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Robert Wilson performs a leg extension at the St. Denis Centre as part of the Adapted Physical Exercise (APEX) program coordinated by PhD student Kelly Carr in partnership with Community Living Essex County.Robert Wilson performs a leg extension at the St. Denis Centre as part of the Adapted Physical Exercise (APEX) program coordinated by PhD student Kelly Carr in partnership with Community Living Essex County.

HK grad student combats stigma of disability

Kelly Carr wants to destroy barriers.

That’s why her research as a PhD student at the University of Windsor has worked to showcase the strengths of people with disabilities to combat the negative stigma that often follows them throughout their lives.

Carr’s research is broken into three phases and examines how people with an intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) participating in a physical exercise program, meaningful employment and elite sports can influence opinion.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a Lake SturgU.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a lake sturgeon at the grand opening of the Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre.

Great Lakes research centre provides state-of-the-art facility in LaSalle

The University of Windsor's Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre officially opened its doors on Wednesday and will focus on the restoration of damaged ecosystems, invasive species biology and water quality.

hand holding stopwatch marking 3 minutesThe Three Minute Thesis challenges graduate students to present their research to a general audience — but quick!

Contest to put competitors under the clock

Registration is now open for the fifth annual Three Minute Thesis competition.