Are you, or do you know, an outstanding undergraduate student from Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Tunisia, Ukraine, or United Kingdom looking for a unique research experience? If so, check out the Mitacs Globalink program, which has just released the 2020 list of approved summer internships. I am happy to announceContinue reading "2020 Mitacs Globalink Positions Available"
On Friday evening, I jumped out of a perfectly good plane with my good friend Dr. Beth, and two of my students, Nic Durish and Marshall Asch. While this was not my first time skydiving, it got me thinking about some of the adventures I have had with my students, the potential benefits of extremeContinue reading "The Challenge Of Work-Life Balance"
Join us July 25th in Reynolds 1101 for the qualifying examination of PhD student, Jamey Fraser. The public presentation of his PhD proposal will take place at 10:00 am, followed by the formal examination period. Title: Investigating student self-efficacy and engagement using automated feedback Abstract: Increased classroom sizes have diminished educators’ ability to provide students withContinue reading "Qualifying Exam Presentation – Jamey Fraser"
Today’s Reflections post was written by one of my doctoral students, Jarrett Phillips, a third-year graduate student in the School of Computer Science’s new Computational Sciences PhD program. Recently Jarrett travelled to Norway to attend and present some of his research at the 8th International Barcode of Life (iBOL) conference. These are some of hisContinue reading "Reflections: iBOL8 And The Midnight Sun"
If you are an undergraduate student @uofg looking for a unique and fun classroom experience, you might want to check out @IdeasCongress (ICON), the course labeled by Maclean's magazine as a "cool course" to take.
Please join me in congratulation Marshall Asch, who was just named to the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences Society of Excellence. Membership to the Society of Excellence is awarded to recent undergraduate students who have graduated with excellent academic records, and who have contributed to the community – either on or off-campus – inContinue reading "Congratulations Marshall"
After many months of planning, Guelph’s first ever Pint of Science came to a close on Wednesday night with two outstanding talks about beer and bubbles by Marvin Dyck and Dr. Joanne O’Meara. By the time I got home on Wednesday evening, I was exhausted but extremely happy. Having had a few days to decompressContinue reading "And That’s A Wrap"
After many months of preparation and planning, Pint of Science 2019 arrives tomorrow. With 24 countries and more than 300 cities around the world welcoming more than 120 thousand guests, Pint of Science is truly a global celebration of science. And I’m extremely excited to be part of the team to bring it to GuelphContinue reading "Pint Of Science Arrives Tomorrow"
A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a talk hosted by the Department of Physics at the University of Guelph. The talk – Integrated Testlets for Physics and Chemistry: Multiple-Choice Testing 2.0 – was led by Dr. Aaron Slepkov, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Physics of Biomaterials at TrentContinue reading "Evaluating Integrated Testlets For Use In Software Design Education"
I am happy to announce that Arpit Varshney will join our lab for the summer as a Mitacs Globalink intern. Arpit will be a visiting research associate from June 6th through to August 31st, and will spend his time developing software to support environment and health monitoring (particularly in the Circumpolar North). Arpit is aContinue reading "Globalink Intern Joins The Team"