SFU's Community Engagement Initiative Project

Funded Proposals

2017-20182016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014

2017-2018 Funded Proposals

FACULTY OR DEPARTMENT APPLICANT PROJECT FUNDED AMOUNT
Beedie School of Business, RADIUS SFU Bird, Kiri CONVERGE:  Canadian Lab Practitioners Exchange $5,000
Faculty of Health Sciences Carter, Allison Partnering with Women Living with HIV on the Life and Love with HIV Website to Advance Sexual Health Research and Support for Underserved Communities $10,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Gerontology Chaudhury, Habib #GeroHacks - Addressing Social Isolation and Ageism Among Older Adults $6,000
Faculty of Health Sciences Goldenberg, Shira Sexual and reproductive health needs, realities and rights of immigrant and refugee women across Metro Vancouver. $4,966
Faculty of Education Hill, Cher Katzie and Kwantlen Creek Restoration Project $6,700
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Economics Karaivanov, Alexander Exploring an SFU Partnership with the North Coast Innovation Lab $7,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Psychology Kline, Michelle Creating Vancouver Community Laboratories (VanCoLabs):  Community-based research on parenting and child development $9,200
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Studies Myles, Bryan Digital Plant Walk $10,000
VP Finance, SFU Sustainability Nelson, Michelle SFU Campus as a Living Lab Pilot $8,550
Faculty of Health Sciences, CAREX Canada Palmer, Alison Developing a toolkit to support First Nations organizations in addressing concerns about environmental contaminants $1,500
Faculty of Applied Sciences, Engineering Science Payandeh, Shahram Defining Challenges for Monitoring Movements of Active Elderly for Early Detection of Frailty Risks $10,000
Lifelong Learning, Leadership and Community Building Programs Reddy, Jennifer Developing Capacity of Front-Line Workers $4,300
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Archaeology and First Nations Studies Reimer, Rudy Traditional Standard Bow Making Workshop $3,115
Faculty of Environment, REM Salomon, Anne Balancing cultural, ecological, and economic values of an Indigenous community-based intertidal kelp fishery $4,600
Faculty of Environment, REM Salomon, Anne Community Engagement as a Tool for Identifying Adaptation Strategies for Healthy Fisheries and Coastal First Nation Communities $5,700
VP Research, SFU Library, Special Collection and Rare Books Salrin, Melissa Documenting and Preserving Dance Legacy in Vancouver $5,000
Faculty of Health Sciences Tietjen, Ian Characterizing Traditional Medicines Used by the Secwepemc Indigenous People of Interior British Columbia $3,434
VP External Relations, Public Square Webber, Janet SFU Community Engagement Podcast $5,000
Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology, School for the Contemporary Arts Wells, Ker Bread and Puppet Theatre $1,000

 

2016-2017 Funded Proposals

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FACULTY OR DEPARTMENT
APPLICANT PROJECT FUNDED AMOUNT
VP Research, SFU Library Bird, Gwen Community Scholar Pilot Project $10,000.00
Faculty of Science, Chemistry
Branda, Neil Encouraging Science & Engineering in East Vancouver's Young Women, Aboriginal & Immigrant Youth Groups) $7,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Centre for Scottish Studies Davis, Leith Changing the Narrative of Canada at 150:  Re-visioning Connections Between First Nations and the Hudson's Bay Company $5,110
VP Advancement and Alumni Engagement, Advancement Griffin, Susan How Sport Positively Impacts Women's Career Paths $5,200
Faculty of Environment, Environment Haegeli, Pascal Think-Tank for Outdoor and Adventure Tourism Industry of BC $5,600
Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology, School of Interactive Arts and Technology Hawryshkewich, Andrew Access Makeathon $5,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Gerontology Kadowaki, Laura Raising the Profile:  Connecting the SFU Community with the Community-Based Seniors Services Sector $4,875
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, History Kelm, Mary-Ellen The Legacies of the Mental Patients Association and Gathering Our Stories living history project $6,000
Faculty of Science, Biological Sciences Kermode, Allison Take a Stand 'Community Innovation Challenge'"  Empowering youth to achieve meaningful change in their communities $5,000
Faculty of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Lavergne, Ruth Patient Engagement in Primary Care Research $4,000
Faculty of Environment, Resource & Environmental Management Lertzman, Ken REM-670 in Haida Gwaii $6,607.50
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Gerontology Mahmood, Atiya Enabling Mobility and Participation Among Those with Disability (dEMAND):  Knowledge Mobilization and Community Engagement $3, 000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Criminology Morrison, Brenda Children's Rights and Climate Change $5,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Criminology Morrison, Brenda SFU’s Reconciliation Ambassadors for the Next Generation $2,500
VP External Relations, Office of Community Engagement Nelson, Rachel Burnaby Student Community Engagement Competition $5,000
Faculty of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Nicol, Anne-Marie Establishing a Citizen Science Project for Radon Reduction at SFU $9,600
VP Research, Innovation Office, Venture Connection Obriain, Janice Rekindle - an Alumni Entrepreneur Engagement Pilot $5,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Public Policy Olewiler, Nancy 150 YEARS! It's Time For True Reconciliation:  Understanding Tsilhqot'in, Free, Prior and Informed Consent $10,000
VP External Relations, Centre for Dialogue Price, Gordon Vision, Plans & Politics:  The Next Generation of Regional Leadership $2,000
Faculty of Education, Friends of Simon Tutoring Program Shaker, Paul A Bridging Program for the Settlement and Education of Our Syrian Refugees $4,000
Beedie School of Business, RADIUS Smith, Shawn SFU Social Impact Series $4,800
Faculty of Applied Sciences, Mechatronic Systems Engineering Sparrey, Carolyn Engaging Children to Improve Road Safety Near Elementary Schools $5,000
Faculty of Science, Earth Science / Public Education and Outreach van der Flier-Keller, Eileen Videos to engage youth with science:  Inquiry activities and role models $7,500
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, International Studies Weiler, Anelyse Growing Food Worker Power:  Creative Forums of Worker Organizing Across the Food System $1,000
VP External Relations, Public Square Young, Scott SFU Metro Conversations $7,350

