TRU: Funding boosts 21 new research projects

by pmnationtalk on March 8, 2018167 Views

March 07, 2018

Congratulations to the 21 researchers who received 2018 Internal Research Fund awards. The fund provides a maximum of $100,000 annually to support research with the principle aim of scaffolding faculty development, especially in terms of tenure and promotion. Those awarded are:

Faculty of Arts

  • Catherine Ortner, Validation of Mouse-Tracking Methods to Examine the Dynamic Cognitive Processes Underlying Emotion Regulation Choices
  • Monica Sanchez-Flores, An Examination of Service Learning, International Trades and Tech Practicum: Installation of Solar Panels in Low-Income Homes in Oaxaca, Mexico

Faculty of Education and Social Work

  • Rebecca Sanford, Canadian Suicide Exposure Study

Faculty of Law

  • Christopher Hunt, The Law of Privilege
  • Sarah Marsden, Who bears the burden of enforcement? Assessing the protection of migrant workers in Canadian immigration law
  • Samuel Singer, Remission Orders as a Canadian Tax Debt Relief Vehicle

Faculty of Science

  • Mohamed Tawhid, Discrete Heat Transfer Search (DHTS) for Travelling Salesman Problem
  • Dipesh Prema, New Catalysts for the Conversion of Fatty Acid Triglycerides into Green Diesel and Commodity Chemicals
  • Naowarat Cheeptham, Bat Wing/Skin Microbiomes: Culture Dependent Approach
  • Piper Jackson, Machine Generated Simulation Data for Aging Well
  • Thomas Pypker, Impact of canopy structure and throughfall distribution on the establishment of the epiphytic lichen Lobaria pulmonaria
  • Kingsley Donkor, Oligosaccharides as Biomarkers for Characterization of Differences in Dairy Milk
  • Jonathan Van Hamme, Fungal Contributions to Post-Thaw Permafrost Carbon Cycling
  • Karl Larsen, The effects of seasonality on the behaviour and well-being of feral domestic cats

School of Nursing

  • Joyce O’Mahony, Supporting Emotional Well-being and Access to Health Care of Syrian Mothers: A Collaboration amongst Community Stakeholders, Researchers, and Research Users
  • Judy Duchscher, Bicultural Immersion During an Undergraduate BScN Program: The Influence on Professional Role Transition
  • Lisa Bourque-Bearskin, Indigenous Nursing Research Program

School of Business and Economics

  • Matti Haverila, A qualitative study of brand community constructs and indicators
  • Ehsan Latif, Health and Mental Wellbeing during Canada’s Economic Boom, Bust and Recovery
  • Farimah Hakem Zadeh, Title: Bridging the gap between research and practice in management- A quasi-experiment of actionability
  • Warveni Jap, Comparing the Student Centric Measures in Canada and China

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