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  • 2020-01-01

    Grynenko, Viktoriia

    My research as a violinist at the University of Alberta explores the idea of ‘metaphoric intersectionality’ (Duerden, 2007) between violin and dance gestures. This is the idea that physical and music gestures in violin performance can lead to insights into the gestures of dance, and vice...

  • 2016-01-01

    Schofield, Jonathon

    Advances in robotic medical technologies have enabled an emerging generation of upper limb prostheses capable of moving with the same complexity and fluidity as a human arm. Yet even the most advanced commercially available systems are unable to communicate sensations of touch and movement to the...

  • 2021-01-01

    Aslesh, Tejal

    My research entails working with mice, collecting tissue samples, and subsequently isolating their genetic material (DNA, RNA) and protein on a daily basis. As budding researchers, we live in a competitive, fast-paced environment where we are always under pressure to deliver publishable results....

  • 2016-01-01

    Herrera, Hansy

    The image provides a generalized idealization of narco-(bio)-literature and the focuses of my doctoral research. Narco-media is an important phenomenon that is part of a nation's national and international “identity”. This particular image explores the objectification of an exotic/plastic woman's...

  • 2018-01-01

    Chakravorty, Anna

    Most people who suffer phobias (around 60–80%) never seek treatment and of those who do seek treatment, approximately 25% either refuse exposure therapy when they hear what it entails or drops out of therapy. One of the reasons for this refusal data could be that the main feature of exposure is...

  • 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...

  • 2016-01-01

    Rice, Faun

    The tipi reflected in the waters of Sahtu (Great Bear Lake) in Déline, NT, is positioned by the prophet house on the edge of the community. The site celebrates the four Dene prophets and Déline, NT's spiritual power and permanence – a strength contained not only by the community, but also by the...

  • 2017-01-01

    Anoveros, Ana

    During cancer, patients lose a significant amount of muscle mass. This is associated with poor outcomes and increased mortality rates. Muscle is composed of different types of muscle fibers (also called muscle cells): slow muscle fibers are meant for endurance activities and fast muscle fibers...

  • 2016-01-01

    McKnight, Ellorie

    Climate change is amplified in northern latitudes and has significant impacts on permafrost, glaciers, and vegetation dynamics. Rising air temperatures and more variable precipitation patterns will also have effects on the hydrological cycle. However, some of these effects are not well...

  • 2019-01-01

    Cooper, Joseph

    After over a thousand years of life this Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva D. K. Bailey) continues to look to the next generation with a new crop of its signature bristly cones. This photograph captures a nascent bristlecone and the fresh burst of needles that will help with ancient...

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