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  • 2018-01-01

    Van Dornick, Kirsti

    Paralympic sport has a celebrated history, creating a place for athletes with impairment to compete at a level "parallel" to the Olympic Games. Athletes compete in a variety of sports that are adaptations of their mainstream counterparts (e.g. paraswimming) or that are specific to an impairment...

  • 2018-01-01

    Ngan, Lillian

    Taken in Tai O (a fishing town in Hong Kong), this photo best bespeaks Hong Kong’s vicissitude and conceptualize the historical changes in a visualized form. Although Hong Kong has radically transformed from a small fishing village to an internationally recognized cosmopolitan, the livelihood of...

  • 2018-01-01

    Valiary, Zohreh

    An often-cited example of a country with a highly restricted society is Iran. Iranian women’s history is a labyrinthine road of darkness, patriarchy and suppression. After the invasion of Muslims, women started losing their equal rights, and the situation continued to be more or less the same...

  • 2018-01-01

    Martin, Caroline

    Urban-industrial sprawl has been increasing in Canada and is associated with infrastructure development, such as highways and transmission lines. In particular, transmission line developments have been increasing globally at a rate of 5% per year, with over 230 000 km of lines existing in Canada....

  • 2018-01-01

    Northlich, William

    Sans Escher is a graphic musical score. The aesthetic and design vision behind Sans Escher is musical indeterminacy, conveyed by abstract of conventional music notation. Such a graphic score may be observed as an independent piece of artwork, or as a musical score that may be performed by any...

  • 2018-01-01

    Malhotra, Darpan

    Imagine a life with unexpected deterioration of vision leading to complete blindness. Surprisingly, 1 in 20 people in North America lose their ability to see clearly around 40 years of age due to a genetic blinding disease called Fuchs’ dystrophy. The disease affects the outermost layer of the...

  • 2018-01-01

    Zeller, Jennifer

    “Politicizing Social Media” portrays everyday social media users and some of their political opinions. If inappropriately phrased or posted in an unfitting format, these perspectives tend to be disregarded and considered irrelevant or unpolitical by academics. This has resulted in unbalanced, if...

  • 2018-01-01

    Jean, Francesca

    This image is a fertilized zebrafish embryo that has undergone a single cell-division - a critical first step to become a fully developed fish. Zebrafish embryos must be self-sufficient since the mother lays these embryos before they even become fertilized. After fertilization, the embryo relies...

  • 2018-01-01

    Meadus, William

    Our lungs are incredible organs, but their complex sponge like structure can be somewhat fragile. Particularly, an increase in pressure or change of permeability to our capillaries quickly leads to excess fluid leakage. This is known as pulmonary edema, or elevated lung water, and is a common...

  • 2018-01-01

    Wigglesworth, Ron

    Rapid development of digital technology is inevitable and will call for continued changes in education. If kinaesthetic drawing amplifies a student’s sensibility and sensitivity to what is being observed, then might we benefit by utilizing our haptic senses more broadly in our...

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