Awards

2014

Delighted to announce that our two lab-based summer students, Julie Reimer and Chelsea Schuster, have both been awarded summer scholarship stipends. Julie is funded by an NSERC-Undergraduate Student Research Award (along with departmental top-up) and Chelsea is funded by the Markin-Undergraduate Summer Research Programme. Both Julie and Chelsea are also enrolled in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) programme, which offers a series of seminars, peer support and a research day over the course of the summer.

2013

October – Photography contest, Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Students Assoc (3rd place) – Deb De Rantere

August – Honourable mention (poster) – SURE research poster day – Michelle Hasiuk – “Does partial antagonism of kitty magic speed recovery while preserving analgesia?”

May – SURE (Summer Undergraduate Research Experience) stipend – Michelle Hasiuk – “Does partial antagonism of kitty magic speed recovery while preserving analgesia?”
Zoetis Animal Health project funding and summer student stipend – Michelle Hasiuk – “Does partial antagonism of kitty magic speed recovery while preserving analgesia?”

March – NSERC Discovery Grant Award

2012

Aug – Prize – Best Senior Poster Presentation at the Non-Human Subjects – Special Interest Group of the International
Association for the Study of Pain Official Symposium during the 14th World Congress on Pain (Milan Convention Center, Italy). – “Female rats emit ultrasonic vocalisations during exposure to carbon dioxide, but not isoflurane”, authored by J Chisholm*, D De Rantere*, A Krajacic, and D Pang.

May – SURE (Summer Undergraduate Research Experience) stipend – Michelle Hasiuk – “A comparison of alfaxalone and propofol on intraocular pressure in healthy dogs”
Stipend co-funded by Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences Department of UCVM.

2011

UCVM Clinical Research Fund – “Effect of Environmental Disturbance on Activity Levels of Dogs in Intensive Care”

Margaret Gunn Endowment for Animal Research – University of Calgary – Jessie Chisholm – “Assessment of rodent euthanasia methods through evaluation of physiological parameters”

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