April 4, 2012

More than 40 student teams, a total of 88 students in all, submitted their projects to the 2012 selection committee. Twenty-four projects were selected for display at the SRID event.

2012 Winners


First place: A Comparison of Spare Time Activities of Direct Entry First Year Post Secondary Students in Canada and China. Researchers: Xunxin (Celia) Liang; Songbo (Sam) Kong; Yaxin (Betty) FU; and Xiaojie (Xiao) Ma.

Second place: Pura Vida: Plenty of Life, Plenty of Paint and Plenty of Smiling Costa Rican Children. Researcher: Kayla Watson; Lee-Ann Sandford, advisor.


First place: Jesse's Journey Google Campaign. Researchers: Adam McGrenere; Reanna Dyson; Phil Pasma; Kathleen Schaefer; Elizabeth Gray, advisor.

Health/Human Services

First place: Asthma Management in the Community: Preventing Emergency Room Visits and Saving on Health Care Costs. Researcher: Sarah Ireland; Julie Brown, advisor.

Second place: Caffeine Keeps Premature Babies Breathing. Researcher: Mary Kheang; Julie Brown, faculty advisor.

Third place: MindGame: An Innovative Tool Reducing Stigma of Mental Illness. Researcher: Brittany Devoe; Kathleen Carmichael, faculty advisor.


First place: Painted Pathway Nature Park – A Rehabilitated Gravel Pit. Researchers: Eveliene Kusters; Jessica Shore: Eli Paddle and Ben Billings, advisors.

Second place: Developing a Fanshawe College Application for Mobile Devices with FOL, Email, WebAdvisor, Schedule and Calendar. Researcher: Natalia Aguillon G; Rob Reichhardt and Ramon Delgado, advisors.

Third place: PRMEE: A Social Deal Sharing Network Where Individual Social Influence is Rewarded with Discounts. Researchers: Shannon Fox; Daniel Kaplan; Shannon Poos; Jackie Westelaken, advisor.


First place: The Pro-Mow v1.0. Researchers: Brad Young; Chris Talbot; Roy McInnes; Brad Smith and Dr. John Makaran, advisors.

Second place: The Solar Powered Ventilation System. Researchers: Brendon Ross; Patrick Hebert; Martin Volkening, advisor.

Third place: MyPod: The Future of Human Interaction. Researchers: Tahir Awan; Robert Hunter; Martin Volkening and John Lees, advisors.