We are excited to announce the winners and honourable mentions of the Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award! This award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated exceptional engaged scholarship, co-creation of knowledge or integrated knowledge translation. We are proud to celebrate their outstanding contribution to promoting research impact.
This year’s Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award winners are as follow:
Doctoral students and recent doctoral graduates category:
Erin Ratelle, University of Alberta.
Project: Falls Prevention in Long Term Care using Machine Learning
Indira Riadi, Simon Fraser University.
Project: Developing Inclusive Digital Mental Health Services/Interventions Based on the Mental Health Priorities of Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Yehudis Stokes, University of Ottawa.
Project: Identifying, Measuring, Implementing, and Evaluating Trauma-Informed Care in Practice
Masters’ students and recent Masters’ graduates category:
Ashley Kyne, Simon Fraser University.
Project: A Culturally-Informed Examination of Correlates of Crime among Indigenous Peoples
Jasmine Kowalewski, University of Alberta.
Project: Exploring the Effects of Activism: Promoting Indigenous Youth’s Voices
Vida Forouhar, Concordia University.
Project: Weight Bias: Trends among the Canada Public and Relationships with Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour
We would also like to recognize the honourable mentions for their outstanding achievements in knowledge mobilization. This year’s Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award honourable mentions go to:
Ho Yi Chien Jade, Simon Fraser University.
Project: Sense of Place of the Chinatown Grassroots: Aligning Anti-Racism Efforts with Decolonization
Sarah Law, Simon Fraser University.
Project: Resistance and Resilience in the Era of Ecological Grief
The award recipients and those who have received honourable mentions will receive:
- A complimentary registration to the 2024 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum
- An invitation to present on their engaged research project virtually- they will have an opportunity to share their engaged research project in a panel discussion in May 2023 so be sure to watch our social media channels for when registration for this virtual event opens.
- A post on the RIC website featuring their engaged research project
- A social media post on LinkedIn and Twitter directing people to the post on the RIC website featuring their engaged research project
A cash prize of $3000 CAD will be awarded to each winner in the doctoral students and recent doctoral graduates category and $2000 CAD will be awarded to each winner in the Masters’ students and recent Masters’ graduates category.
Once again, congratulations to the winners and honourable mentions of the Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award. We thank them for their remarkable contributions to promoting research impact and knowledge mobilization.