Spring 2019

RSAF funding approved:

  • Ocean Plastics – Philip Robbins (Fine Arts) - $3,000
  • Contrata Mella Ceramics – Jennifer Knapp (Interdisciplinary Studies) - $3,000
  • Untra DNA Barcoding of Cannabis Varieties – Ji Yang (Biology) - $3,000

Fall 2018

RSAF funding approved:

  • Increasing Diversity in Theatre Arts Classrooms - Kathryn Shaw (Theatre Arts) - $3,000
  • Public-Private Places: Exploring Universal Washroom Uses at Langara College – Mono Brown (English) - $2,566
  • Development and Formulation of Novel Antimicrobial Peptides (AMPs) for Activity Against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) – Prashant Kumar (Biology) - $3,000
  • DNA Barcoding of Ants in the Pacific Northwest – Kenneth Naumann (Biology) - $3,000 

Summer 2018 

RSAF funding approved:

  • Monitoring and Modelling a Dynamic Coastal Sand Dune Ecosystem – Andrew Egan (Geography) - $630
  • Open Textbooks and International Student Success: A Canadian Case Study – Julian Prior (Education Technology) - $625
  • PPBGS – A Personalized Profile Based on Gamifcation System – Hazra Imran (CSIS) - $3,000
  • Clean Paint, Clean Air, Clean Water – Helena Wadsley (Fine Arts) - $2,500
  • Development of a novel protocol for an exosomes based liquid biopsy for Breast Cancer – Jessica Kalra (Biology) - $3,000
  • Educational VR Platform – Jason Madar (CSIS) - $3,000
  • Examination of the portrayals of Ethnic minorities in Children's award-winning books over the past 60 decades – Mersedeh Ghassemieh (Mathematics) - $2,652
  • Leaning by Gaming – Saeed Mirjalili (CSIS) - $3,000

 

Spring 2018 

RSAF funding approved:

  • Developing a National Food Service Standard to Prevent Malnutrition in Hospital – Janice Sorensen (Nutrition & Food Service Management) - $3,000
  • Student Nurse Knowledge, Awareness, and Attitudes of Hepatitis C (HCV) – Denise Thomas (Nursing) - $1,735
  • The Bregatorto Project – Jennifer Knapp (Interdisciplinary Studies) - $3,000

 

Fall 2017

RSAF funding approved:

  • Growing Tenibrio Molitor on a waste biomass to produce high protein insect flour – Mario Moniz de Sa (Biology) - $3,000
  • Development of a 3D printable animation mannequin – Kim Lam (CSIS) - $3,000
  • MARC Coding for Library Technicians – Dale West (Library Technician) - $2,500 

Summer 2017

Receiving funding ($3000)

  • Characterization of exosomes and exosomal circular RNA from Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Carcinoma cell lines - Jessica Kalra (Biology/Health Sciences)
  • Attentional Biases in Test-Anxious Students (pending REB approval) - Erin Skinner (Psychology)
  • Electrochemical Treatment of Wastewater by Sulphate Oxidation - Todd Stuckless (Chemistry)
  • Scoping Review of the Barriers and Facilitators to Enabling Scholarly Activity within Canadian Schools of Nursing - Morgan Yates (Nursing)
  • Optimizing compost processing by monitoring microbial community succession - Dave Anderson (Biology)

Receiving funding ($2340)

  • VR Visualization of high-thruput screening data - Jason Madar (CSIS)

Receiving funding (up to $3000)

  • Computational Chemistry for Undergraduates: Studying the Structure-Property Relationships of Conducting Polymers with Potential Application in Electronics - Paulo Sgarbi (Chemistry)


Summer 2016

Full Funding ($3,000)

  • Locating a Wearable Device in an Industrial WiFi Network - Kim Lam (CSIS)
  • Attitudes and Intentions:  Thoughts of Education and Learning among South Asian Students - Gagun Chhina (Sociology)

Partial funding ($2,810)

Partial funding ($2,160)

  • Feed the Good Wolf: Creating an iPhone App to Help People with Their Self-Improvement Resolutions - Bryan Green (CSIS)  

Partial funding ($1,180)

  • Collaborative, Interdisciplinary, Digital Narrative on Migration & Displacement - Leanne Johnson (Publishing

Spring 2016

Please read the latest edition of the IDEAlogue to learn more about these RSAF-funded projects.