Mitacs Inc.

Globalink Research Award – 2019

Adriasola, Ignacio (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)

Chen, Jinhua (Asian Studies)

Kunz, Nadja (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)

Orbaugh, Sharalyn (Asian Studies)

Tworek, Heidi (History)

Zhichun, Jing (Anthropology)

Accelerate Program – 2018

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Student: Shrimpton, Deanna
Employing the use of flexible engineering approaches as a bank erosion mitigation technique on the Nicola River in the Thompson Okanagan region

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Student: MacKenzie, Lucy
Exploring the use or physical modelling for assessing urban stream restoration design

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Student: Tathum, Caitlin
Experimental testing of employing large grains as a bank erosion mitigation technique

Kingstone, Alan (Psychology)
Student: Witt, Kristina
User experience heuristics in extended reality

Richardson, Lindsay (Sociology)
Student: Lui, Austin
Eastside works: information system support and evaluation

Stainton, Tim  (School of Social Work)
Student: Morris, Rae
Vela Canada; building social capital

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Student: Luo, Yu
Using commitment to reduce plastic waste in the marine environment

Elevate Program – 2018

Todd, Rebecca (Psychology)
Student: Chang, Sabrina
The essence of improvisation: promoting emotional fitness in employees, products, and customer experiences

Globalink Program – 2018

Chen, Jinhua (Asian Studies)
Student: Zheng, JiaJia
A research on the Tang buddhist palace chapels

Kunz, Nadja (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Student: Ximena Chavez La Torre, Lucia
Identification of water and energy synergy and trade-off potentials in the Peruvian mining industry

Shneiderman, Sara (Anthropology)
Student: Binks, James Ilias
Investigating itineraries of a Himalayan pilgrimage: Infrastructural impacts on socio-natural experience

Accelerate Program - 2017

Chen, Jinhua (Asian Studies)
Student: Yang, Zeng
The institution of esoteric Buddhism and the economy of religious enterprise in m id-tang period

Lemieux, Victoria (Library, Archival & Information Studies)
Intern: Thompson, Stephen
Blockchain for recordkeeping: Understanding contextual and technical considerations through an archival science lens

Marwan, Hassan (Geography)
Student: Helm, Carina
An automated method for basin scale mapping of aquatic habitat using a UAV

Klein, Peter (Journalism)
Student: Tenove, Christopher J.
Innovation in journalism and academic knowledge mobilization: changing practices, partnerships, and economic models

Kunz, Nadja (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Student: de Barros de Mello, Livia
Value creation from internalizing non-technical risks in the mining sector

Kunz, Nadja (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Student: Fraser, Jocelyn
Creating shared value with communities in the early mine life-cycle. The case of Erdene Resource Development corporation in Mongolia

Odic, Darko (Psychology)
Student: Barrus, Michael
Visualizing data for Fraser River salmon stocks: Developing tools to promote insight and understanding

Rensink, Ronald (Psychology)
Intern: Elliott, Madison
Investigating how user interfaces impact scalable network displays 

Sens, Allen G. (Political Science)
Student: Woodside, John
Cited: partnered knowledge mobilization between research and media organization

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Student: Luo, Yu
Cognitive and well-being impacts of tunable LED lighting in secondary school students

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Student: Tomm, Brandon
Reducing homelessness using direct cash transfers and motivational interventions

Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship - 2017

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Integrating high resolution remote sensing of multi-scale hydrogeomorphology into long-term river management

Todd, Rebecca (Psychology)
Fellow: Kryklywy, James H.
Assessing the validity of virtual simulation as learning tool in the medical field

Globalink  Program - 2017

Cheek, Timothy (History)
Student: Mscichowski, Jakub
Registering the Chinese dream: student reception of public intellectual debates in China

Tworek, Heidi (History)
Student: Gough, Jonathan
French leadership in the communications of international health organizations 1851-1907

Tworek, Heidi (History)
Student: Oliveira, Camile
Brazil’s female voice international relations: Bertha Lutz and the founding of the united nations in 1945

Jing, Zichun (Anthropology)
Student: Sacharuk, Jasmine
Cooking technology and regional identity during the Shang Dynasty

Accelerate Program - 2016

Cheek, Timothy (Institute of Asian Research)
Intern: Lachapelle, François
University-to-work transition project

Church, Michael (Geography)
Intern: Dudill, Ashley Rebecca
Modelling excessive scour in river channels

