TWU USRA

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.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Current enrollment in any undergraduate program.
  2. Must have completed at least one semester of post-secondary studies at the deadline of application.
  3. May be in the final semester of a program at the time of application, and hold the award over the summer.
  4. Minimum GPA of 2.7 required.
  5. 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

SUBMIT APPLICATION FORMS & TRANSCRIPTS TO ORGS

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
Christy Davis

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
Holly Horngren-Rhodes

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

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