Recent Grant Successes – External


Connection Grants – July 2015

Le Billon, Philippe (Geography)
Scales, jurisdictions, and struggles over hydrocarbon development in North America

Owen, Taylor (Liu Institute for Global Issues)
The open global project

Stainton, Timothy (Social Work)
CLAIMING full citizenship: an international conference on self-determination, personalization and individualized funding

Connection Grants – May 2015

Bakker, Karen (Geography)
Indigenous Water Circles: An Interdisciplinary Conference and Knowledge Dissemination Project

Hermida, Alfred (Journalism)
Mobilizing academic journalism for societal dialogue and knowledge

Schmader, Tanya (Psychology)
An International Conference on the Psychology of Asymmetrically Changing Gender Roles

Insight Development Grants – February 2015

Chen, Frances (Psychology)
Social Misperceptions and Friendship Formation

Cooper, Elizabeth (Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies)
Archaeological Reflections of Identity in NeoAssyrian Period Remains at Bestansur, Iraqi Kurdistan

Gardner, Gregg (Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies)
Charity for the Rich: Individual Almsgiving in Early Rabbinic Judaism

Miller, Bradley (History)
Power and Theory: The Making of Sovereignty in British North America/Canada, 1783- 1893

Milligan, Kevin (Economics)
Mortality, Socioeconomic Status, and the Role of Public Pensions

Milstein, Sara (Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies)
Nothing but the Truth? Near Eastern Scribes and the Production of Legal “Opinions”

Odic, Darko (Psychology)
Measuring individual and developmental differences in confidence

Paltin, Judith (English)
Modernism's Agile Crowds

Perla, Jesse (Economics)
When (and Why) Doesn't Technology Diffuse Towards Cheap Labor?

Yi, Christina (Asian Studies)
Japanese-Language Literary Exchanges During and After the Japanese Empire, 1920s–1950s

Partnership Grants - November 2014

Hiebert, Daniel (Geography)
Research on terrorism, security and society in Canada: a collaborative approach

Warren, Mark (Political Science)
The participedia project: A global partnership to create and mobilize knowledge about democratic innovations

Insight Grants - October 2014

Anderson, Siwan (Economics)
Female power in Africa

Arbel, Daphna (Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies)
The most beautiful woman: on femininities in the song of songs and beyond

Aydede, Murat (Philosophy)
The phenomenology and metaphysics of affect: Naturalizing hedonic value

Bombardini Matilde (Economics)
International trade and the efficiency of matching between firms and workers

Dancygier, Barbara (English)
Understanding multimodal communication

Davis, Henry (Linguistics)
Enhancing lexical resources for BC First Nations languages

Drelichman, Mauricio (Economics)
The economic, cultural, and social legacy of the Spanish inquisitionDunn, Elizabeth (Psychology)
Always connected: The social consequences of living in a wireless world

Hewitt, Paul (Psychology)
The nature of the intepersonal expression of perfectionism: Perfectionistic self-preservation

Hoffman, Florian (Economics)
Economic development and the career concerns of colonizers

Lopes, Dominic McIver (Philosophy)
Being for beauty: aesthetic agency and value

Mole, Christopher (Philosophy)
Functions and malfunctions of the imagination

Paulhus, Delroy (Psychology)
The dark tetrad: roots and consequences

Rehavi, Michal Marit (Economics)
Extra-legal influences in criminal cases

Richards, Michael (Anthropology)
Using isotope signatures to find the origin of unidentified human remains from forensics contexts

Strong-Boag, Veronica (Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice)
Women suffrage and its legacy: Laura Jamieson and her descendants

Woody, Sheila (Psychology)
When cleaning up is hard to do: community responses and outcomes for hoarding cases

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships - September 2014

Roses Labrada, Jorge Emilio (Supervisor Patricia Shaw, FNLG & Anthropology)
Glottalized Resonants in the Amazon and the Pacific Northwest

Szpack, Paul (Supervisor Michael Richards, Anthropology)
Historical ecology of the Canadian maritime Arctic: insight from stable isotope analysis

Aid to Scholarly Journals – June 2014

Berg, Lawrence (Community, Culture, and Global Studies)
ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies

