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Spotlight on Graduate Research

a microphoneThe Graduate Education Research Conference is accepting proposals from grad students in any discipline on the theme “The Changing Face of Education.”

Conference to explore grad research in education

The Graduate Education Research Conference is accepting proposals from grad students in any discipline on the theme “The Changing Face of Education.”

Beach with sign warning postedResearch by science dean Chris Houser and Master’s student Brett Vlodarchyk found a significant increase in surf-related drownings on the Great Lakes this summer. Once stay-at-home orders were lifted in Ontario, Michigan, and other U.S. states, COVID-fatigued people flocked to beaches near major centres.

Pandemic behind increased drownings on Great Lakes beaches, research suggests

Two UWindsor researchers found a significant increase in surf-related drownings on the Great Lakes this summer.

A Breast Cancer Awareness sign is seen before an NFL football game on Oct. 4, 2020.A Breast Cancer Awareness sign is seen before an NFL football game on Oct. 4, 2020.

Breast cancer social scholar published in the Conversation Canada

The University of Windsor’s Jane McArthur, a PhD candidate in sociology/social justice, has recently had an article published in the Conversation Canada on what she says sheds lights on issues not addressed in current breast cancer awareness initiatives.

“As COVID-19 makes abundantly clear, our health exists in a nested set of relationships, each part of the whole interacting and influencing each other,” says McArthur, a SSHRC Doctoral Fellow Investigating Women’s Narratives of Breast Cancer.

Saghi KhaniMaster’s student Saghi Khani is working with computer science professors Pooya Moradian Zadeh and Saeed Samet on algorithms to identify people at risk of social isolation. The project, which began before COVID-19’s arrival locally, is one of 107 student research internships being funded at UWindsor.

Computer science student designing algorithms to identify risk of social isolation

Master’s student Saghi Khani is working on algorithms to identify people at risk of social isolation.