2012 External Scholarship and Award winners

Faculty of Graduate Studies




2012 External Scholarship and Award winners


2012 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Awards (NSERC)

NSERC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Doctoral

Drew Marquardt, Physics
"Alpha-tocopherol's location, dynamics and antioxidant properties in the cell membrane"

NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships
Doctoral

Vincenzo Coia, Mathematics & Statistics
“On modelling spatio-temporal extremes of the environment in response to human activity through max-stable processes”

Kiel Ormerod, Biological Sciences
“Cell-specific modulation by a neuropeptide in Drosophila melanogaster”

Tyler Weaver, Applied Health Sciences
“Falls in older adults: New insights into the biomechanics, physiologic mechanisms, causes and circumstances”

NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships
Master’s

Carolyn Dowling, Biological Sciences
“Determining anthocyanin and phenolic composition, and anthocyanin biosynthesis pathway in novel yellow European plums”

Raechelle Gibson, Psychology
“An electrophysiological investigation of age-related decline in memory and attention”

Caitlin Heit, Biotechnology
“Acetic acid formation and redox balance in wine yeast under
hyperosmotic stress during Icewine fermentation”

Jesse Larone, Mathematics & Statistics
“Studies in the context of Fourier Analysis”

 

2012 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Awards (SSHRC)

SSHRC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Doctoral

Royette Tavernier, Psychology
"Turning points: The association between positive meaning-making and psychological well-being among Canadian students"

SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Doctoral

Neil Marshall, Mathematics & Statistics
“Student University Mathematics Learning by Use of Prefabricated or Open-Source Computer-Based Simulations”

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships

Thomas Glasbergen, History
“Adopting classical personae in 18th Century Britain”

Kaitlyn LaForge, Applied Health Sciences
“What’s happening during the game?: The self-efficacy/performance relationship within continuous sport performances”

Melissa Meijaard, English
“Bearing Witness: The construction of martyrs’ identities in early modern letters”

Malvina Skorska, Psychology
“Predicting the discordance among sexual behavior, sexual attraction and sexual identity from social and biological factors”

Christopher Walsh, Critical Sociology
“After Work: The informal regulation of disenfranchised labour”

SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Master’s

Courtney Bishop, Applied Disability Studies
“SOCIAL purpose enterprise and marginalized persons: Staff perspectives on the impact and nature of Common Ground Cooperative, a case study”

Amanda Bolger, Psychology
“An objective study of the affective component of communications as a predictor of helping related subjective well-being among older mother-adult daughter dyads”

Hugo Chesshire, Political Science
“How internet technologies are changing public discourse through the separation of publicity from indentifiability”

Jeremy Colangelo, English
“A portrait of the artist as an ontological prisoner”

Melissa Dol, Psychology
“Promoting higher-order cognitive skills: A focus on the characteristics of effective clicker questions”

Cheryl Drake, Psychology
“Dealing with stressful events in interpersonal relationships: The effects of mismatched coping styles and strategies on relationship satisfaction and interpersonal functioning”

Kaitlin England, Child & Youth Studies
“Redefining citizenship in the virtual setting: Youth as social actors and producers of popular culture”

Ann Farrell, Psychology
“Socialization in middle childhood and adolescence”

Omolola Fowler, Economics
“Alternative economic policy approaches towards a competitive industrial organization in Canada”

Nathalie Gauthier, Psychology
“Psychopathy and feigning of the social emotions (remorse and empathy)”

Julie Gemuend, Visual Arts
“A study of identity in a technologically saturated society: constructed and perceived identities in relation to the phenomenon of social networking”

Jennifer Gilchrist, Applied Health Sciences
“Pride and self-esteem: The mediating effects of motivation”

Sierra Holtzheuser, Child & Youth Studies
“Reading Rocks Junior: Studying emergent literacy in vulnerable readers”

Laura Ip, Social Justice & Equity Studies
“The experiences of white mothers of differently racialized children”

Amanda Jones, Child & Youth Studies
“Intellectually disabled young offenders: Conceptualization and differential probation conditions”

Katherine Kerley, Education
“Confronting homophobia and challenging heteronormativity: Examining the queer life narratives of southern Ontario teachers and administrators”