De Oliveira Andreotti, Vanessa (Educational Studies)
Critical Literacy: Theories and Practices

Fee, Margery (English)
Canadian Literature

Lynn, Hyung Gu (Institute of Asian Research)
Pacific Affairs

Wynn, Graeme (Geography)
BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly

Connection Grants - 2014 Competition Awards

Glassman, James (Geography)
Geopolitical economies of development and democratization in East Asia

Gurstein, Penelope (Community and Regional Planning)
The future of public housing

McElduff, Siobhan (Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies)
Creating and training a network of digital humanities scholars on the Lower Mainland

Paris, Leslie (History)
In relation, at home and across the world: children, youth, and the history of belonging

Strong-Boag, Veronica (Educational Studies)
Canadian women, suffrage and human rights: workshop and public panel

Insight Development Grants – February 2014 Competition Awards

Fisher, Kevin (Classical, Near Eastern & Religious Studies)
Investigating urban social dynamics using high resolution archaeology

Fuller, Sylvia (Sociology)
Motherhood career penalties: linking organizational, institutional, and individual contexts

Gottlieb, Joshua (Vancouver School of Economics)
Job-protected leaves and entrepreneurship

Ishiguro, Laura (History)
Settler colonialism, global families, and the making of British Columbia, 1849-1871

Kamat, Vinay (Anthropology)
Micropolitics of conservation and dispossession on a marine park in southeastern Tanzania

Loehrlein, Aaron (School of Library, Archival & Information Studies)
The cognitive interpretation of socially shared tags

Prange, Sebastian (History)
Pirate politics: violence and sovereignty in the pre-modern Indian Ocean

Segnini, Elisa (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Translating culture for the stage: the case of Luigi Pirandello

Swiecki, Tomasz (Vancouver School of Economics)
Labor mobility costs across sectors and locations

Connection Grants - 2013 Competition Awards

Jessee, Erin (Liu Institute for Global Issues)
Approaching perpetrators: ethnographic insights on ethics, methodology, and theory

Matthewson, Lisa (Linguistics)
Semantics of under-represented languages in the Americas

Sens, Allen (Political Science)
The Terry project on CiTR: an interdisciplinary program highlighting social science and humanities research on important global issues through a unique mix of storytelling, discussion, and debate

Partnership Development Grant Awards – November 2013 Competition Awards

Moore, Patrick (Anthropology)
Kaska “talking” dictionary: facilitating language revitalization through collaboration

Insight Grants – October 2013 Competition Awards

Beaudry, Paul (Vancouver School of Economics)
Challenge facing advanced economies: technology, globalization and cyclical factors

Biesanz, Jeremy (Psychology)
Assessing the good target: examining the characteristics and consequences of being accurately perceived

Bloch, Alexia (Anthropology)
Stateless in Russia: Migrant women, children, and social abandonment

Callison, Candis (School of Journalism)
Arctic journalism: Examining norms and practices in an era of environmental change and global audiences

Cameron, Maxwell (Political Science)
Between rules and practice

Cheek, Timothy (Institute for Asian Research)
Reading and writing the Chinese dream: Reinventing China’s tradition(s), 1980 to the present

Claxton, Dana (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
SIOUX: Visual culture in Saskatchewan

Coulthard, Lisa (Theatre & Film)
The sounds of violence: Sound and cinematic violence in the digital age

Dauvergne, Peter (Political Science)
Corporations and the politics of environmental activism in the global south

Dixon, Joy (History)
Sexual heresies: religion, science, and sexuality in modern Britain

Edgington, David (Geography)
A study of recovery from the 2011 Japanese Great Eastern earthquake

Fisher, Alexander (School of Music)
Religious soundscapes of the holy Roman empire, 1520-1650

Francois, Patrick (Vancouver School of Economics)
Political economy and development

Gregory, Derek (Geography)
Medical-military machines and the casualties of war 1914-2014

Gu, Xiong (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Interior migrations: global flows of memory and migration in Canada

Hamlin, J. Kiley (Psychology)
Exploring the role of emotion in the early development of prosocial behavior and social evaluation: studies with preverbal infants and toddlers

