Research Grants and Funding

Grant Details Value Year
New Frontiers in Research Fund

Exploring the Potential of Large-Scale Online Community-based Discussion Platforms to Further Research Knowledge, Create Momentum, and Build Stronger Community Connections

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$237,970

 

2022–23
Brandon and Area Community Foundation Grant

Podcasting Infrastructure

Principal Applicant: Dr. Michelle Lam

$8000 2022–23
BURC SSHRC Knowledge Mobilization Grant

Sharing through Podcasting

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$2000 2022–23
Canada Summer Jobs Funding

Teaching in the Anthropocene

Primary Applicant: Dr. Michelle Lam

Funding allowed additional RAs to be hired through BU CARES

$2500 2021
BURC SSHRC New Faculty Grant

Community Voices: Inclusivity & Anti-Racism

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$7500 2021–22
ECO Canada Student Work-Integrated Learning Co-op

Teaching in the Anthropocene

Primary Applicant: Dr. Michelle Lam

Funding allowed additional research assistants to be hired through BU CARES

$7300 2021
Canada Heritage Anti-Racist Action Plan

Viral Vitriol: Exploring Online Platforms to Promote Peace

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$105,497

 

2020–23
Brandon Local Immigration Partnership / BNRC

Community Voices: Inclusivity & Anti-Racism

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$2500 2020–21
6 School Division Consortium of Online Learning / TechMB

Rural Remote Learning in Westman

Principal Investigator: Dr. Cathryn Smith

Funding was sourced and secured by Dr. Michelle Lam

$12,000 2020–21
Southwest Horizon School Division

The Sticky Bits: What we learned from teaching in the pandemic

Principal Investigator: Dr. Jacqueline Kirk

Funding was sourced and secured by Dr. Michelle Lam

$5000 2020–21
Manitoba Teachers’ Society

Leaning In and Speaking Out Podcast Initiative

Principal Applicant: Dr. Michelle Lam

$2000 2020–21
Tech Manitoba

Digital Policy, Infrastructure, Procedures, and Practices of Select Rural and Northern Manitoba School Divisions

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Nantais

Funding was sourced and secured by Dr. Michelle Lam

$9000 2020–21
Brandon School Division

Educating During Covid-19: Challenges and Successes

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$1500 2020
Tech Manitoba Research Contract

Digital Literacy in Manitoba

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$5000 2020
Health Studies Grant

Belonging and Well-being: Perspectives of Brandon University Students

Principal Investigator: Nadine Smith

Dr. Michelle Lam is a co-investigator on this project

$2500 2020
Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation

Stronger Together: Exploring Inter-agency cooperation to address rural homelessness

Principal Investigator: Dr. Candy Skyhar

Funding was sourced and secured by Dr. Michelle Lam

$117,539 2019
SSHRC Connection Grant

Mental Health on the Prairies Conference

Principal Investigator: Dr. Rachel Herron

Dr. Michelle Lam is a co-investigator on this project

$12,000 2019
Pathways to Prosperity Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Exchange Program

Friendly Manitoba? A Brandon Case Study in Welcoming Newcomers Outside the Big City

Principal Investigator: Dr. Michelle Lam

$2500 2019