Grant Recipients

2017-2018

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships

Dongwoo Kim
Peking University / UBC
"How China and Canada Could Collaborate on Green Energy Technology Innovation"

Sebastian Murdoch-Gibson
University of Waterloo
"Fisheries Transition in South China Sea Littoral States: Economic, Strategic, and Ecological Implications"

Media Fellowships

Philippe Grenier
CBC's Radio Canada (Atlantic Canada, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba)
"Tackling Japan's demographic upheaval, and impacts for Canada"

John Shmuel
Maclean's magazine
"China bustling tech startup scene, and opportunities for Canadian SMEs and entrepreneurs"

Hayley Woodin
Business in Vancouver
"Prioritizing a formal trade and economic relationship with Singapore, and advantages for Canada"

 

2016-2017

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships

Joelle Charbonneau
University of Waterloo
"Opportunity and Potential Economic Impact of Trade and Investment between Myanmar and Canada"

Linda Qian
University of Oxford
"Canada's 'Livable Cities' as an Exportable Model to China"

Justin Kwan
University of British Columbia
"Citizenship, Nationalism and Identity in Canada and Greater China"

Amar Nijhawan
London School of Economics and Political Science
"Connect, Celebrate and Contribute: Examining Canada-India Exchanges through Overseas Citizenship of India Status"

Media Fellowships

Kristi Alexandra
Glacier Media (Westender/BIV) (Vancouver)
"Vancouver's Fashion Connection to an All-female Textiles Collective in Indonesia"

Josh Dehaas
Macleans's/CTVNews/The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
"Closing the Innovation Gap: Opportunities for Canada's Higher-education Sector in China"

Don Fumano
The Province/Post Media Network (Vancouver)
"Sustainable Develop & Water Insecurity in India"

 

2015-2016

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships

Serena Ko
University of Hawaii at Manoa
"Canada's Investment and Trade Treaty Practice with the Asia Pacific"

Ian McDonald
University of British Columbia
"Implications of the ASEAN Economic Community for Canada's Export Strategy"

Rufina Kyung Eun Park
Harvard University
"Adapting to the Innovation Economy: Comparative Education Policy in Post-industrial Asian Tiger Economies"

Justin Veuthey
University of Montreal
"How Smartphones Can Make Both Coasts of the Pacific Better Prepared for Disasters"

Media Fellowships

Melanie de Klerk
Global National News (Vancouver)
"Canada's Nascent Relationship with Myanmar"

Bill Strautman
Western Producer (Saskatoon), Saskatoon Star Phoenix
"Asia's Relationship with Canadian Beef: Trends, Tastes and Economics"

Adam Walsh
CBC (St. John's)
"Opportunities and Outlooks for Canada in the Fish Markets of Asia"

 

2014-2015

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Tiffany Chua
University of British Columbia
“The Evolution of International Regimes Governing Intellectual Property Issues in Asia”

Scott Harrison
University of Waterloo
“East Asian States’ Relations with Indigenous Peoples in Canada”

Kyaelim Kwon
University of Cambridge
"Canada-Asia Energy Relations: Towards Sub-regional Strategic Differentiation”

Pauline Stern
University of Oxford
“Chinese Outward FDI in Canada: Changes in Structure and Composition of Chinese Investments”

Foreign Press Center Japan - Media Fellowships
Danielle Nerman
CBC Radio (Calgary) 
“All-Canadian Wine Store in Tokyo"
"Food Education: The Law in Japan"
"What's the Secret to Japan's Slender Population? Serious 'Eating Education'"

Media Fellowships
Carl Meyer
Embassy News (Ottawa)
"Canada’s multifaceted relationship with Vietnam"

Elaine O’Connor
The Province (Vancouver)
"The acceleration and impact of international education linkages between British Columbia and Asia with a focus on education links between BC and South Korea"

Chu Anh Pham
TVA (Montreal)
"The Chinese perspective of Canada-China ties related to energy and the environment"

 

2013-2014

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Nathan Allen
University of British Columbia
“The Impact of Democratization and Decentralization in Indonesia on Canadian Mining Companies”

