TRINITY WESTERN UNIVERSITY (TWU) USRA
SUMMER 2022 APPLICATIONS Due FEBRUARY 11, 2022
USRA Liaison Officer: Lola IYIOLA, Office of Research
The TWU USRA application process contains two parts: Part I is to be filled out by the student. Part II is to be filled out by the proposed supervisor. Parts I and II, together with the student’s unofficial transcript(s), must be submitted to the USRA Liaison Officer, Office of Research, at ORGS@twu.ca from your @mytwu.ca student email address.
A student may submit only ONE application to the USRA competition. If a student applies for an NSERC USRA and is not successful, their application will automatically be considered for a TWU USRA.
Amount of Award: Up to $9,628, depending on the term of the award, plus up to $500 for consumables (if applicable)
Term of Award: Up to 16 weeks, and no fewer than 10 weeks (desired term to be indicated on the application)
TWU CREATE Conference Requirement: USRA recipients are required to present a project at the TWU CREATE Conference in the Spring semester following their award.
- Current enrollment in any undergraduate program.
- Must have completed at least one semester of post-secondary studies at the deadline of application.
- May be in the final semester of a program at the time of application, and hold the award over the summer.
- Minimum GPA of 2.7 required.
- Identification of a supervisory faculty member and have the research project approved by that faculty member.
Supervisor Eligibility: All tenure-track faculty. Other full-time and sessional TWU faculty who are involved in research may be eligible to supervise, and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Faculty do not need to be NSERC eligible. A supervisor may submit applications to supervise a maximum of two students in the NSERC and TWU USRA combined.
Forms & Instructions for applicants
Forms & Instructions for proposed research supervisors
2022 TWU USRA RECIPIENTS
*2022 USRA Recipients will present their research at TWU's 2023 CREATE Conference
|Recipient Name||Supervisor||Research Project|
|Sakher Habash||Anita Cote, PhD
Canada Research Chair in Cardiovascular Adaptation to Exercise
|Sex Differences in the Association Between Physical Activity and Risk of CVD|
|Chengzhe He||Shane Durbach, PhD||Synthesis and characterization of transition metal carbonate micro/nanoparticle templates for micro/nanocarbon formation from waste carbon sources for use as fillers for composite thin film materials|
Tracy Stobbe, PhD, MPP, BJ
|The Economics of British Literature of the Industrial Revolution|
|Gabriella Collins||Kenra Rieger, PhD, RN||Learning from the Old Ones: Exploring Storytelling as a Method with Indigenous Older Adults in Health Research|
|Darren Eddings||Enrique Torre-Giese, PhD||Motion planning assisted by group actions|
|Hannah Hube||Kelly Arbeau, PhD||Identifying the correlates of fear/anxiety responses and exercise avoidance in person with pain-related chronic illness|
|Lillian Li||Angela Wolff, PhD, RN||Healthcare provider characteristics that influence the implementation of individual-level patient-centred outcome measure (PROM) and patient-reported experience measure (PREM) data across practice settings: A mixed methods systematic review with a narrative synthesis|
|Abner Kooner||Angela Wolff, PhD, RN||Healthcare provider characteristics that influence the implementation of individual-level patient-centred outcome measure (PROM) and patient-reported experience measure (PREM) data across practice settings: A mixed methods systematic review with a narrative synthesis|
Jaime Palmer-Hague, PhD
|Variance in Perception of Threat Due to Facial Obstruction. How Masks Change our Common Projection of Capacity for
Violence in People
|Benjamin Zubaly||Jaime Palmer-Hague, PhD||
Sexual selection and offspring sex ratio: Facial width-to-heihgt ratio, dominance, and prestige