Awards, Funding, and Honours

Applications Pending Decision:

Sustainable Development Grant (SDG) Funding Program Grant, funded by the Federal Government of Canada ($55,618.08 CND) *co-applicant

Applications Awarded:

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (in conjunction with the CB Knowledge Development Fund for Minor Research Infrastructure Projects ($59,429 CND)

Vancouver Island University sabbatical leave time awarded for September-December, 2021 (merit-based)

Vancouver Island University Provost’s Early Career Research Excellence Award, 2020 (merit-based)

Canadian Institute of Health Research Knowledge Synthesis Grant—Knowledge Synthesis for COVID-19 in Mental Health and Substance Use, 2020 ($50,000 CND) *co-applicant

Vancouver Island University Research and Creative Activity COVID 19 Grant, 2020 ($5,000 CND) *co-applicant

Vancouver Island University Research and Creative Activity Share Grant, 2020 ($1,200 CND)

Regional Initiatives Fund, Vancouver Island University, 2020 ($14,500 CND)

Regional Initiatives Fund, Vancouver Island University, 2020 ($30,000 CND) *co-applicant

John C. Service Member of the Year Award, Canadian Psychological Association, 2020 (merit-based)

Research, Scholarly Activity, and Curriculum Development Course Release Award, 2020 (merit-based)

Vancouver Island University Research and Creative Activity Innovate Grant, 2019 ($5,000 CND)

Vancouver Island University Research and Creative Activity Explore Grant, 2019 ($2,000 CND)

Vancouver Island University Research and Creative Activity Engage Grant, 2019 ($2,000 CND)

University of Washington project-based travel support, 2019 ($3,000 USD)

Canadian Mountain Network grant (one of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence), 2019 *co-applicant ($405,000 CND)

Vancouver Island University Research and Creative Activity Gather Grant, 2018 ($3,000 CND)

Vancouver Island University Sustainability Grant, 2018 ($400.00 CND)

National Science Foundation RAPID Response Research grant, 2018 ($106,266 USD; award ID: 1852995 *partially funded as an international collaborator)

University of Washington Tacoma Internal Research Royalty Fund, 2018 ($10,000 USD *co-applicant

Vancouver Island University Provost’s Collaborative Research Award, 2018 (merit-based)

Vancouver Island University Deans’ Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Award, 2018 (merit-based)

Vancouver Island University Research, Scholarly Activity, and Curriculum Development Grant, 2018 ($570.00 CND)

Vancouver Island Health Authority Research and Capacity Building Department Collaborative Research Grant, 2018 ($2,500 CND)

Vancouver Island Health Authority Research and Capacity Building Department Collaborative Research Grant, 2018 ($2,500 CND)

VIUFA Professional and Scholarly Development Fund, 2017 ($475 CND)

The James Irvine Foundation Research and Development Grant (co-PI for the Pop-up Resource Village project) for 2016-2018 ($750,000 USD *partially funded as an international evaluator)

  • This project was also awarded the ArtPlaceAmerica 2017 National Creative Placemaking Fund ($400,000 USD)

University of Washington Tacoma School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Research, Teaching and/or Teaching Improvement Fund, 2017 ($2,437 USD)

Runner-up for the CPA environmental psychology section’s Robert Sommer Award, 2016

Awarded extra merit (4% salary increase) for the 2015-2016 academic year, University of Washington Tacoma

University of Washington Tacoma School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Research, Teaching and/or Teaching Improvement Fund, 2016 ($650 USD)

Best Student Podium Presentation Award at the Semiahmoo Conference, 2015 (supported by the Northwest Centre for Occupational Health and Safety; $250 USD)

Prudential Real Estate Investors New Investigator Award, 2014 ($2,500 USD)

R. B. May Scholarship, 2012 ($825 CND)

Certificate of Academic Excellence for best Master’s thesis from the Canadian Psychological Association, 2012

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Counsel Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship (doctoral), 2011-2013 ($105,000 CND)

MITACS Accelerate Internship, 2010 ($15,000 CND)

University of Victoria Graduate Award, 2010-2011 ($3,500 CND)

University of Victoria Graduate Fellowship, 2009-2010 ($10,000 CND)

Sara Spencer Foundation Award for Applied Social Science, 2009 ($600 CND)

Short-listed candidate for the Pacific Leaders Graduate Fellowship, 2009 *program cancelled mid-competition

Passport to Education Scholarship, 1999 ($200 CND)