Feed your brain with Faculty Microlectures

Would you like to know about biopods, anger awareness, space culture, and maintaining relationships with people with dementia? How about pandiculation for pain relief, ketogenic diets, and new methods of reducing littering? UFV is once again presenting microlectures by faculty members on Tues, Feb 20, at 11:30 am in the Spirit Bear cafe/lounge in Building A of the Abbotsford campus.

Expand your academic palate and sample new subject areas with an interdisciplinary afternoon showcasing faculty research at UFV. Faculty presenters each take the stage for a maximum of two minutes and speak about the exciting findings and implications of their research. Feed your academic appetite and learn about over a dozen new topics in under an hour at UFV’s Faculty MicroLectures event.

This years topics and presenters:

“I Get Peace:” Sikh Women’s Religious Practices in Delhi’s Widow Colony
Kamal Arora, South Asian Studies Institute

Nietzsche, Metaphysics and the Body
Glen Baier, Philosophy

Space Culture: Does it Exist?
Jelena Brcic, School of Business

Exploring the Enduring Abilities of People Living with Advanced Dementia to Engage in Relationships
Shelley Canning, Nursing

The Therapeutic Effect of Ketogenic Diets for Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer – The KETOCare Study
David Harper, Kinesiology

Firm-level corporate governance and accounting quality of family business within strong institutional contexts – Evidence from Canada
Raymond Leung, School of Business

Effectiveness of Pandiculation through Instructional Movement for Persistent Pain Relief
JoAnne Nelmes, Health Science

“Khalsa Warriors:” Religio-Historical Narrative and Sikhs in the Great War
Prabhjot Parmar, English

UFV Student Time Spent on Learning Activities Outside of Class
Samantha Pattridge, Communications

Trash Talk: An experimental research adventure with UFV students and the City of Abbotsford to reduce public littering in parks
Michelle Riedlinger, Communications

Inspirational Coaching
Masud Khawaja, School of Business

Researching Project Based Learning at Rick Hansen Secondary School: Implications for Educators
Awneet Sivia, Teacher Education

The Ambiguities of Catholicism and Race in Urban America
Ian Rocksborough-Smith, History

Mothers Parenting, Fathers Anger Awareness
Margaret Coombes, School of Social Work & Human Services

Pushing the Boundaries at the Surrey BioPods
Garry Fehr, Agriculture Centre of Excellence

Novel Methods of Engaging Indigenous Youth in Research
Cindy Jardine, Health Science



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