Heine, Steven (Psychology)
Genetic essentialism: understanding the impact of genetic attributions on people’s worldviews

Hnatkovska, Viktoria (Vancouver School of Economics)
Financial frictions, financing needs and the rise of firms’ savings: Theory and evidence

Jacobs, Alan Michael (Political Science)
Pain for gain?: Uncertainty and citizen support for policy tradeoffs

Jing, Zhichun (Anthropology)
Urban organization and population dynamics of late Shang Dynasty

Johnson, Shelly (School of Social Work)
Awakening the spirit: revitalization of canoeing in Musqueam

Kasahara, Hiroyuki (Vancouver School of Economics)
Estimation and inference for structural dynamic models with unobserved heterogeneity and multiple equilibria

Nathan, Lisa (School of Library, Archival & Information Studies)
Sustaining information practices

Norenzayan, Ara (Psychology)
The cognitive origins of religious belief and disbelief

Orbaugh, Sharalyn (Asian Studies)
Framing war through domestic propaganda: Kamishibai in Japan’s fifteen year war

Pailer, Gaby (Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies)
Epistolary culture circa 1800: the Letters of Charlotte Schiller (1766-1826)

Roth, Wendy (Sociology)
Genetic ancestry testing and the future of race

Sathaye, Adheesh (Asian Studies)
The cultural and textual history of Sanskrit riddle-tales: a digital humanities approach

Trebbi, Francesco (Vancouver School of Economics)
Insurgency and guerrilla coalitions: an economic analysis

Vatikiotis-Bateson, Eric (Linguistics)
Quantifying coordination to analyze communicative performance

Werker, Janet (Psychology)
The influence of linguistic and cultural context on first steps in language acquisition

Insight Development Grant – February 2013 Competition Awards

Dechaine, Rose-Marie (Linguistics)
Across Mountain and Sea: Bringing Tlingit to Linguistics

Dick, Alexander (English)
Scottish Agriculture and the Fictions of Improvement

Hall, Kathleen (Linguistics)
Measuring Phonological Relationships

Jeong, Gyung-Ho (Political Science)
Foreign Policy Ideologies of the Members of the US Congress

Lightfoot, Sheryl (First Nations Studies)
The Politics of State Apologies to Indigenous Peoples

Murphy, Anne (Asian Studies)
Transnational Modern Punjabi Literature and the Pursuit of the Secular

Nardizzi, Vincent (English)
Shakespeare’s Ligneous Bodies: Archives and Performances

Sundstrom, Lisa (Political Science)
The Comparative Politics of Global Governance: How NGOs from BRICS Countries Respond to New Global Governance Frameworks

VanWynsberghe, Robert M. (Educational Studies)
Inquiry into the Nexus of Socially Effective Learning for Sustainability

Weber, Barbara (Educational & Counseling Psychology and Special Education)
The Philosophical Community of Inquiry: Measuring its Impact on Perspective-Taking and Empathy

Connection Grants – 2013 Competition Awards

Iurascu, Ilinka (Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies)
Gender, Nation and Education. Reconsidering the Media Legacy of Christa Winsloe’s ‘Girls in
Uniform, 1930 – 2013′: An International Research Workshop

Discovery Grants Program Individual – November 2014 Competition Awards

Bischof, Walter (Psychology)
Eye Movements in Perception, Interaction and Visual Guidance of Actions

Chen, Frances (Psychology)
Psychophysiological Responses to Eye Contact

Gick, Bryan (Linguistics)
Neuromuscular Modules in Speech Production: Biomechanics and Simulation

Richards, Michael (Anthropology)
Multi-isotope analysis of palaeofauna sequences as indicators of past environments and climates

Savalei, Victoria (Psychology)
Two-stage methodology for regression, path analysis, and structural equation models with item-level missingness

Shekhar, Sudip (Anthropology)
Circuits and Systems Enabling Silicon-Photonics Signaling

Ward, Lawrence (Psychology)
Fast dynamics of brain regional networks underlying cognition

Werker, Janet (Psychology)
The role of multisensory redundancy in infant speech perception and language acquisition

Research Tools and Instruments Grants Program - October 2014 Competition Awards

Snyder, Jason (Psychology)
Manipulating Neural Circuits with Optogenetic Equipment