Shelly Hsieh
Peking University
“The Impact on Taiwan’s Solar Industry of US Tariffs on Chinese Solar Cells”

Kara Shin
University of British Columbia
“South Korea’s Resident Registration System and Its Implications for Overseas Koreans in Canada”

Andy Tran
London School of Economics
“Social Innovation in Asia: Finding Low Cost, High Impact Solutions for Health Care”

Media Fellowships
Jas Johal
Global News
"Delivering Canadian Energy Resources to Asian Markets and the Implications for British Columbia"

Ken Mark
Freelance Journalist with National Post
"Urban Planning in Hong Kong and Lessons for Canada"

Christopher Pollon
Freelance Journalist with The Tyee
"Asia and the Life-cycle of British Columbia Copper"

 

2012-2013

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Charles Aruliah
University of Queensland, Australia
“The Role of NGOs in Promoting the Responsibility to Protect in the Asia Pacific Region”

Eiston Lo
University of Texas at Austin
“Emigration from Canada to the Asia Pacific”

Justin Elavathil
University of British Columbia
“Shifts in Japan’s Foreign and Domestic Policies in Addressing Reconstruction in the Tohoku Region”

Media Fellowships
Geoff Dembicki
The Tyee
“Canada’s Stake in China’s Green Revolution”

John Ivison
National Post
“Mapping the Global Impact of Population Growth and Dietary Change in China”

Rashi Khilnani
Radio Canada International
“The Dal Route: Shipping Lentils from Saskatchewan to India”

Jean-Frédéric Légaré-Tremblay
Le Devoir
“Supplementary Education in South Korea”

 

2011-2012

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Evelyn Chan
University of British Columbia
“China’s and Vietnam’s policies on state-owned enterprises, FDI, and private entrepreneurship”

Charles-Louis Labrecque
Université Laval
“The effects of China’s rise on East Asian regionalism and prospects for Canada”

Nabila Pirani
Columbia University
“Negotiating Canada-India economic relations at the national and sub-national levels”

Rahim Rezaie
University of Toronto
“Biopharmaceutical innovation in China and India”

Michael Roberts
University of Western Ontario
“International returnees and the capturing of foreign knowledge by MNEs in Asia’s emerging markets”

Media Fellowships
Marie-France Bélanger
CBC Radio-Canada
“Les défis du systeme d’éducation en Inde: une occasion d’affaires pour le Canada?”

Susan McClelland
Freelance Journalist
“Children of the Philippine’s Live-In Caregivers”

Joanna Wong
Principal, FlowCreativeStudios
“Canadian Resources 2.0”

Foreign Press Center Japan - Media Fellowship
Nancy MacDonald
Maclean’s
“Japan’s Macroeconomic Dilemma”

Don Cayo
Vancouver Sun
“What Comes Next for Japan?”

 

2010-2011

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Lia Cosco
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
“Canadian Education’s Engagement with the Asia-Pacific: Objectives and Implications of a New Gateway”

Heather Kincaide
Oxford University, UK
“Maximising Canada-China Trade: The Role of Canadian-Born Chinese Entrepreneurs”

Sarah Eaton
University of Toronto, Canada
“The Changing Face of Business-Government Relations: Regulatory Reforms in Canada and China Compared”

Media Fellowships
Peter Koven
National Post
“How Canadian companies are changing the mining landscape in Asia, particularly in China and Mongolia”

Carrie Tait
National Post
“China and Korea’s national oil and gas companies and their role in changing the landscape of Canada’s oil patch”

 

2009-2010

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Trang Nguyen
Australian National University
“Multilateral Engagement with Asia’s Emerging Security Architecture: The Risk of Marginalization? A Comparison of Canada and Australia”

Jean Michel Montison
McMaster University
“The Transformative Capacity of Gateways to the Asia Pacific: The Case of Ethnic-based Networks in Vancouver”

Leah Sarson
University of Waterloo
“Canada and human rights in ASEAN”

Media Fellowships
Danielle Nerman
CBC Radio
“A new era of relations between Canada and Mongolia”

Murray Scott Whyte
The Toronto Star
“The role and importance of Culture in China today”

