UFV Writing Prize Competition Winners 2011-2012


Upper Level Social Sciences Analysis

Warren Zahar

“Globalization and Indigenous Peoples: The Changing Face of Settler Colonialism and Diaspora”

Political Science 333

Instructor: Rita Dhamoon


Upper Level Literary Analysis in French

Erin Macauley

“L`immobilite et le movement dans deux poems de Prevert et Garneau”

French 315

Instructor: Ghizlane Laghzaoui


Upper Level Field Research

Alanna Schuurmans

“Dendrochronological Reconstruction of Recent Fire Events near Burnell Lake in the Southern Okanagan, British Columbia”

Geography 492 Honours Research Project

Instructor Jonathan Hughes


Graduate Primary Research

Laurie Schultz

“Student Mental Health and Early Intervention: Staff Perceptions from a Fraser Valley High School”

Social Work 799 Major Paper

Instructor: Lisa Moy


Upper Level Critical Analysis in the Humanities

Gabriel Kirkley

“‘Time Hath Confounded Our Minds’: Representations of Madness in Jacobean London”

Theatre 401

Instructor: Heather Davis-Fisch


Upper Level Explication

Robert Thiesen

"Quine on the Intensional and Extensional Tests for Analyticity"

Philosophy 325

Instructor: Glen Baier


Pre-University Research

Vanessa Goode

“Passing Choices: Dying with Dignity”

English 081

Instructor: Vicki Grieve


Lower Level Critical Analysis

Cornelia Poortvliet-ter Haar

“Metaphorically Speaking: Understanding and Appreciating Science through Metaphors”

English 209

Instructor: Nadeane Trowse


Lower Level Research (tie)

Gina Johnson

“Low Voter Turnout: The Hidden Costs of Voluntary Voting in a Democracy”

English 105

Instructor: Keith Johnson


Michael Moreton

“Embracing the Wallflower: Introverts Finding Suitable Means for Access to Community”

English 105

Instructor: Dana Landry


Lower Level Analytical Reports (tie)

Angie Maccan, Shayna Dirks, Danielle Marcotte, Linda VanLaar

“The Death Defying  ‘Fun’derstanding of Roller Coasters”

Mathematics 111

Instructor: Susan Milner


Doyoun Jung, Harmanjot Singh Otal, Laura Stepney, Robert Fraser

“Groupon Inc. Investor Analysis and Recommendation”

Business 100

Instructor: Kim Milnes

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