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Award winning research on tap at Cecil’s tonight

Nipissing University wraps up Research Week in style tonight, Wednesday, March 11, with a series of engaging public presentations from award winning faculty at Cecil’s Eatery and Beer Society (300 Wyld Street, North Bay).

Over the past week, Nipissing University has been celebrating how research can transform our world. University research spawns new ideas that improve health and wellness, inform public policy, advance technology, build communities and make life more interesting and enjoyable.  Everyone is invited this Wednesday at Cecil’s to discover what some of Nipissing’s award winning researchers are studying.

The evening starts at 6 p.m.  Faculty who earned a 2014 Research Achievement Award will take the stage at 7 p.m. to provide short (five minute) presentations of their research in the spirit of the Three Minute Thesis competition. 

The award winning faculty, and the title of their talk are as follows:

Dr. Rosemary Nagy, associate professor and Chair of Gender Equality and Social Justice: Reconciliation and the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women;

Dr. David Zarifa, associate professor of Sociology: Access and Outcomes: The Points of Differentiation in Higher Education;

Dr. David Hemsworth, professor in the School of Business; All I wanted was the ‘r’; a research career as a statistician;

Dr. Laurie Kruk, associate professor and Chair of the English Department: Celebrating the ‘Double Voice’ in Canadian Short Fiction;

Dr. Tzvetalin Vassilev, associate professor of Mathematics: The 5 Minute Math Talk; and

Dr. Mark Bruner, associate professor in the Bachelor of Physical Health and Education program: Groupon: Harnessing the Group to Build Youth Development Through Team Sports.
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