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Robert Mackowiak, MSc candidate, Biomechanics (Kinesiology & Health Studies), supervised by Dr Pat Costigan

Topic: “How does the coordination of your lower body change based on how high you jump?”. Overview:  By understanding the lower extremity coordination patterns that people use to jump to submaximal and maximal heights, my research can help further knowledge in how to train athletes to jump higher and how to help athletes recover following injury. […]

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Madison Robertson, PhD candidate, Health Quality, supervised by Dr Rylan Egan

Topic: Understanding the lived experiences of spouses who are separated in long-term care facilities. . Overview:  The aim of my research is to explore the lived experiences of older adults who are separated from their partners in two separate long-term care facilities – specifically in relation to feelings of loneliness and isolation

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Isabella Aung PhD candidate, Political Studies, supervised by Dr Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant & Dr Stephanie Martel

Topic: Women’s Representation in New Democracies: Underrepresentation of Ethnic Minority Women in Burmese Politics. Overview:  My research will investigate how political parties’ actions and attitudes contribute to this underrepresentation, particularly in regions with high concentrations of ethnic minorities.

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Annie Jian, Masters student in Earth and Energy Resources Leadership

Topic: ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) in the Canadian energy sector Overview:  I am taking a deep dive into sustainability reporting for major Canadian energy companies to identify gaps and key areas that are material to their business, which may help to de-risk some of the social, political, and technological issues as well as public perception related to […]

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Samantha Twietmeyer, PhD candidate, Political Studies, supervised by Dr John McGarry

Topic: The Double Minority Dilemma and Conflict Settlement Negotiations in Cyprus and Northern Ireland. Overview:  My research outlines the theory of the Double Minority Dilemma (DMD) which argues that each community’s security dilemma is defined by their perception of their own minority status both domestically and in combination with the geopolitical environment of third-party actors, which serves […]

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Deborah Francis, DSc candidate, Rehabilitation & Health Leadership, supervised by Dr Janet Jull

Topic: Changing the landscape: A critical race informed narrative inquiry of a Canadian University told by racialized students.. Overview:  The proposed research study will use community based participatory research principle that prioritize racialized student experiences to design, conduct and assess a training resource to progress diversity , equity and inclusion from a state of awareness to action […]

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