VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Internal Award Recipients 2018-19

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

VIURAC Awards - Spring 2019

Regional Initiative Fund November 2018

Name Project Title and Community Partner(s) Amount
Erik Krogh

French Creek Odour Mapping Project

Community Partner: French Creek Pollution Control Centre, Regional
District of Nanaimo

Geraldine Manson

Coast Salish Traditional Place Names: Reconciling a Colonial Past
in the UNESCO-designated Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region

Community Partners: Snaw-Naw-As First Nation, Qualicum First Nation, Snuneymuxw First Nation, TimberWest, Parksville & District Chamber of
Commerce, Town of Qualicum Beach, and the City of Parksville


VIURAC Awards November 2018

VIUFA Leaves (awarded in September 2018 - to be taken 2019-20)

Recipient Project Leave
Aggie Weighill Research & Capacity Building Through International Partnerships Full
George Kelly Testing out the SportsTown App for Physical Literacy in Schools from Coast to Coast Full
Kathleen Reed SFU Doctoral Coursework: Laying a Foundation for Research into the Information Practices of Transgender Youth Full
Les Malbon Curriculum Reorientation for the Faculty of Education: Sustainability & Peace, Indigenizing the Curriculum, and Human Health & Wellness Half
Micki McCartney Ensouling Higher Education Half
Spencer Russell Developing Aquatic Animal Health Solutions to Improve the Sustainability of BC's Fisheries and Aquaculture Industries Half
Sylvie Lafreniere Far West: The Canadian Francophonie on Vancouver Island Full