RIC Award Winners 2022

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and honorable mentions for the 2022 edition RIC Award! 

The Award is dedicated to graduate students’ efforts in conducting research according to engaged scholarship principles. In 2022, the projects of three Masters students and three doctoral students are recognized. Meet the winners and honorable mentions! 

Masters recipients 

  • Claire Kemp, University of Guelph, Environmental Science. Project: Optimizing Community-Based Wildlife Monitoring: Prioritizing Indigenous Knowledge & Values  
  • Hannah Marcus, University of Alberta, Public Health. Project: Climate Adaptation in the WASH Sector of East Africa’s Lake Victoria Basin  

Doctoral recipients 

  • Maji Shaikh, University of Ottawa, Human Kinetics. Project: Development and Evaluation of a Trauma-Sensitive Sport Program for Underserved Youth: The Bounce Back League  
  • Christine Wildman, University of Guelph, Sociology. Project: Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer + (2SLGBTQ+) Community and Life During a Global Pandemic: A Resistance Based Photovoice Collective  

Honorable Mentions 

  • Nabilah Gulamhusein, University of Calgary, Medical Science. Project: Route of Post-Menopausal Estrogen Administration and Cardiovascular Risk  
  • Sophie Lightfoot, University of Ottawa, Nursing. Project: Trans, Nonbinary and Two-Spirit Youth Experiences in Emergency Departments  

Stay tuned for more information about their projects, which will be presented in a webinar taking place in the next few months.