Awards

Below are competitive awards, scholarships, studentships and grants that our lab members have received:

August 2020

  • Erika Lieu – University of Calgary Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship ($3,000)
  • Erika Lieu – Canadian National Institute for the Blind – Master’s Scholarship ($12,500)

June 2020

  • Erika Lieu – Department of Psychology Academic Achievement Award for 2019-2020. The award is presented annually to graduating Psychology Honours students with a GPA of 3.90 or greater over all of their Psychology courses
  • Alyssa Grocutt – Department of Psychology Academic Achievement Award for 2019-2020. The award is presented annually to graduating Psychology Honours students with a GPA of 3.90 or greater over all of their Psychology courses

May 2020

  • Erika Lieu – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Canada Graduate Scholarships Program – Master’s Competition ($17,500)
  • Alyssa Grocutt – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Canada Graduate Scholarships Program – Master’s Competition ($17,500)
  • Ivy Mai – P.U.R.E Award ($6000)

September 2019

  • Dr. Tom O’Neill – Insight Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada – Conflict Profiles in Organizational Work Teams: A New Frontier ($238,115)
  • Samantha Jones – Eyes High Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship ($8000)

May 2019

  • Ivy Mai   P.U.R.E. Award ($6,000) – Students are selected based on a proposal to conduct research in their area of interest over the summer on a paid internship.

November 2018

  • Malika Khakhar   Louise McKinney Scholarship($2,500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements in the top 1.5 to 2% of their class.

September 2018

  • Nicole Larson  CGS – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement SSHRC  ($6,000)
  • Samantha Jones – Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship (SSHRC) ($105,000) – Competitive scholarship for academic achievement.
  • Samantha Jones – Eyes High Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship ($104,000) – awarded to a first year PhD student in support of achieving the University of Calgary’s research initiatives.

June 2018

  • Connie Deng – Postgraduate Taught Sheffield Scholarship 2018 ($2,500 GBP) – Awarded to students entering an MSc program at the University of Sheffield. 

February 2018

  • Tom O’Neill – Killam Emerging Research Leader Award ($3,000) 

December 2017

  • Alyssa Grocutt – Jason Lang Scholarship ($1,000) – Recognition of academic achievement.
  • Alyssa Grocutt – University of Calgary Undergraduate Merit Award ($2,500) – Recognition of academic achievement.

June 2017

  • Kyra Grocutt  2016-2017 Best Poster Presentation, Honourable Mention (U of C Department of Psychology 21st Annual Student Research Conference) – Two certificates are presented to acknowledge top-ranking Undergraduate poster presentations in Psychology

May 2017

  • Tamara Williamson  Markin Health & Wellness USRP Summer Studentship ($6,000) – Students are selected based on a proposal to conduct a full-time summer research project in an area relevant to Health & Wellness on paid internship
  • Tamara Williamson – Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship ($10,800) – Recognition of academic achievement in a Master’s program

February 2017

  • Julia Smith – Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship (AGSS) ($3,000) – Awarded to second-year master’s students in recognition of academic achievement.

January 2017

  • Dr. Tom O’Neill (co-applicant) – NSERC Chair in Design Engineering in Energy Systems ($1,800,000) – Develop, implement, and evaluate cutting-edge team competency and team dynamics training in student engineering design teams in the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary.

November 2016

  • Tamara Williamson  John D. Petrie Memorial Undergraduate Bursaries ($5,000) – Recognition of superior academic achievement at the Undergraduate level 

October 2016

  • Tamara Williamson  Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2,500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements in the top 1.5 to 2% of their class.

September 2016

  • Amanda Deacon  Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship (SSHRC) ($105,000) – Competitive scholarship for academic achievement.

August 2016

  • Genevieve Hoffart – Ian N McKinnon Memorial Fellowship ($3,200)  Graduate scholarship awarded to one student in a master’s program relevant to the effective development and utilization of energy resources.

June 2016

  • Randi Sager  Chief Cheekuk Scholarship(Muscowpetung First Nation) ($1,000) – Awarded for achieving the highest GPA among the Muscowpetung First Nation Students. 
  • Nicole Larson – Certificate of Academic Excellence (CPA) – The Temporal Transition of Team Exploratory and Exploitative Learning.

May 2016

  • Dr. Tom O’Neill – Partnership Development Grant (SSHRC$436,500) – The Intersection of Teamwork, Culture, and Technology: Enhancing soft skill development in post-secondary edcuation through student centered feedback. 
  • Julia Smith – Joseph Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC, $17,500) – Awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
  • Nicole Larson  Faculty of Graduate Studies Doctoral Scholarship ($10,000) – Awarded to students based on academic merit and research potential.
  • Nicole Larson – Queen Elizabeth II Graduate (Doctoral) Scholarship ($15,000) – Recognition of academic achievement in a Doctoral program.
  • Denise Law – University of Waterloo President’s Graduate Scholarship (PGS, $5,000) – Awarded to students who hold major federally and provincially funded scholarships.
  • Denise Law – Joseph Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC, $17,500) – Awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
  • Denise Law – Academic Achievement Award, Honours Degree – Awarded annually to graduating Psychology Honours students with a 3.90 GPA or greater over their Psychology courses.
  • Tamara Williamson – P.U.R.E. Award ($6,000) – Students are selected based on a proposal to conduct research in their area of interest over the summer on a paid internship.
  • Christianne Varty – Joseph Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC, $17,500) – Awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
  • Claire Ferguson – Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction ($15,000) – Awarded to students who have demonstrated academic achievement to provide the opportunity for advanced study at educational institutions outside Alberta 
  • Dr. Tom O’Neill – Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, Teaching Scholars Program Research Grant ($40,000) – Developing Student Teamwork Skills through Feedback on Personality and Conflict Management Styles.
  • Dr. Tom O’Neill – Haskayne School of Business Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business Grant ($5,950) – Building Teamwork Skills in Entrepreneurs.

