March 2010 Student Research News Archives

Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm
StFX hosts largest ever Student Research Day

The opportunities to learn at StFX’s eighth annual Student Research Day on March 25 were amazing. Visitors to the Keating Centre’s conference rooms had a chance to talk with StFX students on research projects running the gamut from the correlation between food and Saturday morning children’s TV, to understanding board dynamics, to the male nursing student experiences in learning to care for a breastfeeding family. In all, 91 students from 14 academic disciplines presented their research.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 9:02 am
Earth Sciences student wins best presentation award

Kelsey O’Brien’s work on her thesis has certainly paid off. On March 6, the fourth year StFX earth sciences student won the best presentation award, based on her thesis, at the Environment meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Council for the Sciences (APICS).

Monday, March 22, 2010 at 12:48 pm
StFX biology student has best presentation at undergraduate conference

James Hudson, a fourth year honours biology student from Miramichi, NB, has won the top oral presentation award at the annual Atlantic Undergraduate Biology Conference held in Fredericton, NB from March 5-7, 2010.

Monday, March 22, 2010 at 10:19 am

StFX’s annual Student Research Day continues to grow by leaps and bounds. When the eighth annual event takes place on Thursday, March 25 in the Keating Conference Rooms A, B and C, it will see 91 student presenters from 14 academic disciplines ranging from anthropology and aquatic resources to Celtic Studies, business, nutrition and environmental sciences.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 2:39 pm
 StFX student Matthew Chisholm chosen as a 2010 ECO Student Ambassador

StFX student Matthew Chisholm chosen as a 2010 ECO Student Ambassador 

A fourth year StFX political science student looking into low-carbon economies in Canada, Sweden and Denmark will have the opportunity to present his research at an international conference in Vancouver this month.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 2:32 pm
Education students leave for international field practicum

High Commissioner of Kenya on hand as education students leave for international field practicum

As 14 StFX education students and two recent grads readied to leave for Kenya for six weeks of international field experience, no less than the High Commissioner of the Republic of Kenya to Canada was on hand to wish them well in their teaching experience.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 9:17 am
Exchange a positive experience, student says

Alex Meeker is living a long held academic dream. In January, the third year dean’s list arts student traded in an active life on the StFX campus for a semester in Guanajuato, Mexico investigating water issues while completing a term of academic study in a very dry area of Mexico and learning about sustainability.