Thompson Rivers University

Fifteen internal research grants awarded

March 16, 2017

Congratulations to the 15 researchers who received 2017 Internal Research Fund (IRF) awards. The fund provides a maximum of $100,000 annually to support research with the principle aim of scaffolding faculty development, especially in terms of tenure and promotion.  Those awarded are:

Faculty of Arts

  • Peter Murphy, Preparation of a Catalogue for the Anthony Martin B.C. Penitentiary Collection
  • David Hill, Identification of Plant Species in Wetland Environments Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)-Acquired Multi-Spectral Imagery
  • Robert Hanlon, The Politics of Anti-Corruption Policy: Can trade regimes promote integrity in Asia?
  • Monica Sanchez-Flores, Mindfulness and Complex Identities in Equity Training
  • Jason Brown, Willingness to Communicate in the Community

Faculty of Education and Social Work

  • Nan Stevens, Sensory Regulation in a Demonstration Classroom
  • Victoria Handford, Why Faculty Trust their Deans: A core component of institutional leadership in higher education
  • Gloria Ramirez, Revitalization of Indigenous Language through Pedagogically and Culturally Sound Curricula

Faculty of Law

  • Ryan Gauthier, Improving Accountability for Public Financing of Professional Sports Stadiums
  • Shanthi Senthe, Reframing Corporate Governance through Militarization

Faculty of Science

  • Ning Lu, Improving Service Regularity of Real-Time Applications in Internet of Things
  • Louis Gosselin, Ingestion of Marine Microplastics by Filter-Feeding Animals of the BC Coast

School of Nursing

  • Nicola Waters, Through the Lens of the Wounded:  A photovoice study of people’s experience of living with chronic wounds

School of Tourism

  • John Hull, Examining Non-Revenue Tourism and Community Impacts of Craft Breweries in British Columbia
  • Kellee Caton, Care in Tourism: Understanding Lived Practice and Expanding the Philosophical Canon

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