Soomin Lee, Economics
“Government economic interventionism, foreign direct investment and economic growth”

Dylan Mawson, Philosophy
“Examining the current state and future potential of the performance event through the gaze of postmodern theory”

Tamara McEachern, Child & Youth Studies
“Cognitive and motivational processes that contribute to or impede the reading growth of struggling youth and adults”

Lindsay Meldrum, Applied Health Sciences
“Longitudinal study of the reciprocal effects of well-being and performance in a sports context”

Jasmine Mian, Psychology
“The influence of Context in Facial Emotion Recognition: how context modulates the facial scanning patterns of adults and children”

Kaitlyn Salvas, Psychology
“The role of friendship quality and antisocial friendships in the relationship between agreeableness and proactive aggression in children and youth”

Carleigh Sanderson, Child & Youth Studies
“Excessive worry in children: Efficiency versus task performance in visual spatial working memory”

Thalia Stroobosscher, Psychology
“Perceiving traits in adult and child faces: A developmental perspective”

Sara Stuart, English
“Re-imagining the outcast: Otherness in Scandanavian literature”

Olga Yudina, Tourism & Environment
“Towards the decommodification of animals in the ecotourism experience”

 

2012 Canadian Institutes of Health Research Awards (CIHR)

Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships
Doctoral

Val Andrew Fajardo, Applied Health Sciences
“Phospholemman and transport efficiency of Na/K ATPase - implications for obesity and related metabolic disorders”

Irene Podolak, Applied Health Sciences
“A study of the how predictive analytics is being applied by health
leaders around the globe to make decisions about the future”

Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships
Master’s

Lauren Hamilton, Applied Health Sciences
“The effect of advanced warning on balance and cognitive control in older adults”

Tamara Speth, Psychology
“The role of sleep physiology in determining children’s cognitive functioning following experimental sleep restriction and extension paradigms”

CIHR Master’s Award – Priority Announcement: Dental Hygiene

Laura Perri, Education
“Exploring the process of implementing and evaluating the national entry-to-practice competencies by dental hygiene educators across Canada”
 

2012 Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)

Doctoral

Po-Ling Bork, Education

Daniele Chirico, Applied Health Sciences

Vincenzo Coia, Mathematics & Statistics

Val Andrew Fajardo, Applied Health Sciences

Shawn Geniole, Psychology

William Gittings, Applied Health Sciences

Geoffrey Hartley, Applied Health Sciences

Melissa Meijaard, English

Malvina Skorska, Psychology

Christopher Walsh, Critical Sociology

Jessica Wood, Applied Health Sciences

Master’s

Courtney Bishop, Applied Disability Studies

Candice Boekestyn, Modern Languages

Laura Castelli, Applied Health Sciences

Hugo Chesshire, Political Science

Phuc Dang, Applied Health Sciences

Melissa Dol, Psychology

Raechelle Gibson, Psychology

Lauren Hamilton, Applied Health Sciences

Sierra Holtzheuser, Child and Youth

Laura Ip, Social Justice & Equity Studies

Katherine Kerley, Education

Jasmine Mian, Psychology

Michelle Przedborski, Physics

Christine Rougoor, Education

Olga Yudina, Tourism & Environment

Asma Zafar, Management
 

2011/12 Ontario Trillium Scholarships (OTS)

Doctoral

Matilda Baptist, Biotechnology

Seyedeh Taimoory, Chemistry

 

2011/12 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarships in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)

Doctoral

Viviana Cadena, Biological Sciences
“Thermoregulatory responses to high altitude acclimation in rats”

Mark Frampton, Biotechnology
“Organosilicon biotechnology”

William John Gittings, Applied Health Sciences
“Contractile performance and economy of muscular work in myosin light
chain kinase devoid skeletal muscle”

Drew Marquardt, Physics
“Alpha-tocopherol’s location, dynamics and antioxidant properties in the cell membrane”

Kiel Ormerod, Biological Sciences
“Cell-specific modulation by neuropeptides in Drosophila melanogaster”

Master’s

Lauren Hamilton, Applied Health Sciences
“The effect of advanced perturbation warning on balance and cognitive
control in older adults”

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