Grants

Current research grants

Muscle Research Cluster Grant ($1000) «Geographic Information Systems and Landscape Analysis for Agroecology Education and Drought Resilience in Rural Malawi» 2016-2017 (D. Bardati)
Bishop’s University Senate Research Grant: Adaptive Capacity in Local Food Systems: Analysis of Farmers’ Markets in the Eastern Townships ($7000). 2015-2017 (D. Bardati)
Bishop’s University Senate Research Committee Research Grant «The relationship between airborne pollen concentrations and emergency visits in Sherbrooke, between 2007 and 2009» 2015-2016 (E. Levac)
Agri-Innovation Program in partnership with PRISME, “Improving the identification efficacy and reliability of invasive Delia flies in onion and cruciferous crops” ($145,000 of $343,000). 2014-2017 (J. Savage)
Bishop’s University Senate Committee Research Grant, “Ecological and evolutionary responses of arctic flies to recent climate change at Zackenberg, Greenland” ($8969). 2014-2015 (J. Savage)
Bishop’s University Senate Committee Research Grant for project “Prehistoric extinct mammal and human remains from a subaquatic cave in Cuba” ($8020). 2014-2015 (M. Peros)
Bishop’s University Senate Committee Research Grant, “Exotic black holes” ($4,500). 2014-2015 (V. Faraoni)
FQRNT Regroupement Stratégique Grant, “Quebec Centre for biodiversity Science” (1% of $3,420,000). 2013-2019 (J. Savage)
National Geographic Society/Waitt Program “Prehistoric extinct mammal and human remains from a subaquatic cave in Cuba: a pilot project linking archaeology, paleontology, and the ancient environment” ($12,000). 2013-2014 (M. Peros)
NSERC Discovery Grant, “Muscoids Diptera Biodiversity” ($105,000). 2012-2017 (J. Savage)
NSF Biodiversity Inventories Grant, “All Diptera Biodiversity Inventory of a tropical mid-elevation site” (1% of $900,000). 2012-2015 (J. Savage)
CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund,” New climate and environmental change research laboratory at Bishop’s University” ($302,650, matched by the Government of Quebec). 2011- TBD (M. Peros)
NSERC Discovery Grant, “Beyond Einstein: alternative theories of gravity and cosmology and a meta-theory of gravitational theories” ($195,000). 2011-2016 (V. Faraoni)
NSERC Discovery Grant ($90,000). 2011-2016 (M. Peros)
SSHRC Standard Research Grant (10 % of $92,650). 2011-2014 (M. Peros)
SSHRC Community University Research Alliance Grant “Challenges of coastal communities at a time of climate change” (4.75% of $1,000,000) 2010-2016 (D. Bardati)

Recent research grants

Bishop’s University Research Grant: “Spherical and rotating black holes in cosmological backgrounds” (CND 4,500). 2013-2014 (V. Faraoni)
Bishop’s University Research Grant: “Appearing and disappearing black hole horizons” (CND 4,500). 2012-2013 (V. Faraoni)
Bishop’s University Senate Committee Research Grant ($3945) 2012-2013 (E. Levac)
Environment Canada Research Contract ($8000) 2012-2013 (E. Levac)
Bishop’s University Senate Committee Research Grant: Watershed Voices in PEI: building community resilience to climate change ($9000) 2011-2013 (D. Bardati)
Bishop’s University Senate Committee Research Grant ($8481) 2011-2012 (J. Savage)
Bishop’s University Research Grant: “Investigating the bizarre phenomenology of time-varying black holes and naked singularities in various theories of gravity” (CND 4,500). 2011-2012 (V. Faraoni)
Eight different travel grants to Wendy King ($6165 in total) 2010-2013 (W. King)
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (AUS $17,600) 2010-2013 (W. King)
NSERC Discovery Grant ($22,000) 2010-2011 (J. Savage)
Bishop’s University Senate Committee Research Grant ($8572) 2010-2011 (J. Savage)
Bishop’s University Research Grant:  “Beyond Einstein gravity: a book”  (CND 2,000) 2010-2011 (V. Faraoni)
QRNT Regroupement Strategique Grant (2% of $300,000/year) 2009-2013 (J. Savage)
SSHRC IOF Grant (10 % of $72,000) 2009-2010 (M. Peros)
Bishop’s University Research Grant: “Non-Einsteinian cosmology, gravitational waves, and a meta-theory of gravitational theories”, (CND 2,500). 2009-2010 (V. Faraoni)
Bishop’s University Senate Research Committee multiple grants ($12,820) 2008-2010 (W. King)
NSERC Strategic Project Grant (25% of $95,500/year) 2008-2010 (J. Savage)
NSERC Discovery Grant ($109,500) 2007-2012 (E. Levac)
Inter-American Institute for Climate Change Research ($45,000) 2006-2011 (M. Peros)
NSERC Discovery Grant, “Dark energy, modified gravity, and cosmology in alternative gravity” (CND 66,490). 2006-2011 (V. Faraoni)

Contact Us

For information, please contact:

Dr. Elisabeth Levac
MUSCLE Coordinator
Department of Environment and Geography
elevac@ubishops.ca
819-822-9600 ext. 2499

 

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