Diana Brydon, (English, Film, and Theatre), Tier I CRC in Globalization and Cultural Studies, and her team won a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant for a project entitled “Brazil/Canada Research Exchange: Developing Transnational Literacy.”
Justin Smith (Economics), Standard Research Grant for his project “The impact of diversity on charity and education.”
Rob Hoppa (Anthropology), Tier II CRC in Skeletal Biology, and his research team won a Standard Research Grant for the project “The impact of socioeconomic change on well-being in Medieval Denmark.”
Esa Diaz-Leon (Philosophy), Standard Research Grant for “The social construction of gender and race”.
Lisa Alexandrin (Religion), Standard Research Grant for “The touchstone of the Qur’an: Narrating visionary experiences and interpreting dreams in the Kubravi Sufi tradition”.
Étienne-Marie Lassi (French, Spanish and Italian), Standard Research Grant for “Les discours environnementaux dans le roman francophone d’Afrique Centrale”.
Fernando de Toro (English, Film, and Theatre), Standard Research Grant for “Le theatre de Samuel Beckett et la fin de la modernity: Performance, performative, et theatralite texttuelles”.
Roisin Cossar (History), Standard Research Grant for “Unsettling histories: The clerical family and ecclesiastical archives in Northern Italy during the later middle ages”.
Lori Wilkinson (Sociology), Standard Research Grant for “The long-term labour market experiences of newcomer youth in Canada”.
Jared Wesley (Political Studies), Standard Research Grant for “Comparative Provincial Election Project”.
Terry Janzen, Kevin Russell, and Erin Wilkinson (Linguistics), Research Development Initiative “Designing a Corpus of American Sign Language Use in Canada”
Jonathan Marotta (Psychology), Discovery Grant, “Eye-hand coordination: Adding complexity”.
Debbie Kelly (Psychology), Tier II CRC in Comparative Cognition, Discovery Grant, “Comparative cognition of spatial orientation”.
Susan Frohlick (Anthropology), Catalyst Grant in HIV/AIDS Community Based Research for the project “Engaging newcomer communities in sexual health research: Understanding cultural factors for HIV risk reduction amongst immigrant and refugee ethno-racial youth in Western Canada”.
Kiera Ladner (Political Studies) was awarded a second term as SSHRC Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Politics and Governance. Dr. Ladner, with colleague Leanne Simpson (Trent University), was awarded a DFAIT International Research Linkages Grant for a project entitled “Indigenous Scholars Network” with co-applicant Rawinia Higgins (Victoria University of Wellington), and a Truth and Reconciliation Commission Research Grant on IRS & Governance.
Francisco Javier Virues-Ortega (Psychology) and Mary Caruso-Anderson (Psychology), along with Krisztina Malisza of the Institute for Biodiagnostics, won support from The Winnipeg Foundation and a Manitoba Medical Service Foundation Operating Grant for their project “Effects of intensive behavioural intervention on brain plasticity in children with autism”.
Terry Russell (Asian Studies) and Darryl Sterk (University of Alberta) obtained a grant from the Taiwan Ministry of Education and National Chung-cheng University and carried out a project of filming interviews with six Taiwanese writers for the documentary “The Disappearance and Reappearance of Place in Taiwan’s Literary Landscape: A Documentary Film.” The film is currently in post-production.
Jared Wesley (Political Studies) won an Elections Manitoba grant for the project “Manitoba Ecological Turnout Analysis”.
Tammy Ivanco (Psychology), received a Manitoba Institute of Child Health (MICH) Small Grant, “Cytokine immunoreactivity in a rat model of periventricular leukomalacia”.
Maria Medved (Psychology) is a co-investigator along with Sarvesh Logsetty (Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine) and Jitender Sareen (Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine) on the Manitoba Medical Service Foundation - Operating Grant, “Mental illness and traumatic injury: An investigation of risk and resilience among survivors of trauma”.
Brenda Austin-Smith (English, Film and Theatre) won a Canadian Association of University Teachers Operating Grant, for the “Affect in fiction and film” project.
Warren Cariou (English, Film, and Theatre), Tier II CRC in Narrative, Community and Indigenous Cultures, was awarded a grant from the Winnipeg Film Group Marketing Fund.
Tina Chen (History) and Alison Marshall (Brandon University) were awarded a Community Historical Recognition Program from Canada Immigration and Citizenship for the project they are managing – “Manitoba Chinese Digital Archive and Oral History”.
Jane Ursel (Sociology) received funding from the Winnipeg Foundation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development for Statement Gathering.
Christopher J. Fries (Sociology) received a Centre on Aging Research Fellowship 2011-2012.
Struan Sinclair (English, Film and Theatre) was awarded a Manitoba Arts Council Writers “A” Grant.
Warren Cariou (English, Film and Theatre), Tier II CRC in Narrative, Community, and Indigenous Cultures and Neil McCarthur (Philosophy) won the Best Short Film award at the 13th Annual Columbia Native American Film Festival for Overburden, a 15 minute film.
George Toles (English, Film, and Theatre) was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Greg Mason (Economics) was awarded a Fellow, Canadian Evaluation Society, 2010
Judith Chipperfield (Psychology) won an Age Plus Award from the CIHR Institute of Aging.
Rayleen De Luca (Psychology) was awarded The Clifford Robson Award from the Manitoba Psychological Society in recognition of distinguished contribution to the profession of psychology.
Michelle Faubert (English, Film, and Theatre) received an Association of Commonwealth Universities Gordon and Jean Southam Fellowship, “Collaborative study on depression and melancholy, 1660-1800”.
Terry Cook (History) was made Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Tim Anna (History) became Distinguished Professor Emeritus.
Tom Nesmith (History) was made a Fellow of the Association of Canadian Archivists.
Fernando de Toro (English, Film, and Theatre) was awarded an Erasmus Mundus Chair and Scholarship.
Debbie Kelly (Psychology) received the inaugural Early Career Award from the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Sciences.
Len Kuffert (History)was named St. John College Students Association’s Fellow of the Year.
Fiona MacDonald (Political Studies) was named a Research Fellow of the Centre for Applied and Professional Ethics (Winnipeg).
Paul Thomas (Political Studies) was named Professor Emeritus of the University of Manitoba.
Janine Montgomery (Psychology) received a 2010 Merit Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in the Service category.
Jacquie Vorauer (Psychology) was elected to the status of Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association.
Andrew Woolford (Sociology) received a Fulbright Scholar Award for his work entitled “A Tonic for the Boarding School Blues? Genocide and Historical Redress in Canada and the United States”.