Ceremony | Library Undergraduate Research Awards


Redpath Library Building Research Commons, Room A (main floor), 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

All are welcome to attend the Library Undergraduate Research Awards Ceremony honouring undergraduate students who best demonstrate their use of library services and resources in the creation of a research project or creative work and who demonstrate an excellent understanding of the connection between research and library services and resources.

Winners will give a brief presentation of their research followed by a small coffee reception.

Awards will be presented in two areas: 1) Humanities, Social Sciences, Music, Law, and Management, and 2) Sciences and Engineering.


Humanities, Social Sciences, Music, Law, and Management First Prize

Phoebe Warren, Political Science and History, for her course project for HIST 431 - Queer America entitled "The Lavender Scare Legacy: A Policy & Law Sourcebook on U.S. Department  of State Employment and Hiring Discrimination Against Queer Americans"

Sciences and Engineering First Prize 

Kabisha Velauthapillai, Environmental Studies, for her Honours Thesis entitled "Environmental concerns within Montréal’s Ilankai Tamil community: A tentative report"

Humanities, Social Sciences, Music, Law, and Management Runner Up

Muhan Zhang, East Asian Studies and Art History, for her Honours Thesis entitled "Envisioning Diasporic Art: Chinese Canadian Art in the Global Contemporary. A Comparative Case Study of The Works of Gu Xiong and Karen Tam."

Sciences and Engineering Runner Up

Janice Ngiam, Sociology for her course project for GEOG 550: Historical Ecology Techniques entitled "How can different mapping sources be used to reconstruct historical landscapes? The case of Daly Point, New Brunswick"

For more information on the Undergraduate Research Awards, please click here.