Foreign Press Center Japan - Media Fellowship
Joanne Lee-Young
Vancouver Sun

 

2008-2009

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Victor Chen
PhD Candidate in Business Administration, Simon Fraser University

Hanna Cho
Master of Arts, Department of Media and Culture, Communication and Culture, York University

Ajay Parasram
Master of Arts, Department of Political Science, Carleton University

Media Fellowships
Marie-France Belanger
Radio Canada
“Canadian-Vietnamese Return to Vietnam”

Miro Cernetig
Vancouver Sun
“The Canadian Diaspora in Asia”

Robin Gill
Global News, Toronto
“Canadian Influences in India”

Nathan VanderKlippe
National Post
“China’s Forestry Revolution”

Foreign Press Centre Japan - Media Fellowship
Noemi Mercier
Quebec Science
"Focus on Nuclear Energy in Japan”

Policy Research Grants - Themed
Dominique Caouette
University of Montreal
“Le multilateralisme emergent en Asie:Nouvelles dynamiques regionales et nouveaux defies pour le Canada?”

Shibao Guo
University of Calgary
“Transnational Migration in the Age of Globalization: Chinese Canadians in Hong Kong and China and Why Did They Leave Canada?”

Kathleen Scherf
University of Calgary
“Opportunities and Obstacles in Canada-India Higher Education Partnerships”

Clarence Woudsma
University of Waterloo
"Innovation and Stakeholder Collaboration in West Coast Gateways: An Analysis of the Seaport and Freight Movement Industries”

Policy Research Grants - Open
Eve Haque
York University
“The Globalization of Canada’s Knowledge Industry: English Language Teaching in Asia”

 

2007-2008

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Christopher LaRoche
MA, Department of Political Science, Dalhousie University

Ariane Pele
MA, Department of Political Science and Communication, University of Montreal
Ryan Touhey
PhD, Department of History, University of Waterloo

Media Fellowships
Sophie Cousineau
La Presse
“Mon Meilleur Ennemi”

Duncan Mavin
National Post
“China’s Changing Financial Services Industry”

Jen Skerritt
Winnipeg Free Press
“Sankalp Project – HIV/AIDS Research in Bangalore, India”

Judy Stoffman
Toronto Star
“The Museum Re-Imagined in Japan”

Policy Research Grants
Sharryn Aiken
Queens University
“Diasporic Interventions Development and Peace Building: Challenges and Opportunities - A Case Study of Canada/Sri Lanka”

Milton Boyd
University of Manitoba
“A Study of Canada-China Food Trade: Behind the Borders Barriers to Trade”

Howard Lin
Ryerson University
“From Brain Loss to Brain Circulation: Canadian Diaspora Returnee Entrepreneurs in the High Technology Industry in China”

Bruce Muirhead
University of Waterloo
“Reconsidering (or Considering?) Canada’s International Development Assistance Programs in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Light of the Latter’s Economic Expansion”

 

2006-2007

Post-Graduate Research Fellowships
Cheryl Chan
MSc, International Relations Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

David Chan
MSc, International Management for China CeFiMS, SOAS, University of London

Abhishek Kaicker
MA, Department of History, UBC

Media Fellowships
Jason Kirby
National Post
“The Rise of the Auto Industry in China and India.”

Andrea Mandel-Campbell
Maclean’s
“Transnational Migrants and their Impact on Home and Host Societies.”

Astrid Morchoine
Les Affaires
“The Demand for Canadian Natural Resources in Asia, and the Likely Impact on Our Ties with the US.”

