Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award – Master’s category

On May 24, 2023, Elisabeth (Lis) Huang, Research Impact Canada’s Bilingual Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, moderated a webinar from 1pm to 2pm ET. In this Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award webinar, our award recipients, Ashley Kyne, Jasmine Kowalewski, and Vida Forouhar, presented their research projects. Name Research project Ashley Kyne A Culturally-Informed Examination of Correlates […]

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Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award – PhD category

On May 15, 2023, Elisabeth (Lis) Huang, Research Impact Canada’s Bilingual Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, moderated a webinar from 1pm ET to 2pm ET. In this Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award webinar, our award recipients, Erin Ratelle, Indira Riadi, and Yehudis Stokes, and honourable mention, Yi Chien Jade Ho, presented their research projects. Name Research […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (Master’s category): Ashley Kyne

Ashley Kyne was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, “Canada’s National Disgrace”: Identifying Risk and Protective Factors for Indigenous Offenders. About project Did you know Indigenous Peoples represent 4.5% of the Canadian adult population, but 26.3% of new admissions to federal prison? Compared to non-Indigenous offenders, Indigenous offenders are […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (PhD category): Yehudis Stokes

Yehudis Stokes was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, Identifying, Measuring, Implementing, and Evaluating Trauma-Informed Care in Practice. About project Decades of evidence has demonstrated the enduring impact of trauma on individuals, families, and communities.  “Trauma-informed care” (TIC) is a philosophy that involves addressing the needs of individuals with histories […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (PhD category): Indira Riadi

Indira Riadi was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, Developing Inclusive Digital Mental Health Services/Interventions Through Understanding the Mental Health Priorities of Community-Dwelling Older Adults. About project This project aims investigate factors affecting the mental wellbeing of community-dwelling older adults and develop digital-based services to promote equitable access to […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (Master’s category): Vida Forouhar

Vida Forouhar was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, Weight Bias: Trends Among the Canadian Public and Relationships with Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour. About project Weight discrimination is a social justice issue that is prevalent worldwide. In Canada, weight discrimination is grouped into the second most common forms […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Honourable Mention (Master’s category): Sarah Law

Sarah Law’s project, Resistance and Resilience in the Era of Ecological Grief, has earned her an honourable mention for the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award. About project Climate justice is a movement that fights for futures where no one is disposable or left behind. We fight for the equitable redistribution of wealth, the return […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Honourable Mention (PhD category): Yi Chien Jade Ho

Yi Chien Jade Ho’s project, Sense of Place of the Chinatown Grassroots: Aligning Anti-Racism Efforts with Decolonization, has earned her an honourable mention for the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award. About project The research project, Sense of Place of the Chinatown Grassroots: Aligning Anti-racism Efforts with Decolonization, is part of my larger doctoral […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (Master’s category): Jasmine Kowalewski

Jasmine Kowalewski was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, Exploring the Effects of Activism: Promoting The Voices of Indigenous Youth. About project Every year, on May 5th, the streets of Edmonton echo with the chants of “NO MORE MISSING, MURDERED, INDIGENOUS WOMEN! NO MORE STOLEN SISTERS!” The annual Missing […]

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2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award Winner (PhD category): Erin Ratelle

Erin Ratelle was awarded the 2023 Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award for her project, Falls Prevention in Long Term Care Using Machine Learning. About project Falls are the leading cause of injury in older Canadians and can have life changing implications on individuals and their families. Up to 30% of seniors experience at least […]

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