 

2015-2016 Funded Proposals

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FACULTY OR DEPARTMENT
APPLICANT PROJECT FUNDED AMOUNT
Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology Droumeva, Milena Reflection Café $7,500
VP External Relations, SFU Surrey – TD Community Engagement Centre Dulku, Trisha Racing Readers Program Expansion $10,000
Faculty of Education Fettes, Mark; Parent, Amy Building Local Indigenous Partnerships in Education $10,000
Faculty of Education, Research & Evaluation Methodology Salomon, Anne; Burt, Jenn; Wilson, Barb Community Engagement as a Tool for Enhancing Adaptive Capacity to Sea Otter Recovery $9,450
Beedie School of Business, RADIUS Smith, Shawn Local Economic Development Lab $10,000
Faculty of Science, Biological Sciences; Faculty of Education Henson, Cynthia; Hollmann, Peter; Boothby, Megan Science Outreach for Aboriginal High School Groups $10,000
Faculty of Science, Biological Sciences; Faculty of Environment Kermode, A. and Wood, L. Take a Stand:  A Program to Inspire Youth-Engagement in the Community, Education of the Public, and Conservation of the Environment $10,000
Faculty of Science, Biological Sciences Sharp, Joan Bringing lessons from the deep past into BC classrooms $2,750
Faculty of Science, Biological Sciences Bisgrove, Sherryl Saving Kelp Forests in the Salish Sea and Beyond $4,400
Faculty of Education, Museum of Anthropology Winter, Barbara 3D Printing / Artifact Kits for use in the T8TA Territory of the Peace River Region to Demonstrate Stone Technology Techniques of First Nations Hunters $5,000
Pacific Water Research Centre; Faculty of Environment Conrad, Steve; Ashworth, Joanna Collaborative Design of a Science-Values Workshop on Community Weighting of Water Values, Preferences and Science $5,000
Faculty of Applied Sciences, Engineering/Digital Health Hub Moreno, Sylvain Bringing market need to Innovation in Health Aging - a competition framework $5,000
First Nations Student Association Forsythe, Laura SFU Indigenous Day $5,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Archaeology Lepofsky, Dana Reconnecting to Laxgalts'ap (Old Town), Hartley Bay, BC $5,000
Student Services, Athletics, Men's Basketball Hill, Virgil SFU Men's Basketball Team Poster Initiative $1,000
VP Academic, Office of Graduate Studies, Office of Graduate Studies Richardson, Rupert Free Public Lecture, Aboriginal focused community event with cultural sharing, and Feast $1,000
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Psychology Iarocci, Grace Strengthening SFU & ACT Collaboration to Provide Outreach Education Opportunities for Underserved Communities using Online Resources and Community Engagement $5,000
Faculty of Applied Sciences Glasser, Uwe; Green, Rory; Lee, Karen Engaging in research partnerships for a better world $5,000
SFU Publishing Program Maxwell, John; Norman, Suzanne Feasibility of Developing an Indigenous Publishing Program with the En'owkin Centre $8,900

 

