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Philosophy Honours student compares a Friedrich Nietzsche character to works by other 20th Century writers

Psychology major to look at how motivational, psychological, social and behavioral characteristics impact weight loss outcomes

BA Honours student’s research part of a larger collaborative project with the University of Victoria, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Parkland Institute

Visual Studies major seeks to increase gallery visitor engagement through a more hands-on experience

Dance major looks to yoga practices for inspiring and creating modern dance choreography

Economics and Development Studies major seeks to understand the barriers to waste management for Tsuu T’ina First Nation and bordering communities in Calgary

Psychology Honours student evaluates an Alberta Health Services program for older adults dealing with substance abuse

Visual Studies major explores the sublime

Biological Sciences and Sociology major looks at our everyday life to find out if neighbourhood disorder has an impact on outlook on life for older adults

Psychology major studies how the mind and body react to concrete and abstract words

English major digitizes 19th century letters, shedding light on publishing practices of era's women writers 

Student researcher rethinks perceptions of second language fluency

Budding historian tracks real-life murder and punishment documented in 17th century British chapbooks

Undergraduate researcher seeks political solutions to combat extreme poverty

Student working on project that maps disturbed environments, restoraton progress in Northwest Territories