Analysis Recap for Could 28
On this week’s Analysis Recap, we now have three award winners from Students Week and a brand new piece of apparatus has discovered its method to the Anthropology Division. Need extra WWU analysis content material? Comply with @WWUResearch on Twitter.
Shannon Healy, a graduate scholar in environmental science, was awarded $100 for her presentation within the Three Minute Thesis session throughout Students Week 2021. Healy is most all in favour of the usage of distant sensing to evaluate the influence of varied light-absorbing impurities, like snow algae on snow soften. Her thesis analysis makes use of satellite tv for pc and drone imagery to evaluate the affect of snow soften on water availability within the North Cascades.
Take a look at her video presentation entitled, “Using UAV Remote Sensing to Assess the Impact of Glacier Melt on Downstream Water Availability in the North Cascades,” at https://youtu.be/B-6TRCf0bJY.
Kris Tran, a graduate scholar of psychology, was awarded $100 for her presentation within the Three Minute Thesis session throughout Students Week 2021. Tran is at present conducting a meta-analysis of Asian American well-being, utilizing the “Satisfaction with Life Scale” each to find out the imply degree of reported Asian American life satisfaction and to look at how Asian American happiness is reported throughout psychological analysis literature.
Tran additionally plans to conduct a qualitative evaluate inspecting the assorted theories on how and why Asian American well-being is impacted in comparison with different ethnic teams all through North America. Sooner or later, she plans to proceed her research in a future graduate program, finding out happiness and well-being in additional contexts.
Watch Tran’s video presentation, “Asian American Well-Being: A Systematic Review,” at https://youtu.be/sacB8WeqViEopen_in_new(opens in new window).
Piper Wolters, a graduate scholar of laptop science, was awarded $100 for her presentation within the Three Minute Thesis session throughout Students Week 2021. Wolters’ work focuses on making use of Deep Studying to audio and local weather research. Within the close to future, she hopes to pursue a PhD in laptop science and encourage extra variety on this area.
Watch Wolters’ video presentation, “Few-Shot Audio Event Localization,” at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZyKrPeW11rUAtIMneuH5YLcHzvedOHqq/view?usp=sharingopen_in_new(opens in new window).
WWU Assistant Professor of Anthrolopology Tesla Monson (@PaleoTesla) and the Anthropology Division have been awarded a $26,614 Tech Initiative Grant to buy a 3D scanner. The scanner might be included into Anthropology courses to coach college students on tips on how to use 3D imaging know-how, and it will likely be used to construct a digital library of Anthropology collections for open scholar use.