Awards & Research Grants

Helen is the recipient of numerous awards for her research and work in Augmented Reality (AR) including placing First at the Fusion 2007, Art, Science, Design and Technology Festival,  and being awarded the prestigious Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarship granted by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

2010-2007
Top-tier Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Doctoral
Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada (SSHRC)
Canadian Media Research Consortium Small Research Grant

2007
First Place Winner, Fusion 2007, Art, Science, Design and Technology
Festival, Ontario Science Center
Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), Doctoral (declined; unable to hold both OGS and SSHRC)
Canadian Media Research Consortium Small Research Grant

2006
SSHRC, M.A. Canada Graduate Scholarship
OGS, M.A. (declined; unable to hold both OGS and SSHRC)

2005
OGS, M.A.
Edward S. Rogers Sr. Graduate Fellowship, Ryerson University

2001
Glenna Carr National Digital Media Scholarship, Sheridan College
Anita Fitzgerald Prize in Women’s Studies, University of Toronto

2000
Norman F. Brown Memorial Award in Humanities, University of Toronto
Scarborough College Scholarship Trust, University of Toronto