Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: : Abbotsford Campus
UFV Faculty MicroLectures
Road Runner café, Building A, Abbotsford campus
Get inspired! Want to find out about what UFV faculty are up to in their research? Learn about more than a dozen topics in under an hour. Pick up some interesting tidbits from some of UFV’s best minds.
Each researcher takes the stage for a maximum of two minutes and speaks about the exciting findings and implications of their research:
- Cherie Enns, Geography — Urban Policy and Food Systems in Nairobi
- Satwinder Bains, Indo-Canadian Studies — A Space for Female Agency: Giddha Dancers in the Diaspora
- Emilio Landolfi, Kinesiology & Physical Education — An Investigation of a Mandatory Daily Physical Activity Program for Grade 10 to 12 Students in the Fraser Valley
- Michelle Riedlinger, Communications —Why Engage? A Framing Approach to the Knowledge Mobilisation Efforts Of Researchers
- Ian Rocksborough-Smith, History —”…[I]n for the Study of Negro History”: Black Public History Activism and Civil Rights in Cold War Chicago, 1942–72
- Cory Beshara, Chemistry —Molecular Recognition
- Yvon Dandurand, Criminology & Criminal Justice — Preventing Violence Against Children
- David Harper, Kinesiology & Physical Education — Health Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet
- Lesley Jessiman, Psychology — Intergenerational Conversations: Accommodating the “presumed” Needs of the Older Adult.
- Robert Harding, Social Work & Human Services — Canadian news discourse about poverty: Who gets a speaking part in the conversation?
- Geof Spurling, History — Land Struggles in the Colonial Andes
- Ding Lu, Economics — Measuring Productivity with Environmental Effects
- Garry Fehr, Geography — Developing sustainable food systems in Chandigarh, Nairobi and the Fraser Valley
- Jason Thomas, Chemistry — DNAzymes: catalysts made out of DNA
- Leonne Beebe, Upgrading & University Preparation — Researching Your Practice: The Benefits of Using Guided Reflective Writing with Upgrading Students
- Edward Akuffo, Political Science — Africa’s Geopolitical Space and Canada’s Multilateral Security Strategy from Chrétien to Harper
- Scott Sheffield, History — Indigenous Veterans of the Second World War and Veterans Benefits: Comparing Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States
Check out the Faculty publication celebration in A225/229 following the microlectures.
For additional information contact Yvette Fairweather (Yvette.Fairweather@ufv.ca).
See what it looks like here: http://www.ufv.ca/research/events/faculty-microlecture/
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Faculty MicroLectures followed by Publication celebrationDate(s): Tuesday, March 10
Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm