Current Student Research


Nola Accili To Be or Not To Be Modern: A Latourian Approach to Teaching Shakespeare

Ali Ahadi Language, Ephemeral Subject and Eventuality of Art in the Age of Precarity

Ashli Akins Vehicles of Voice: Fulfillment of the rights of artists in oppressed populations

Logan Alexander Poeticizing Gender (Derrida/Foucault)

Ketty Anyeko The Relevance of Transitional Justice in addressing Conflict-period Sexual Violence in Northern Uganda

Umbreen Ashraf I Belong! Immigrants, Identity and the Build Environment

Hamideh Atashpa

Robin Atkins

Lara Aysal Theatrical Adaptations, Adapting to Climate Change through Applied Theatre

Itai Bavli Warning the Public or Hiding Mistakes? Canada’s Response to the Adverse Effects of Radiation Treatment

Ritwik Bhattacharjee

Darren Blackburn From the classroom to the disaster: understanding the process of professional identity formation in Canadian emergency managers

Maria Breilh Music to Promote Health Equity in Ecuador: An Interdisciplinary Intercultural Analysis

Adi Burton Ritual as Praxis: The Responsibility of the Activist in the Face of Genocide

Kaylee Byers Ecology, Coevolution and Population Genetics of Vancouver Rats, Their Parasites and Their Associated Pathogens

Ruth Campbell Page How should Canada’s leadership guide strategic trade partnerships and international development investment in emerging markets?

Beth Carruthers A Compass Rose for the Anthropocene: transformative aesthetics in theory
and practice: a view from the Canadian West

Laura Castrejon Violante The interaction between public policy and law as a mean to enhance Vancouver`s sustainability

Sarah Chapple Ethical Decision-Making and Moral Distress in the Intensive Care Unit

Reith Charlesworth Addiction treatment trajectories among young people during pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenthood

Lindsay Cole Public Sector Innovation Labs (PSILs)

Carlos Colin Moreno Civil Art as Utopian and Social Practice in Contemporary Latin America

Mary Connolly A Study of Youth Financial Literacy Education, Innovative and Alternative Learning Strategies, and Technologies for Self-Study and Visual Learning

Alice Correa Fortes The Ashaninka Spirituality and Forest Conservation

Jennifer Cutbill TRANSFORMATIONAL AGENCY (or EMPOWERING MYCORRHIZAL NETWORKS): How the integration of regenerative development, regenerative economics, indigenous wisdom, place-based learning, and social innovation can inform a coherent and catalytic praxis for addressing root causes of joint crises of climate, equity and holistic health

Janet Currie Improving the Outcomes and Safety of Off-label Prescribing

Jummy David Mathematical Epidemiology, Population Dynamics, and Computer Simulations

Jonathan de Vries Talking the Talk: The Biomechanics of Embodied Speech Movements

Rena Del Pieve           Gobbi Empowered Voice: Building Resilience in Mental Health Disability in Higher Education

Peter Dupuis World Housing: a qualitative and quantitative study of net social impact

Marjan Ebneshahidi Livable neighborhoods: exploring the emerging influence of income and ethnicity on perceived livability and satisfaction of residential neighborhoods

Faith Eiboff Trajectories of Housing and Recovery among Homeless Women with Mental Illness in Vancouver: An Interdisciplinary, Trauma-Informed Perspective

Margaret Erickson Evaluating the Impact of Inca/ceration and a Transfer in Correctional Healthcare Leadership on HIV Health Outcomes for Women Living with HIV in Metro Vancouver

Taylor Fleming

Denise Fong An Inquiry into the Development of Ethnic History studies through Public Education Initiatives

Aaron Friedland Does Reading-While-Listening Enhance Students’ Reading Fluency?

