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  • 2019-01-01

    Meyer, Nicole

    For many, a diamond is a symbol of love and commitment . For me it’s no different, except the love is for science and the commitment is to my PhD. The brilliance of a diamond evokes a sense of clarity and admiration, for these invaluable pieces of carbon, although small, can give us vast amounts...

  • 2021-01-01

    Wolach, Ronena

    The grasslands of North America have been dramatically changed by the conversion of native prairie to cropland. All in all, we have lost roughly 80% of North American grasslands, and about 75% of species at risk in Alberta are found in grassland ecosystems. Ferruginous Hawks, the largest hawk in...

  • 2017-01-01

    de Bruijn, Noemi

    My work/research focuses on our relationship with the environment. I'm concerned with what I call nature-culture dislocation. This relates to how we have distanced and mediated ourselves as a culture from the realities of the planet we live on. We curate everything that surrounds us, and...

  • 2019-01-01

    Achal, Roshan

    As our lives become increasingly intertwined with technology, the amount of digital information created every day grows substantially. Massive data centres handle the current demand for storage; however, these buildings can have large footprints, requiring swaths of dedicated physical space. One...

  • 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...

  • 2017-01-01

    Northlich-Redmond, Will

    “When You Lick My Skin We See Roses” is a graphic musical score. The work depicts a psychedelic confluence of distorted musical symbols, explosive color fields, abstract visual imagery, and varying dimensions of spatial depth. Ultimately, this image attempts to not only radically re-imagine...

  • 2021-01-01

    Slade, Teri

    Why do women have more pain than men? Hundreds of research studies have asked this question. They have asked whether hormones or the menstrual cycle are to blame. Some suggest it is mostly psychological. But what if we stepped back and looked at women's lives? Women in our society do a...

  • 2020-01-01

    Carlson, Elizabeth

    What is a home? Many unhoused individuals are described as homeless; however, they may not view themselves that way. We took great care to be intentional with our use of language when developing our community-led housing framework for individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Consider the...

  • 2020-01-01

    Skillings, Alec

    Cannabis and elite athleticism are two subjects often assumed to be contrary and incompatible. This textural juxtaposition of a crystalline cannabis flower atop a worn leather basketball represents the atypical but definite relationship between cannabis and sport. Cannabis is the second most...

  • 2017-01-01

    Jean, Francesca

    Human mutations in the gene unc119 result in retinal degeneration that can eventually lead to colour and night vision loss and in extreme cases, blindness. Yet, it isn't known how unc119 functions in the retina and why mutations cause retinal disease. The goal of my project is to use the...

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