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Research week wraps up

The amazing and transformative research being generated at Nipissing University was on display recently during Research Week, which wrapped up on the evening of March 11 with a series of public presentations from award winning researchers.

The evening featured six faculty members from a range of academic disciplines giving short, engaging presentations about their work in the spirit of the Three Minute Thesis Competition.

Attendees were treated to the following talks:

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.

Other events during Research Week included: the Three Minute Thesis competition, Nipissing’s Undergraduate Research Conference, and Celebration of Scholarship, celebrating the many achievements of faculty beyond the classroom.
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