Winstanley, Catharine (Psychology)
Establishing an Optogenetics Cognitive Behavioural Suite

Partnership Workshop Grant - May 2014 Competition Awards

Rensink, Ronald (Psychology)
Visual analytics industry workshop

Engage Grants Program - 2014 Competition Awards

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Development of a quantitative framework for predicting catastrophic stream channel change on steep alluvial fans

Discovery Grants Program Individual – November 2013 Competition Awards

Church, Michael (Geography)
Studies of fluvial sediment transport, sedimentation and river morphology

Gick, Bryan (Linguistics)
Biomechanics of speech motor modules

Graf, Peter (Psychology)
Prospective memory across the adult lifespan

Handy, Todd (Psychology)
The cognitive neuroscience of selective attention in dynamic behavioural and psychological contexts

Henry, Gregory (Geography)
Species and ecosystem constraints on greening high Arctic tundra in a changing climate

Kasahara, Hiroyuki (Economics)
Likelihood-based tests for the number of components in finite mixture models

Soma, Kiran (Psychology)
Glucocorticoids and development of the immune system

Todd, Rebecca, (Psychology)
Spatial and temporal mechanisms of affect-biased attention

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Attentional control driven by statistical learning

Discovery Grants Program - Northern Research Supplement - October 2013 Awards

Henry, Gregory (Geography)
Species and ecosystem constraints on greening high Arctic tundra in a changing climate

Discovery Grants Program Individual - November 2012 Awards

Donner, Simon (Geography)
Learning from experience: An interdisciplinary field and modelling research program to predict the future of coastal ecosystems in a warmer, higher carbon world

Enns, James (Psychology)
Visual perception and attention

Floresco, Stan (Psychology)
Dopaminergic circuitry underlying cognitive flexibility

Galea, Liisa (Psychology)
Hormones and learning and memory

Henry, Gregory (Geography)
Effects of changing precipitation regimes on high Arctic tundra ecosystems in a warming climate

Snyder, Jason (Psychology)
Properties of neurons born in development vs. adulthood

Williams, Jennifer (Geography)
The influence of environmental change and evolution on population dynamics

Discovery Grants Program - Northern Research Supplement - October 2012 Awards

Henry, Gregory (Geography)
Effects of changing precipitation regimes on high Arctic tundra ecosystems in a warming climate

Institute Community Support Award - 2015 Competition Awards

Galea, Liisa (Psychology)
Comparing the efficacy of maternal fluoxetine and exercise in a rodent model of postpartum depression: effects on mother and adult male and female offspring

Transitional Operating Grants - 2015 Competition Awards

Galea, Liisa (Psychology)
Neural plasticity-dependent mechanisms of antidepressant efficacy in males and females

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program - 2014 Awards

Richards, Michael (Anthropology)
Historical ecology of the Canadian maritime Arctic: insight from stable isotope analysis

New Investigator Grants – November 2013 Competition Awards

Synder, Jason (Psychology)
New neurons, stress and memory: behavioural functions and cellular mechanisms

Operating Grants – September 2013 Competition Awards

Floresco, Stanley (Psychology)
Dopaminergic circuits and risky decision making

Soma, Kiran (Psychology)
Neuroendocrine regulation of adult neuroplasticity and behaviour

Operating Grants – March 2013 Competition Awards

Floresco, Stanley (Psychology)
Cortical GABAergic regulation of cognition, and its relevance to schizophrenia

Rankin, Catherine (Psychology)
Investigating behavioural phenotype and function of networks of genes implicated in neurological and psychiatric disorders using an invertebrate animal model

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program - 2012 Competition Awards

Sundstrom, Lisa (Liu Institute for Global Issues)
Fighting for girls: Exploring girl-focused self-defence programs for gender-based violence prevention in Uganda and South Africa

Operating Grants - 2012 Competition Awards

Hoppmann, Christiane (Psychology)
It takes two to tango - on the role of collaborative problem-solving for spousal health dynamics in old age

Mikami, Amori (Psychology)
Parents as friendship coaches for children with ADHD

Tracy, Jessica (Psychology)
Self-conscious emotions and alcoholism