Francisco Gomez Lopez Reclaiming Agrarian livelihoods: Gobalization, Post-conflict and Community Engagement in Rural Colombia

Francisco Grajales Understanding British Columbia Physicians’ Readiness to Practicing in the Web 2.0 Era

Alissa Greer Peer Engagement in Harm Reduction in British Columbia

Rowenna Gryba Integration of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and western science using a Bayesian approach for fully informed models

Celeste Haldane Reconciling the Business Approach – Looking at developing large energy projects across multi First Nations territories in British Columbia: A First Nations perspective to best practices

Aida Hassani The importance of communication between medical doctors and engineers in developing effective medical devices

Ashley Heaslip Sexuality and End-of-Life Illness Experience: Patient, Partner and Provider Perspectives

Bryan Hemingway Examining Patient-Healthcare Practitioner Relationships with Deaf Patients who use Healthcare Sign Language Interpreters

Catriona Hippman Antidepressant Medication Use During Pregnancy: A Mixed-Methods Study

Navid Jaberi

Waged Jafer The Arab World and the Route to Democratic Reform: Examining the Plight of Religious and Ethnic Minorities amidst Political Change by Identifying Challenges, Overcoming Obstacles and Proposing a New Framework for Conflict Transformation and Resolution

Fatima Jaffer Kinesis, Canada’s national feminist newspaper, and the Women’s Movement 1974-2001

Kim Jameson End of Life Care

Bei Jiang The Politics of Achieving Environmental Goals in Rapidly Growing Urban Areas: A Case of Planning Eco-City in Tianjin, China

Bindy Kang Sadhee Sahayth (Our Health): the Punjabi Health Project

Jasmina Karabeg

Ibukun Kayode Evaluating the Effectiveness of the INACT Project (Increasing Access to Contraceptives through the Training of CHEWs as Part of Task-Shifting Policy in Nigera) in the Community and Its Impact on Maternal and Child Health Policy in Nigeria

Shauna Kormendy Healing through Connection: Healing Intergenerational Trauma in Indigenous Peoples? or Communities?”

Janina Krabbe Towards a relational ethical framework for engagement in complex health interventions within a Canadian context

Neringa Kubiliene Racism-related threats to identity formation and resilience: Racialized minority youth in Canada

Helena Kudzia The ecology of experience: surface encounters between plants, animals and humans in the Bialowieza Forest, 1900-1950

Jennifer Lavalley Integrating Indigenous Ways of Knowing into Overdose Responses for Urban Indigenous People who use Drugs

Heather Lebrun How do Native Hawaiian women on Kaua’i envision food sovereignty and security for the islands? What are the possible pathways for these visions to be realized?

Maya Lefkowich Masculinities and Peer-Based Care: A Cross-Country Comparison of Men`s Sheds

Jennifer Mackie Indigenous Peoples’ Health Governance and Surveillance: Self-determination in Health

Alessandra Mafra Ribeiro Day in the Life (DITL): Children and Youth Who Have Been Bullied But Still Thrive

Nandini Maharaj The significance of companion dogs in the everyday lives of their human caregivers

Samara Mayer

Bronwyn McBride Im/migrant and Indoor Sex Workers and the Impacts of Increasing Criminalization: Evidence to Improve Health and Safety through Policy Change

Mandee McDonald

Holly McKenzie Reproductive Justice and Sovereignty as defined by urban Indigenous women: A collaborative action-based research project

Sanjana Mitra Examining the Feasibility of and Willingness to use a Fentanyl Drug Checking Service among People who Inject Drugs (PWID)

Lora Zosia Moon Plotting the garden: botany, sexuality, and the novels of Virginia Woolf

Richard Morrow The influence of industry sponsorship in clinical drug trials: the impact of sponsorship over time, medical school policies and practice, and the attitudes of academic investigators

Ryan Moyer

Garth Mullins

Eleni Nasiopoulos Context, Cognition and Marketing

Hamad Nazar Punjabi vār: a decolonization of our history, a reclamation of our pasts

Jennica Nichols  A Model for End User Involvement in Product Design

Alexa Norton Indigenizing harm reduction: Creating gender-specific and inclusive harm reduction services in partnership with First Nations in BC

Colleen Nystedt PlaceSpeak: Advancing techniques for participatory democracy using collaboration software and digital visualization tools to engage the public

