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  • Angela Andersen
    UBCO
    15 January, 2024 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Angela Andersen

    Angela is a sessional lecturer in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies. Her research focuses on Alevi communities in the Turkish Republic, their oral histories and communal ceremonial architecture.

  • Andrei Krassioukov
    UBCV
    20 November, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Andrei Krassioukov

    A professor in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC Vancouver, Andrei helps people with spinal cord injury maintain their cardiovascular health. He is investigating a novel treatment that could improve a patient’s overall quality of life.

  • Yue Qian
    UBCV
    30 October, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Yue Qian

    Having grown up in Wuhan, China, Yue Qian felt compelled to help people in her hometown by better understanding their experiences after the pandemic hit. Her research specifically examines how the pandemic affected the course of gender progress for women.

  • Celia Edell
    UBCV
    28 August, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Celia Edell

    As a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at UBC Vancouver, Celia's research explores how the internet exacerbates the ability to view harmful online interactions as inconsequential, and what that means morally.

  • Bruno D. Zumbo
    UBCV
    19 June, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Bruno D. Zumbo

    Bruno, a professor and researcher in the Faculty of Education, is exploring how survey and test designers can embrace the many ways of being human.

  • Peiman Azarsa
    UBCO
    23 May, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Peiman Azarsa

    As a construction materials engineer, Peiman's research is focused on finding new methods and technologies to produce sustainable concrete. Find out what first motivated him to study this essential component in construction and infrastructure development.

  • Bowen Hui
    UBCO
    24 April, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Bowen Hui

    As an associate professor of teaching at UBC Okanagan's Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics, Bowen's research explores test-taking behaviour and potential learning gains when students are given multiple attempts to submit and correct their work.

  • Fabio Mologni
    UBCO
    27 March, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Fabio Mologni

    Fabio is a researcher at UBC Okanagan's Department of Biology, exploring the impact of invasive plant species and how modern humans are distributed on islands. Find out what motivates Fabio to do this work.

  • Theresa Rogers
    UBCV
    13 February, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Theresa Rogers

    As a scholar of language and literacy practices of youth, Theresa hopes her work will help students engage in active citizenship through art, digital media and new forms of participation.

  • Laura Meek
    UBCO
    9 January, 2023 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Laura Meek

    Laura is a cultural and medical anthropologist researching global health inequalities and the politics of healing in Africa. Find out what surprised her the most in her research.

  • Alexandra Flynn
    UBCV
    28 November, 2022 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Alexandra Flynn

    Alexandra is an associate professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. Her research focuses on developing tools using census data to help governments build equity-focused housing strategies. Find out about an upcoming research milestone and what this could mean for housing needs in Canada.

  • Christopher Rea
    UBCV
    22 August, 2022 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Christopher Rea

    Christopher Rea is a professor in the Department of Asian Studies. His latest work focuses on the decisions researchers need to make when starting a new project. Find out what motivated him to conduct this research.

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