Graduate student research profiles

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Graduate student research profiles


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Phuc Dang, MA student, Applied Health Sciences

Phuc Dang is completing for her master’s degree in Applied Health Sciences. Her study focuses on understanding referral linkages that exist among fall prevention agencies in Niagara.

 

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Drew Marquardt, PhD candidate, Physics

Drew Marquardt is working toward putting a new oral hygiene product on drugstore shelves with help from the W. Garfield Weston Foundation. Marquardt received the $20,000 W. Garfield Weston Fellowship in Entrepreneurialization. The award will support his research into the development of a more effective treatment for two common oral hygiene issues: plaque buildup and mucositis.

 

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Ashley Hobden, MA student, Child and Youth Studies

Ashley Hobden’s master’s thesis will take her to Rio de Janeiro this year to spend four months studying the daily life and cultural practices of favela communities and focus on the childhood experience.

 

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Suzanne McGuire, MA student, Applied Health Sciences

Suzanne McGuire hopes to help people living with epilepsy “remove themselves from the shadows.” Her research is focused on understanding the essence of what it means for young women, ages 20 to 35, to live with and to disclose their epilepsy in society.