Julie Okot Bitek Prodigal Daughters: Stories of the New Acholi Woman

Michelle Olding Mapping the Socio-Political Geographies of the Response to a Public Health Emergency: An Ethno-Epidemiological Study of the Opiod Overdose Crisis in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland

David Oswald Building Resilience in the BC Coastal Zone and the Greater Mekong Sub-Region: Analytical Frameworks for SEA and Environmental Risk Analysis with Integrated Data, Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services, and Spatial Visualization of Environmental Data

Callista Ottoni Older adults’ experiences of mobility and social connectedness in their neighbourhoods: a knowledge mobilization approach

Joe Perry To investigate and discover whether the quality of an actor`s performance can be measured

Andreas Pilarinos Economic security, low-threshold employment, and associated health outcomes among a prospective cohort of street-involved youth

Ben Pong Why Stabilization Failed in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Counter Radicalization Perspective

Sharon Provost Using realist methodology to evaluate the violence prevention education in BC Healthcare

Harlan Pruden Two Spirit – Then & Now: reclaiming honor through
historical representational documentation

Ayu Ratih Indonesian Women and National Imagination

Robin Repta Fostering Healthy Dating Relationships and Sexual Health in Adolescents: An Intersectional Approach

Meghan Robinson Evaluating Legal Personhood as a Means to Protect The Environment Alongside Māori & Tsilhqot’in Ways of Knowing

Markus Russin A Psychophilosophy of Gendered Robots: The Place of Technology in Societal Reproduction

Anu Sandhu Bhamra The Punjabi diasporic mediasphere: negotiating local, transnational, ethnic and religious identities

Nicholas Saraiva Martino

Sandra Schinnerl Immigration reform and international student flows: do national interests support institutional objectives?

Susan Sechrist Toward a Numerate Literacy: Exploring Intersections of Mathematics, Science, and Literature

Sarah Shamash Mapping Transformation in Experimental, Revolutionary Cinema: from Third Cinema to New Approaches in Brazil’s Media Art Landscape

Shefa Siegel The Origin of Avaric: Exploring the Relations of People, Place, and Resources

Andrew Simon-Butler Bifurcated Sovereignty in the Arctic as a Future Governance Model for Outer Space

Prabh Singh Technology and Psychological Disorientation: A Case Study of 2nd Generation Canadian Sikh Youth

Courtney Smith Responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Calls to Action in Health: Bridging Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Education in Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions and Health Authorities

Rodney Stehr Mapping the Sexual and Mental Health Post-Migration Pathways of 2SLGBTQ+ Youth Moving from Rural or Northern Natal Communities

Stephen Stewart Reintegration of former combattants

Mark Stoller Legislation in Canada’s Arctic

Laurel Sugden The Psychological Effects and History of San Pedro Cactus

Zool Suleman Silent Adhan: Exploring Belinging, Citizenship and Religion/Race/Space through the Muslim Call to Prayer in Metro Vancouver

Sadia Tasleem

Kelsey Timler Participatory Action Research to Support Food Justice Programming for Justice-Involved Women and Children

Michelle Turner Midwives at school: the effects of an evidence-based childbirth education intervention on shifting attitudes towards pregnancy and childbirth among Grade 4 students in British Columbia, Canada

Robert Wilson Facilitating Cognitive Health and Healthy Ageing Through Imaginative and Creative Learning in Later Life

Desiree Wilson Exploring the Experiences of Children in After-School Settings: Implications for Health and Well-Being

Saskia (Anna)            Wolsak The Story of String: A cross-cultural study of the role of string in human culture, from the material to the metaphysical

Sharon Wu Understanding the challenges and opportunities of university-based Large-Scale Research Projects (LSRPs)

Morgan Yates Risk Reframing in Children’s Play

Lee Yeates Cultivating Collaboration Between Physicians and Midwives in British Columbia: It’s Time For a Social Revolution

Mira Ziolo How does addressing the health of those who work with Mountain Gorrilas help in saving a fragile ecosystem?