ResearchEarlier this month, Nipissing University hosted its annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition where 14 students across six graduate programs were challenged with presenting a year's worth or more of research, in just three minutes. In addition to the strict time limit, presenters were restricted to just one PowerPoint slide and the spoken word to relay their complex research to the audience and a panel of three judges in an engaging and easy-to-understand way.
ResearchNipissing University and the City of North Bay are represented in a recently published global study that used a widely distributed plant species as a model to examine the effect of urbanization on evolutionary processes.
ResearchMarch is Research Month at Nipissing University, a time to celebrate the research contributions of the Nipissing community at the undergraduate, graduate and faculty level.
Hilary & Galen Weston Foundation grants $400,000 to Nipissing University to establish rare dementia support serviceSchool of Social WorkResearchThe Hilary and Galen Weston Foundation has granted $400,000 to Nipissing University to support the establishment and growth of a new a support service for Canadians living with rare and young onset dementia called Rare Dementia Support Canada (RDS Canada).
Criminal JusticeResearchA mental health screening tool for police developed by Nipissing's own Dr. Ron Hoffman and Dr. Greg Brown is helping improve outcomes for children and youth with mental health concerns.
ResearchSchool of Social WorkOn October 26, Nipissing University will be hosting a half-day workshop to discuss what we understand and don't about social isolation and loneliness as we age. The virtual event will be of interest to academics, older people, people living with dementia, family care partners, as well as health and social care practitioners.
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