Winter 2021 Seed Grants

Occupational Health and Wellness

Project Title: Can an improved understanding of the association between weight loss and resting metabolic rate lead to a healthier workplace?

Lead Researcher: Dr. Matt Spencer

Amount: $10,000

Occupational Physiology and Environment

Project Title: The effects of educational intervention: applying personal information to guide healthy changes in overweight and obese workers.”

Lead Researcher: Dr. Matt Spencer

Amount: $9,774

Fall 2020 Seed Grants

Human Factors and Ergonomics

Project Title: Electronic component vibration isolation for underground raise bore drilling.

Lead Researchers: Dr. Katie Goggins and Dr. Brent Lievers

Amount: $8,740

CROSH Seed Grants on COVID-19-related OHS Research

Project Title: Analysis of the Recommendations Stemming from the SARS Commission Report.

Project Budget: $9,537.36

Lead Researcher: Dr. Katie Goggins

Co-Researcher: Dr. Alison Godwin

Other Key Personnel: PhD student Emily Tetzlaff

Project Title: The mental health of registered nurses and registered practical nurses in Northern Ontario during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Project Budget: $10,000

Lead Researcher: Dr. Judith Horrigan

Project Title: Longitudinal validity of a novel wireless and wearable cardiovascular hemodynamics system.

Project Budget: $10,000

Lead Researcher: Dr. Dominique Gagnon

Co-Researcher: Stephanie Munten

Project Title: Reliability and validity of thermal detection equipment relative to human body related temperatures.

Project Budget: $9,628

Lead Researcher: Dr. Alison Godwin

Co-Researcher: Dr. Katie Goggins

Other Key Personnel: Wesley Young

Spring 2020 Seed Grants

Occupational Health and Wellness

Project Title: Seated vibration transmissibility evaluation in a hot environment

Lead Researcher: Dr. Tammy Eger

Amount: $10,000

Occupational Health and Wellness

Project Title: Field evaluation of the ergonomic condition and physiological effects of using a loop-wire carrying backpack

Lead Researchers: Dr. Alison Godwin and Dr. Katie Goggins

Amount: $9,763

Occupational Health and Wellness

Project Title: Depressive symptoms among mining workers in Northern Ontario: prevalence associated factors, and recommendations

Lead Researcher: Caroline Dignard

Amount: $10,000

Previously Awarded Seed Grants

Fall 2019
Winter 2019 (PNG)