Policy Research Grants
Garland Chow
Sauder School of Business, UBC
“Developing Asia-Canada Supply Chains: Implications for Canadian Manufacturing Competition”

Ron Drews
Quad Consulting Group (Orbital Media)
“Trends in Canada-China Cultural Industries Trade and its Significance to the Pacific Gateway”

David Gillen
Sauder School of Business, UBC
“Changing Nature of Supply Chains and Production Networks in Asia”

Ram Jakhu
McGill University
“India-Canada Space Cooperation and Business Relations”

Hans Shuetze
University of British Columbia
“BC-China Off-shore School programs”

James Tiessen / Charles McMillan
McMaster University /  York University
“Comparing Hospitals in Japan and Canada”

Robert Woodbury / Douglas McLeod
Canadian Design Research Network, SFU
“Design as an Instrument of Public Policy in Canada-Asia Relations”

David Zweig
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
“Serving the Nation from Inside and Outside: The Role of Returned and Unreturned Mainlanders in Sino-Canadian Exchange”

 

Previous Media Fellowships

1995
Edith Champagne, CBC Newsworld, Research took place in Vietnam
Carol Off, CBC Television, Research took place in China
Geneviève Rossier, Société Radio-Canada, Research took place in Malaysia

1994
Katherine Ashenberg, Globe and Mail, Research took place in Japan
Philippe Cantin, La Presse, Research took place in China
Jim Handman, CBC Radio, Research took place in China
Pierre Tourangeau, Société Radio-Canada, Research took place in Vietnam

1993
Michel C. Auger, Le Journal de Montréal, Research took place in Korea & China
Daphne Bramham, Vancouver Sun, Research took place in Asean
Denise Davy, Hamilton Spectator, Research took place in Japan
Christopher Grosskurth, CBC Radio, Research took place in India
Julie Miville-Dechêne, CBC Radio/Television, Research took place in Vietnam
Judith Schultz, Edmonton Journal, Research took place in China & Taiwan

1992
Adele Freedman, Freelance, Research took place in Japan
Marc Gilbert, Société Radio Canada, Research took place in Japan
John Nowlan, CBC Television, Research took place in Malaysia
Jeffry Sallot, Globe and Mail, Research took place in China
Scott Simmie, CBC Television, Research took place in Thailand
Tony Wong, Toronto Star, Research took place in China

1991
Satya Das, Edmonton Journal, Research took place in Indonesia
John Goddard, Freelance, Research took place in Indonesia
Charlotte Gray, Saturday Night, Research took place in Japan
Paul Kennedy, CBC Radio, Research took place in Hong Kong and China
Danièle Lacourse, Alter-ciné, Research took place in Cambodia
Mark Starowicz, CBC Television, Research took place in Indonesia

1990
Maxine Crook, CBC Television, Research took place in Indonesia
Kate Dunn, The Gazette, Research took place in Thailand
Chantal Hébert, Le Devoir, Research took place in Malaysia
Frank Koller, CBC Radio, Research took place in Vietnam
Terry Moore, Winnipeg Free Press, Research took place in Hong Kong/Taiwan
Rod Nutt, Vancouver Sun, Research took place in South Pacific

1989
Yan Barcelo, Les Affaires, Research took place in Japan
Frances Bula, Vancouver Sun, Research took place in China
Andrew Cohen, Financial Post, Research took place in Thailand
Douglas Fetherling, Kingston Whig-Standard, Research took place in China
Avi Lev, CBC Television, Research took place in China
Richard Massicotte, Société Radio-Canada, Research took place in New Zealand
David Redel, CBC Radio, Research took place in Japan

1988
Carole Beaulieu, Le Devoir, Research took place in Vietnam
Martin Cohn, Toronto Star, Research took place in Indonesia
Alan Daniels, Vancouver Sun, Research took place in Australia
Halya Kuchmij, CBC Television, Research took place in China
Susan Murray, CBC Radio, Research took place in India
Claude Sauvé, Société Radio-Canada, Research took place in Thailand

1987
Ken Bernsohn, Prince George Citizen, Research took place in Indonesia
Luc Chartrand, Société Radio-Canada, Research took place in China
Robert Fulford, Saturday Night, Research took place in Japan
Carole Graveline, Société Radio-Canada, Research took place in Philippines
George Hoff, CBC Television, Research took place in Japan
Robert Mason Lee, Ottawa Citizen, Research took place in Korea
Susan Phillips, Société Radio-Canada, Research took place in Japan
Geraldine Sherman, CBC Radio, Research took place in Japan

1986
Ashley Ford, The Province, Research took place in Thailand
Lysiane Gagnon, La Presse, Research took place in China and Japan
Sheldon Gordon, Globe and Mail, Research took place in India

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