Dalhousie Belong Research Fellowship Awards

Inaugural Recipients of the Dalhousie Belong Research Fellowship Awards

The Offices of the Provost & Vice-President Academic and the Vice-President, Research & Innovation are happy to announce the inaugural fellowship award recipients for 2019.  The recipients, in alphabetical order, are:

Parisa Ghanouni, PhD
School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health
Research Project:  Challenges and Facilitators During Transition of Adolescents with Autism to Adulthood

Shauntay Grant
Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Research Project:  Rewriting Canadian folklore, Repositioning Black Canada:  A case from old Nova Scotia

Barbara Hamilton-Hinch, PhD
School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Health
Research Project:  Benefits or Challenges of Culturally-Specific Programs in Attributing to Students’ Success in Post-secondary Education

Fadi Oudah, P.Eng, PhD
Civil Engineering (Structures and Solid Mechanics), Faculty of Engineering
Research Project:  Reliability-Based Approach for Optimizing Tidal Turbine Base Foundation for Reduced Weight

Melanie Zurba, PhD
School of Resource and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Management & College of Sustainability
Research Project:  Designing Governance Frameworks for Protected Areas with Meaningful Indigenous Participation

Please join us in congratulating our Dalhousie Belong Research Fellows for 2019.

Background
In keeping with Dalhousie’s strategic plan and commitment to increasing diversity and gender equity, and to support and enhance research excellence across the institution, the Offices of the Provost & Vice-President Academic and the Vice-President, Research & Innovation launched the Dalhousie Belong Research Fellowship Awards on November 2, 2018.  The goal of the fellowship awards is to provide pre-tenure faculty members from equity-seeking groups with support to further research in their respective fields.