Brock Research announces Internal Grant Recipients for Winter 2009

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Brock Research announces Internal Grant Recipients for Winter 2009

Published on December 18 2009


Congratulations to the following Brock University researchers, who have been awarded a total of nearly $50,000 in funds through two internal programs created to assist faculty advance their programs of research. 

The Brock University Advancement Fund (BUAF) provides Brock researchers in all faculties with funding to complete preliminary research in preparation for a submission to an external granting agency. BUAF Research Seed Grants assist faculty members develop a program of research that is innovative and worthy of funding by external research sponsors and to promote the research agenda of individual researchers and research teams. This internal award also provides modest financial support for special pursuits related to research interests – Special Purpose Grants.

The other program is the Brock SSHRC Institutional Grant (BSIG), a Research Seed Grant designed to assist faculty members develop a program of research that is innovative and worthy of funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

The recipients of the BUAF special purpose grant for manuscript preparation include May Betz, Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Keri Cronin, Visual Arts.

The two recipients of the BUAF special purpose grants for travel to an international conference include Shannon Moore, Child and Youth Studies, and Carolyn Hafer, Psychology.

Research seed grants under BUAF were awarded to:
Adonis Skandalis, Biological Sciences
Garrett Hutson, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Stephen Cheung, Physcial Education and Kinesiology
Craig Tokuno, Physcial Education and Kinesiology

The BSIG recipients who will receive research seed grants for 2010 include:
Gul Ebru Ustundag, Geography
Renee-Claude Breitenstein, Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Michelle McGinn, Education
Kamini Jaipal-Jamani (PI) and Candace Figg (Co-App), Education
Debra Harwood (PI) and Sandra Bosacki, Education
Shelley Griffin, Education
Ernest Biktimirov, Finance, Operations and Information Systems
Don Cyr, Finance, Operations and Information Systems
Dominic Lim, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources and Entrepreneurship and Ethics
Phil Sullivan (PI) Kimberley Gammage, and Sandra Peters, Physical Education and Kinesiology

Brock Research holds two competitions each year for these internal awards, with deadlines on March 20 and Nov. 20.

For more information on internal awards, visit Brock Research on the web under Internal Funding Opportunities.