2014-2015 Funded Proposals

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APPLICANT PROJECT FUNDED AMOUNT
Dossa, Parin Dr. Palliative Care for Canadian Immigrant Communities  $10,000
Morrison, Brenda Shaking the Movers Forum in BC  $5,000
Hennessy, Kate Past is Present at Scowlitz: Bridging Times, Places and Communities along the Lower Fraser River  $10,000
Blenkinsop, Green, Havens, et al Global Learning Forum on renewable cities  $5,000
Lavieri, Henson, Ahrensmeier, Developing a Framework for Documenting, Evaluating and Supporting Faculty of Science outreach programs  $10,000
Mahoney, Tara Creative Publics Community Engagement Project  $5,000
Kermode, Wood Protect what you love  $5,000
Busumtwi-Sam, Alphonso Meeting the Challenges of Diaspora-based Community Centre  $10,000
Morrow, Battersby, Davies Building Bridges: Creating a Community of Practice in Mental Health  $10,000
Chow-White,Peter Social Media, Big Data, and Knowledge Management Solutions for the Non-Profit Charity  $10,000
Hill, Spiliotopoulous Field Programs in the Faculty of Education - dialogue series  $5,000
Myles, Bryan, MacDonald, George Pacific Northwest Canoe  $2,500
Dooley, Burke Community Leaders Igniting Change  $5,000
Sylvester & Prest Civic Engage  $10,000
Dooley & Nilson Community Based Research at SFU Surrey  $2,500
Jackson & Rossiter Building Supports Workshop on Promising Practices  $3,000

 

2013-2014 Funded Proposals

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FACULTY OR DEPARTMENT

APPLICANT

PROJECT TITLE

COMMUNITY PARTNER

FUNDED AMOUNT

Faculty of Health Sciences

Lanphear

Canadian Environmental Health (ATLAS) - Children's Environmental Health

Cdn Partnership for Children’s Health and Env.; First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition

$10,000

Faculty of Science

Mooers and Sharp, Biological Science

Deep Time, Global Change and You

Smithsonian, UCSC, UC Berkeley

$2,500

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Mathematical and Computational Sciences (IRMACS); Faculty of Science

Jungic and Weinberg

The IRMACS Centre: Controversy, Ideas and Debate (UniverCity community)

To engage City of Burnaby, UniverCity residents association

$3,600 (partial)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Lepofsky, Dana, Archeology

Nuts'amaat Shqualuwun, Dept of Archaelogy

Hul’umi’num and WSANEC Nations communities, Parks Canada

$10,000

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Rajapakse, Morantz, Lee

Blast Off Program

Surrey School District, HR MacMillan Space Centre

$9,600

Lifelong Learning

Smith and Besso

Community Capacity Building workshops

Carnegie Community Centre

$10,000

 

Faculty of Education

Smith, Stoddard, et al

Education's Research Connections to its CE Initiatives

--

$10,000

Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology

Kline

Public Health Campaigns

Fraser Health

$10,000

SFU Library

Owen and Hong

Komagata Maru Commemorative VIP Event

Khalsa Diwan Society, PICS, Surrey Art Gallery, Museum of Vancouver, etc.

$2,500 (partial funding)

Faculty of Environment

Markey, Ashworth, Centre for Sustainable Community Dev.

Charting the Legacy and Imaging the Future

--

$10,000

Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology

Geisler

Creative Entrepreneurship Program

BC TIA, BC Creative, City of Surrey and others

$2,500 (partial funding)

Beedie School of Business  ; Faculty of Environment

Smith and McRae

Scaling the Change Lab

 

$5,000 (partial funding)

Faculty of Education

Smythe

Supporting Digital Literacy Skills (Burnaby)

South Burnaby Neighbourhood House, City of Burnaby, Burnaby Public Library

$5,000 (partial funding)

Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology

Cross, Poyntz, Hackett, Communications

Media Democracy Project – Enhanced Engagement Initiative

BC Civil Liberties Assoc, David Suzuki Foundation, Vancity CU, others

$5,000 (partial funding)

Faculty of Education

Hoskyn and Moore

Budding Scientist Research Program

Strathcona Community Centre

$2,340 (partial)

Faculty of Communication, Art & Technology

McAllister

Workshop on methodologies for CE research

Internal partners

$900 (partial)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Criminology; First Nations Studies

Palys and ross

Circles to develop research questions and partnerships on questionable deaths

Vancouver Aboriginal Transformative Justice Services Society, Union of  BC Chiefs

$3,000 (partial)

 

STUDENT LED

APPLICANT

PROJECT TITLE

COMMUNITY PARTNER

FUNDED AMOUNT

 

Viktorn and Bourke, Residence Life

Service Learning Program

Habitat for Humanity, ScotiaBank

$5,000

 

Clayton Gray, UNYA

Engaging Native Urban Youth

 

$2,000

 

WIL

Expanding Public Policy Assistance

Burnaby Board of Trade

$10,000