Knowledge Integration Assistant Professor John McLevey received the Early Researcher Award (ERA), a program that helps promising and recently appointed researchers to build their research team of undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The award consists of $150,000 over five years.
John McLevey, Knowledge Integration Assistant Professor has been awarded a prestigious grant for his project, entitled: "Collaborative Design in Online Networks: The Case of Linux Developers." This grant is funded by an Insight Development Grant from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Professor Katie Plaisance, and KI students Georgia Lamarre, Akanksha Madan, and Shane Morganstein have been awarded a Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) grant for "Breaking Down Barriers: A Student-Led Conference in Interdisciplinary Collaboration".
The LITE Grants are intended to provide support for experimenting with and investigating innovative approaches to enhancing teaching that aim to foster deep student learning at the university.