Brock Research announces Internal Grant Recipients for Spring 2010

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Brock Research announces Internal Grant Recipients for Spring 2010

Published on May 12 2010


Congratulations to the following Brock University researchers, who have been awarded a total of nearly $65,000 in funds through two internal programs created to assist faculty advance their programs of research.

The Brock University Advancement Fund (BUAF) provides Brock researchers in all faculties with funding to complete preliminary research in preparation for a submission to an external granting agency. BUAF Research Seed Grants assist faculty members develop a program of research that is innovative and worthy of funding by external research sponsors and to promote the research agenda of individual researchers and research teams. This internal award also provides modest financial support for special pursuits related to research interests – Special Purpose Grants.

The other program is the Brock SSHRC Institutional Grant (BSIG), a Research Seed Grant designed to assist faculty members develop a program of research that is innovative and worthy of funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

The recipient of the BUAF special purpose grant for manuscript preparation is Joe Norris, Dramatic Arts. Research seed grants under BUAF were awarded to: 
• Hui Di Wang, Community Health Sciences
• Deborah Zinni (PI) and Mark Julien, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship and Ethics 
• Spencer Gaynor, Biological Sciences • Robert Carlone, Biological Sciences • Ping Liang (PI) and Gary Pickering, Biological Sciences • Teena Willoughby, Psychology • Madelyn Law, Community Health Sciences.

The recipients of the BSIG special purpose grant for a conference or workshop are Virginia Reh, Dramatic Arts, and Renée-Claude Breitenstein, Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The BSIG research seed grants for spring 2010 go to: 
Dave Bouckenooghe, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship and Ethics
• Sidney Segalowitz, Psychology
• Kathryn Belicki, Psychology
• Tony Volk, Child and Youth Studies
• Charles Conteh, Political Science
• Jean Bridge (PI), Visual Arts, and David Vivian, Dramatic Arts
• Veena Dwivedi, Applied Linguistics • R. Angus Smith, Classics.

Brock Research holds two competitions each year for these internal awards, with deadlines on March 20 and Nov. 20.

For more information on internal awards, visit the Office of Research Services on the web under Internal Funding Opportunities.