Congratulations to the 2023 RIC Award Winners!

Congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions for the 2023 edition RIC Award!  

The Award is dedicated to graduate students’ efforts in conducting research according to engaged scholarship principles. In 2023, the projects of three Masters students and three doctoral students are recognized. Meet the winners and honorable mentions!  

Masters recipients  

  • Ashley Kyne, Simon Fraser University – Criminology 
    Project: A Culturally-Informed Examination of Correlates of Crime among Indigenous Peoples 
  • Jasmine Kowalewski, University of Alberta – School and Clinical Child Psychology 
    Project: Exploring the Effects of Activism: Promoting Indigenous Youth’s Voices 
  • Vida Forouhar, Concordia University – Health and Exercise Science 
    Project: Weight Bias: Trends among the Canada Public and Relationships with Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour 

Doctoral recipients  

  • Yehudis Stokes, University of Ottawa – Nursing 
    Project: Identifying, Measuring, Implementing, and Evaluating Trauma-Informed Care in Practice 
  • Erin Ratelle, University of Alberta – Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation 
    Project: Falls Prevention in Long Term Care using Machine Learning 
  • Indira Riadi, Simon Fraser University – Gerontology 
    Project: Developing Inclusive Digital Mental Health Services/Interventions Based on the Mental Health Priorities of Community-Dwelling Older Adults 

Honorable Mentions  

  • Sarah Law, Simon Fraser University – Sociology 
    Project: Resistance and Resilience in the Era of Ecological Grief 
  • Yi Chien Jade Ho, Simon Fraser University – Education 
    Project: Place of the Chinatown Grassroots: Aligning Anti-Racism Efforts with Decolonization