November 2015 

  • Claire Ferguson – University of Calgary Student’s Union Undergraduate Research Symposium Faculty of Arts Award ($1,000) – Awarded for research demonstrating both exceptional skills in the student’s field of study and the potential for global or community leadership.
  • Dr. Tom O’Neill – University of Calgary Seed Grant ($4,950) – The Intersection of Teamwork, Culture, and Technology: Enhancing Soft Skill Development in Post-Secondary Education through Student-Centered Feedback. 

October 2015 

  • Amanda Deacon – Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Graduate Studentship in Patient Oriented Research ($30,000) – Awarded for undertaking health-related research with a patient-oriented approach entitled ” Family Presence During Resuscitation on Increased Error in Medical Teams”.

September 2015

  • Julia Smith – Queen Elizabeth II (Master’s) Scholarship (QEII, $7,200) – In recognition of academic achievement.

August 2015

  • Amanda Deacon – Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award (Master’s) ($500) – Awarded for presenting research at a conference as first author. 

June 2015

  • Dr. Tom O’Neill –  Undergraduate Research Supervisor Award from the Department of Psychology – Awarded for outstanding undergraduate research supervision.
  • Jesse White – Academic Achievement Award, Honours Degree –  Awarded annually to graduating Psychology Honours students with a 3.90 GPA or greater over their Psychology courses.
  • Genevieve Hoffart – Academic Achievement Award, Honours Degree –  Awarded annually to graduating Psychology Honours students with a 3.90 GPA or greater over their Psychology courses.
  • Amanda Deacon – Psychology Department Travel Award (Master’s) ($500) – Awarded for presenting research at a conference. 

May 2015

  • Claire Ferguson – P.U.R.E. Award ($4,500) – Students are selected based on a proposal to conduct research in their area of interest over the summer on a paid internship.
  • Genevieve Hoffart – Joseph Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC, $17,500) – Awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
  • Nicole Larson – Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship ($10,000) – Recognition of academic achievement in a Master’s program.
  • Amanda Deacon – Eyes High Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship ($100,000)   Developing Teamwork and Leadership Capabilities in Healthcare Resuscitation Teams through Simulation-Based Training Project.
  • Denise Law – University of Calgary Undergraduate Merit Award ($3800) – Recognition of outstanding academic achievement at the undergraduate level.
  • Denise Law – University of Calgary General Undergraduate Scholarship ($700) – Recognition of outstanding academic achievement at the undergraduate level.
  • Denise Law – Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements in the top 1.5 to 2% of their class.

January 2015 

  • Christianne Varty – Undergraduate Merit Award ($2,400) –  Recognition for undergraduate academic achievement. 
  • Denise Law – Undergraduate Merit Award ($1,500) –  Recognition for undergraduate academic achievement.  

September 2014

  • Denise Law – Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2,500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements in the top 1.5 to 2% of their class.

May, 2014

  • Amanda Deacon – Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship ($10,800) – Recognition of academic achievement in a Master’s program.
  • Nicole Larson – Joseph Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC, $17,500) – Awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
  • Sam Hancock – SBE Dean’s Graduate Entrance Scholarship ($5,000) – Recognition of academic achievement in undergraduate studies.
  • Stephanie Law – Joseph Bombardier Canada Doctoral Scholarship (SSHRC, $35,000) – Awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in their graduate studies.
  • Dr. Tom O’Neill – Faculty of Arts – New Scholar Award – Recognition for being an outstanding new academic. 

March, 2014

  • Nicole Larson – Student Travel Award ($750) – Awarded to a student presenting at a conference.
  • Stephanie Law – Student Travel Award ($750) – Awarded to a student presenting at a conference.

January 2014

  • Claire Ferguson – Owen Family Scholarship ($500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements.

December, 2013

  • Amanda Deacon – Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship ($3,600) – Recognition of academic achievement.
  • Nicole Larson – Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship ($3,600) – Recognition of academic achievement.

September, 2013

  • Genevieve Hoffart – Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2,500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements in the top 1.5 to 2% of their class.

May, 2013

  • Katarina Zivkov – P.U.R.E. Award ($6,000) – Students are selected based on a proposal to conduct research in their area of interest over the summer on a paid internship.
  • Stephanie Law – Joseph Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC, $17,500) – Awarded to students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.

December, 2012

  • Stephanie Law – Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship ($7,200) – Recognition of academic achievement.

September, 2012

  • Claire Ferguson – Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2,500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements in the top 1.5 to 2% of their class.
  • Taylor Holland – Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2,500) – Recognition of superior academic achievements in the top 1.5 to 2% of their class.

May, 2011

  • Stephanie Law – NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award ($5,500) – Awarded to high achieving students to conduct research in the areas of natural sciences and engineering.