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Intern: Tamminga, Aaron
Passive optical remote sensing of channel bathymetry for monitoring of large river morphodynamics

Hassan, Marwan (Geography)
Intern: Chartrand, Shawn M.
Pool-riffle design for river restoration

Johnson, Mark (Geography)
Intern: Hawthorne, Iain
Water monitoring: Instrumentation and software research project

Kingstone, Alan (Psychology)
Intern: Nasiopoulos, Eleni
Digital media project: Affecting attention and emotion in a digital world

Sens, Allen G. (Political Science)
Intern: Kim, Alexander B.
Cited: Partnered knowledge mobilization between research and media organizations

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Intern: Luo, Yu
Multi-dimensional wellbeing: Examining how financial, social, health, and environmental factors interactively determine subjective wellbeing 

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Intern: Dwyer, Ryan
Social and informational strategies for reducing electricity and natural gas consumption in multi-unit residential buildings 

Globalink Program - 2016

Earle, Bo (English)
Student: Rubel, William Ilan
Embodied cognition: Poetry, process, and alternative epistemologies 

French, William (History)
Student: Colin, Carlos
El yerro del Barroco/the Baroque error

Santos, Alessandra (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Student: Shamash, Sarah
Creativity as knowledge: Indigenous film and video in Brazil

Smith, T’ai (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Student: Witkowski, Jacqueline
Strands of resistance: Art for the Desaparecidos in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile, 1965-1980

Tworek, Heidi (History)
Student: Lim, Yun Ni Sheryl
China’s female voice in international relations: Wu Yi-Fang and the founding of the United Nations in 1945 

Accelerate Program - 2015

Chen, Jinhua (Asian Studies)
Intern: Yang, Zeng
The restricted publicity: Esoteric Buddhist texts and imperial control in medieval China

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Intern: Gauthier-Fauteux, Simon
Investigating sediment transport in relation to the functionality of white sturgeon habitat in the Nechako River

Eich, Eric (Psychology)
Intern: Chang, Sabrina
Improvisational training in the workplace and beyond

Kemple, Thomas (Sociology)
Intern: Forsey, Caitlin Andrea
Bridging two worlds: Culturally responsive career development programs and services to meet the needs of newcomer and refugee children in Canada

Klein, Peter (Journalism)
(Cluster Program)
Unseen enemy: Global pandemic knowledge mobilization

Rankin, Catharine (Psychology)
Intern: Lin, Conny Hsin-Cheng
Evaluation of the effectiveness of emotional intelligence training in mobile applications

Rankin, Catharine (Psychology)
Intern: Lin, Conny Hsin-Cheng
Joining lifestyle and cognitive assessment with Fit Brains Trainer Data: Can Fit Brains brain fitness apps tell us what a “smarter” lifestyle look like?

Rensink, Ronald (Psychology)
Intern: Elliott, Madison
Usable interface design for real time transaction monitoring in a diverse user environment

Rowley, Susan (Anthropology)
Intern: Wilson, Jordan P.H.
Increasing visibility to living Musqueam histories through cultural tourism

Tiberghien, Yves (Political Science)
Intern: Kuang, Yingqiu
The political economy of Chinese foreign direct investment

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Intern: Tomm, Brandon
Using goals, tips, and feedback to reduce energy consumption in business environments

Globalink Program - 2015

Chen, Jinhua (Asian Studies)
Student: Yang, Zeng
The symbiosis between state and church in texts and practice of esoteric Buddhism in 8th century China

Chen, Jinhua (Asian Studies)
Student: Yeung, Wai Keung Steven
Bitan in China and Japan: Their preservation, compilation and publication

Koppes, Michele (Geography)
Student: Winter-Billington, Alexandra
Climate change and meltwater supply from debris covered Himalayan glaciers

Ley, David (Geography)
Student: Yang, Qinran
The politics of state-facilitated gentrification in post-socialist China: Ideological domination, consumerism and exclusionary redevelopment

Potter, Pitman (Institute of Asian Research)
Student: Parizeau, Berangere Maïa
China green powerhouse

Shneiderman, Sara (Anthropology)
Student: Brar, Aadil
Visualizing cultural reproduction in Sikkim: A material culture approach

Tiberghien, Yves (Political Science)
Student: Guo, Li
Democracy in authoritarianism: Public participation in biosafety, biodiversity, and climate change politics in China

Tiberghien, Yves (Political Science)
Student: Zhang, Linting
Explaining discrepancies between de jure and de facto exchange rate regimes: A constructivist approach