Archive for April 2017

Summer 2017 Funding Results

Thank you to everyone who applied for the Research and Scholarly Activity Fund.

We are pleased to announce the following projects will receive funding:

Receiving funding ($3000)

  • Jessica Kalra, Biology/Health Sciences  – Project Title: Characterization of exosomes and exosomal circular RNA from Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Carcinoma cell lines
  • Erin Skinner, Psychology  – Project Title: Attentional Biases in Test-Anxious Students (pending REB approval)
  • Todd Stuckless, Chemistry – Project Title: Electrochemical Treatment of Wastewater by Sulphate Oxidation
  • Morgan Yates, Nursing – Project Title: Scoping Review of the Barriers and Facilitators to Enabling Scholarly Activity within Canadian Schools of Nursing
  • Dave Anderson, Biology – Project Title: Optimizing compost processing by monitoring microbial community succession

Receiving funding ($2340)

  • Jason Madar, Computing Science & Information Systems (CSIS) – Project Title: VR Visualization of high-thruput screening data

Receiving funding (up to $3000)

  • Paulo Sgarbi, Chemistry – Project Title: Computational Chemistry for Undergraduates: Studying the Structure-Property Relationships of Conducting Polymers with Potential Application in Electronics (subject to a few conditions)

Congratulations to the successful applicants!

RSAF Adjudication Committee:

Margaret Heldman, Dean of Science

Wanda Pierson, Nursing

Margo Nelson, Social Service Worker & Health Sciences