2018

  • Sergey Butakov, Conference Presentation: “Simulations with OPNET and Methodologies of Fault Tree“, $1559
  • Bobby Swar, Conference Presentation: “A Vulnerability Study of Mhealth Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Applications” and “Incident Handling Guide for Small Organizations in the Hospitality Sector“, $3216
  • Pavol Zavarsky: “Prevention of Ransomware Execution in an Enterprise Environment” and “Study of the Impact of Paranoia Levels on Effectiveness of ModSecurity Web Application Firewall”, $2614

Faculty of Science

October 2018

Seed Grants

  • Owen Scadeng, Investigation of 8π electrocyclizations on 7-carbon systems, $4220
  • Vladimir Pitchko, Blended Learning Teaching Technique as a Threshold Barrier in Students’ Learning Experience in Universities, $700

May 2018

  • Xin Chen, Effect of forest fire on the manganese movement in Fort McMurray area, $5000

April 2018

  • Xin Chen, Sample Analysis, $250​

March 2018

  • Vladimir Pitchko, Conference Presentation: “Blended Learning as a Threshold Barrier”, $2500

2017 Awards

Congratulations to the following researchers who have received Internal Research Grants in 2017. Those awarded are:

Faculty of Arts

  • Steven Muir, Research Visit to Baylor University and University of Edinburgh and Conference presentations: “Pilgrimage to Ancient Rome” and “Accessing Divine Power and Status”, $3200
  • Travis Dumsday, Conference presentation: “Gunk and the Debate Over Irreductable Determinables”, $1250
  • Tolly Bradford, Missionaries, Religion, and Treaties Six, $2,274
  • Valerie Henitiuk, St. Jerome Conference 2017 – A Celebration of Translation, $1,956
  • Danielle Lisboa, For a Greater Enchantment: Memories, Imagery, and Rituals of the Xucuru-Kariri of Palmeira dos Indios, Brazil, $5,000
  • John Maxfield, Research Visit to Herzog August Bibliotek in Wolfenbuttel, $3,373
  • Steven Muir, Research Visit to University of Oxford and Conference presentation: “Jeremiah as a Role Model for Paul the Theologian”, $3200
  • Elizabeth Smythe, Conference presentation: “Building Bridges to Alternative Food Systems”, $1,115

Faculty of Education

  • Brent Bradford, Investigation of Student Wellness on a University Campus, $5,000
  • Brent Bradford, Teacher Clothing in Physical Education, $250

Faculty of Science

  • Sandra Song, Simulation prototypes efficacy in improving response times and judgement in Environmental Health, $5000
  • Xin Chen, Conference presentation: “Environmental Geography and Dynastic Cycles of Ancient China”, $2,259
  • Vladimir Pitchko, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Program, $250

Faculty of Management

  • Mark Loo, Conference presentation: “Comparative Analysis of Global Competitiveness Between BRICs and Canada: Implications for Businesses”, $863
  • Shaun Aghili, Conference presentation: “A Proposed Assurance Model to Assess Security and Privacy Risks in IaaS and PaaS Environments”, $2,775
  • Sergey Butakov, Conference presentation: “Audit Plan for Patch Management”, $2,398
  • Dale Lindskog, Honeywords Generation Program, $500
  • Mark Loo, Conference presentation: “Association of South East Asia Implications for Small and Medium Enterprises”, $2,415
  • Mark Loo, Conference presentation: “Market Focus for Performance Excellence”, $1,722
  • Bobby Swar, Enhanced fingerprinting and identification for Internet of Things, $5000
  • Ashish Thomas, Stakeholder Management in IT for Oil and Gas Industry, $408
  • Pavol Zavarsky, Conference presentation: “Security of e-government services”, $3,777