Twenty researchers receive internal grants

Brock researchers have received nearly $65,000 in funding through two internal programs that assist faculty with their research.

Twenty researchers will benefit from the grants, which are:

  • Brock University Advancement Fund (BUAF): A fund professors use to complete preliminary research for a submission to an external granting agency. This internal award also provides modest financial support for special pursuits related to research, known as Special Purpose Grants.
  • Brock SSHRC Institutional Grant (BSIG): A Research Seed Grant that helps faculty develop a program worthy of funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Grant recipients are as follows.

BUAF special purpose grant for manuscript preparation:

  • Joe Norris, Dramatic Arts

Research seed grants under BUAF:

  • 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

BSIG special purpose grant for a conference or workshop:

  • Virginia Reh, Dramatic Arts, and Renée-Claude Breitenstein, Modern Languages, Literatures and Culture

The BSIG research seed grants for spring 2010 –

  • 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.

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