Inspiring Minds is a campus-wide partnership between Western Research, the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, the Writing Support Centre, Western Communications, Western Libraries, Student Experience, and Western's 11 faculties.
Inspiring Minds seeks to broaden awareness and impact of graduate student research, while enhancing transferrable skills. Being able to communicate your research to broad, interdisciplinary and lay audiences -- both inside and outside academia -- is becoming an increasingly important skill for scholars of all levels.
Inspiring Minds seeks to help graduate students enhance this skill.
This non-competitive showcase highlights work by Master's and doctoral students from all 11 of Western's faculties and schools.The following series highlights all submissions received from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Submissions from 2021
Inequality in the Use of Dental Services as Adolescents Transition to Adults, Naima Abouseta, Noha Gomaa, S. Jeffrey Dixon, and Sharat Pani
Tackling Chronic Disease During a Pandemic, Amanda Anton
Self-Referential Processing effects of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation: A Systematic Review, Zhongjie Bao, Belal Howidi, Amer Burhan Dr., and Paul Frewen Dr.
Fighting drug resistance with a new antibiotic, Denny Chin
Why can bacteria be harmful one day but deadly the next?, Jaclyn Diamond
The Unfolded Protein Response is Required for Antifungal Drug Resistance in Yeast, Malisa N. Fernando Miss
The Seed of Life, Chidambra D. Halari
Assessment of Rabies Control in Rural Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Ryan LaPenna, Isaac Moyo, Chris Foggin, Jessica Dawson, Claude Sabeta, and Francisco Olea Popelka
Methylation of DNA in colitis-associated colorectal cancer, Frederikke Larsen
What can the brain tell us about patient subtypes in psychosis?, Liangbing Liang
Casein Kinase 2, Daniel Menyhart
Developing a New Platform for Synthetic Biology, Daniel Peter Nucifora
Association between Testosterone, Androgen Receptor Polymorphisms, and Mood, Christopher Purkis
Psychedelics, and the Search for Higher Consciousness, Sidath Rankaduwa
Do our Hands see what our Eyes see?, Michelle A. Sveistrup
MMA: The fight against obstructive sleep apnea, Kody M. Wolfstadt