Awards, Funding, and Honours

Applications Pending Decision:

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund ($75,000 CND) *co-applicant

Canadian Institute of Health Research Planning and Dissemination Grant ($10,000 CND) *co-applicant

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

Applications Awarded:

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

Research, Scholarly Activity, and Curriculum Development Course Release Award, 2020

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, funded by the SSHRC Exchange 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 *partially funded as an international collaborator)

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 (to support the development of a faculty workshop titled “Sustainability Across Curricula”), 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)