Writing Centre and Academic Communications

Events and Awards

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Academic Writing Awards!

 

Best Overall Undergraduate Paper - Alexandra van der Valk

Paper: “Source Expertise as a Factor of Social Influence: Examining Judgement Conformity, Decision Confidence, and Source Trust” (Psychology 4549, Honours Thesis)

Prize: $300.00, transcript notation, publication in Afficio

 


 

Social Sciences Upper Level:

Winner – Best Undergraduate Social Science Paper – Alexandra van der Valk

Paper: “Source Expertise as a Factor of Social Influence: Examining Judgement Conformity, Decision Confidence, and Source Trust” (Psychology 4549, Honours Thesis)
Prize: $100.00, transcript notation, publication in Afficio

 

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Social Science Paper (Upper Level):  Sydney Hull

Paper: “Take Home Exam: The Hierarchy of Sovereignty in the International Criminal Court and the International Monetary Fund” (Political Science 3321.1)
Prize: Notation on transcript

 

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Social Science Paper (Upper Level): Jessica Portinan

Paper: “Orthographic Learning: A Predictor of Reading and Spelling Skill (Psychology 4549 Honours Thesis)
Prize: Notation on transcript

 

Social Sciences Lower Level:

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Social Science Paper (Lower Level): Logan Robertson

Paper: “Australian Aboriginal Rock Art in Relation to Ecological Changes and Social Perceptions”  (Anthropology 3375)
Prize: Notation on transcript

 

Humanities Upper Level:

Winner – Best Undergraduate Humanities Paper (Upper Level): Allyson Brown

Paper – “Food Wars: Impacts of Gender on the Japanese Kitchen” (ASNT 4400)
Prize - $100.00, transcript notation, publication in Afficio

 

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Humanities Paper (Upper Level): Lauren Perry

Paper: “ Authenticity and the Challenge to Raciology in Hamilton: An American Musical” (English 3343:2)
Prize: Notation on transcript

 

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Humanities Paper (Upper Level): Ellen Nantau

Paper: “Keats: Healing Through Poetry and Negative Capability” (English 3416.2)
Prize: Notation on transcript

 

Humanities Lower Level:

Winner – Best Undergraduate Humanities Paper (Lower Level)   Claire Standring

Paper: “Contradictions of Capital and Care in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House  (English 1205)
Prize: $100.00, notation on transcript, publication in Afficio

 

Science Upper Level:

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Science Paper (Upper Level): Rachel Anne Kendall

Paper: “Sea Ice-Albedo Feedback: An Important Contributor to Reduction in Arctic Sea Ice Cover” (GEOG 2356)
Prize: Notation on transcript

 

Science Lower Level:

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Science Paper (Lower Level): Annika Benson

Paper: “Hello from the Other Side: Demystifying ESP and the People Who Believe in it” (EGNE 1206)
Prize: Notation on transcript

 

Business Upper Level:

Honourable Mention, Undergraduate Business Paper (Upper Level): Jacob Arsenault

Paper: “Final Report: My Consulting Experience with Four Square Framing” (MGMT 4495)
Prize: Notation on transcript