I have received funding from many different sources on McMaster University campus for initiatives in teaching, undergraduate research, and student engagement.  This is a list of accepted and pending applications for funding.

2015, Spring. Paul R. MacPherson Teaching Fellowship
Pedagogical Research, McMaster University, $40 000
Title: Engaging undergraduate students in authentic research: Creating a new paradigm for teaching and mentoring students in the lab. (K.J. Dej)
Proposal:  MacPherson Teaching Fellowship 2015 -brief

2015, Winter. McMaster Institute for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (MIIETL) Teaching and Learning Grant
Student Experience and Undergraduate Research, $2000
Title: Engaging students in learning principles of genetics and genomics using personal genome testing. (K. Dej, M. Georgescu, B. Gupta, and X.-D. Zhu, Department of Biology)
Proposal: MIIETL PGT (post) – DEJ

2015, Winter. McMaster University Forward With Integrity Grant
Student Experience and Community Engagement, $5000
Title: The McMaster Mentoring Action Program (MMAP) for Undergraduate Students in Science (Betty-Ann Levy, Kim Dej, Nikol Piskuric, Ayesha Khan and Rosa da Silva, Faculty of Science)
Proposal:  FWI – McMaster Mentoring Action Program (MMAP)

2014, Fall. McMaster University Forward With Integrity Grant  
Student Experience and Undergraduate Research, $4854
Title: The Applied Learning Laboratory for Undergraduate Research Excellence (ALLURE) in the Department of Biology (K.J.Dej, R.da Silva)
Proposal: FWI-ALLURE-Dej&daSilva

2013, Winter. McMaster University Academic Science Fund
Student Experience and Community Engagement, McMaster University, $1600
Title: Making Science Visible: An Undergraduate Science-Art Exhibition in the Faculty of Science (K.J.Dej)
Proposal: ASF – Making Science Visible – Dej

2013, Winter. McMaster University Forward With Integrity Grant
Student experience project, McMaster University.
Title: Integrating first year students into primary biological research: A Feasibility Study (A.Tracey, A.Cowie, K.Dej, R.Cameron)
Proposal: FWI – Feasibility study for amylase gene evolution lab – Tracey, Cowie, Dej, Cameron

2012, Fall.  McMaster University Academic Science Fund Application
Curriculum development, $10 000
Title: Nematode Diversity Project: Honours Undergraduate Research (B.Gupta and K.J.Dej)
Proposal: ASF-Nematode Diversity Project – Dej and Gupta

2012, Fall. McMaster University Forward With Integrity Grant:
Student experience project, McMaster University, $7198.75
A multi-phase proposal to introduce an academic learning portfolio into the Life Sciences Program (L.Goff and K.J.Dej)
Proposal: FWI Proposal – ePortfolios – Goff & Dej

2010, Winter. McMaster Centre for Leadership and Learning: Teaching and Learning Grant
Curriculum development, McMaster University, $4000
Title: Proof of Principle study to investigate collaborative undergraduate research projects in the Life Sciences. (K.J.Dej)
Proposal: CLL-Feasability study – Dej

2009, Summer. SoTL Summer Research Workshop
Pedogogical Research, McMaster University, $1000
Title: The effect of misconceptions and preconceptions on learning in the Life Sciences (K.J.Dej)
Proposal: Oral presentation of proposal at Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) institute at McMaster University, Spring 2008.


Other student projects that I have supported:

2013, Winter.  McMaster University Academic Science Fund Application
Student Experience
Title: Life Sciences Career Toolkit (K.Dhaliwal, L.Barty, K.J.Dej)
Proposal: ASF – Career Toolkit – Dhaliwal, Barty, Dej

2013, Fall. Academic Science Fund
Title:  Interdisciplinary Research Conference (McMaster Life Science Student Society)

2012, Fall. Academic Science Fund
Title: Research Seminar Series for First Year Science Students  (A.Mirian)

2012, Winter. Academic Science Fund
Title: Online module to promote scientific literacy (V. Thalabalan, A.Colgoni)

2011, Winter. McMaster Centre for Leadership and Learning: Teaching and Learning Grant 
Title: Undergraduate Research Journal (M.Chong)