Awards, Funding, and Honours

Applications in Preparation:

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

Applications Pending Decision:

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant ($50,000 CND)

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

Engage Grant, funded by Vancouver Island University ($2,000 CND)

Explore Grant, funded by Vancouver Island University ($2,000 CND)

Innovate Grant, funded by Vancouver Island University ($5,000 CND)

Time Award, funded by Vancouver Island University (course release time for two sections)

Research, Scholarly Activity, and Curriculum Development Committee, Vancouver Island University’s fall pool course release award (course release time for one section)

Applications Awarded:

Canadian Mountain Network grant (one of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence) *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 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)