2020 Fall Seed Grants

Occupational Health and Wellness

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

Lead Researcher: Dr. Matt Spencer

Human Factors and Ergonomics

Electronic component vibration isolation for underground raise bore drilling.

Lead Researcher: Dr. Katie Goggins

Occupational Physiology and Environment

The effects of prehabilitation with weight loss on the resting metabolic rate (RMR) of patients before and after surgery and the contribution to recovery and long-term health and weight.

Lead Researcher: Dr. Matt Spencer

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

Previously Awarded Seed Grants

Fall 2019
Winter 2019 (PNG)