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Graduate Success Stories

Scholarship Success Stories:

 

May 2022

 

Jessica Kristen Madiratta - Faculty of Education, Education

Received: Queen Elizabeth II Centennial Aboriginal Scholarship

Award Value: $20,000 over one year

 

October 2021

Amy Richter - Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Environmental Systems Engineering

Received: President's Distinguished Graduate Student Award

 

July 2021


Crystal Giesbrecht-
Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts, Justice Studies

Received: SSHRC - Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Award Value: $150,000 over three years

Research Title:  ‘Classification of Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Risk Assessment and Risk Management’

Supervisor:  Dr. Rick Ruddell

Committee Members: Dr. Nick Jones, Dr. Kaila Bruer and Dr. Zoe Hamilton (University of Toronto)

 

June 2021

 

Ashley Williams - Faculty of Science, Biology

Received: Gerhard Herzberg Fellowship

Award Value: $20,000 over one year

 

May 2021

Nathanael Thomas Bergbusch - Faculty of Science, Biology

Received: Governor General's Academic Gold Medal

 

Hugh McCall – Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts, Psychology

Received:  CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D)

Award Value: $105,000 over three years

Research Title:  ‘Examining the role of Online discussion Forums in Unguided ICBT for Canadian Public Safety Personnel: A Randomized Trial’

Supervisor: Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulous

 

Tasha Baller – Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science, Computer Science

Received:  NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship - Doctoral (PGS-D)

Award Value: $63,000 over three years

Research Title:  ‘Automatic Speech Recognition for Inmate Speech’

Supervisor Dr. Howard Hamilton

 

Felicia McCallum (Gay), Doctoral student in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, Media and Artistic Research

Received:  SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Award Value: $105,000 over three years

Research Title:  ‘Indigenous Curatorial Sovereignty:  Strategies, and Institutional Change’

Supervisor:   Dr. Sherry Farrell-Racette

 

Michelle Paluszek, Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts, Psychology

Award Value: $105,000 over three years

Received:  SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Research Title:  ‘Contagion of COVID-19 stress in couples: A mixed methods investigation into the psychosocial well-being of Canadian public safety personnel and their romantic partners during the pandemic’

Supervisor: Dr. Gordon Asmundson

 

Ashley Balsom, Doctoral student in the Faculty of Arts, Psychology

Received:  SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Doctoral Fellowships Program

Award Value: $80,000 over four years

Research Title:  ‘The Impact of Infertility on Perceived Stigma, Shame and Post-Traumatic Distress'

Supervisor:  Dr. Jennifer Gordon

 

 

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