Mitacs Inc.

2020

Enns, James (Psychology)
Student: Kozik, Adam
Analysis of emotional well-being via checking In

Hiebert, Daniel (Geography)
Student: Bragg, Bronwyn
Building the capacity of mainstream services to support newcomers to Alberta

Kunz, Nadja (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Student: Innis, Sally
Consequence assessment of potential tailings storage facility failures within the Canadian context

Pritchard, Robert (Music)
Student: Topp, Brian
Orpheus VR - exploring intersections of narrative and sound in virtual reality

2019

Catungal, John Paul (The Social Justice Institute) 
Ng, David
Cool world: researching the intersections of community collaboration, technology, and social justice

Eaton, Brett (Geography)
Student: Adams, David
Fluvial geomorphology experiments in support of the Lynn Creek flood risk assessment and reduction plan

Enns, James (Psychology)
Student: Dudarev, Veronika
Tracking the parasympathetic nervous system, emotions, and wellbeing in chronic pain conditions

Gretsinger, Kathryn (Journalism)
Student: Magnoni, Francesca
British Columbia - a history

Kunz, Nadja (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Student: Fraser, Jocelyn
Public participation in mine planning and design

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

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

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 

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

2018

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

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