Posts Tagged ‘research project’

State-building Presentation

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Sixty percent of my grade in the Islam and the Modern World course I’m taking belongs to research paper we have to turn in by the end of next week. Part of that grade, was giving a brief overview of our research in front of the class. During the last class of the year (it’s crazy to think this is it!), everyone in the class shared with the rest of us a bit of the research project they’ve been working on for the past three months. It was surprisingly casual, and we all engaged in brief discussion with one another about the topics we ha’ve been researching, how they interlace with one another, and what we have found out. I was pleased with how engaged people were during the discussion!

Another Research Poster Presentation!

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

It is looks great for your in your CV, and it is even better for public speaking practice. This time, the Poster Presentation happened at CSS for Scholarship and Creative Arts Week (SCAW). It was not only for upper classmen research poster presentations, though–there were freshmen presenting dignitas projects and sophomores who partook in the TRIO Scholarship program presenting their first research as well. I often forget how many initiatives are active and resources offered on campus, but today reminded me of how eclectic and plentiful they are!

Research Poster

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Today, in my empirical research capstone course, we revised the drafts we all came up with for our respective research projects.  We will be presenting them at the University of Wisconsin (Superior) next Monday, so we all worked together on getting ready for the event. Poster presentations are usually the culmination of a research project: the time at which you synthesize a year-long process into a 3 minute exposition of the motivating reason of the project, the methodology, the findings, the implications, and possible future lines of inquiry researchers should consider upon expanding on your research. Normally, when most students think of a verbal presentation they think of an overwhelming experience, but truly, after almost two semesters working on this, it feels like a breeze to talk (only!) 3 minutes about your research!

Eh, VHS?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Who still remembers the good old Video Home System(VHS) tapes? Recently, one of my professors gave me a VHS tape with a presentation on a topic I have been researching. It had been ages since I last saw one and I set about to try and find a VHS player from my friends. None had one. Luckily, CSS has some classrooms that still have VHS players! I made my way up to the third floor and was able to find a classroom with one available. I shut the blinds and made a theatre out of the classroom as I watched the presentation on applications of differential equations!

2nd Year Research

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Throughout our second year of PT school we plan and carry out research in small groups with a faculty advisor. Our faculty advisor was Dr. John Borstad and our research that we conducted was exploratory research on the mechanism of the shoulder, more specifically the shoulder capsule and its sensitivity. Different advisors have different topics they like to research. For example, both of Dr. Borstad groups look at the shoulder, Dr. Ogston groups looked at running, etc.