Winners of Third Annual Women's Research Poster Competition Announced
By Sophie Babcock
Thursday, April 14, 2016
On April 8, CEWiT hosted its third annual Women’s Research Poster Competition: Achievements of Women in STIM (science, technology, informatics and mathematics). Participants had the opportunity to present a poster about their research, receive feedback from judges, network with other women researchers and compete for prizes.
Of 67 entries primarily from IU Bloomington students and a few IUPUI students, eight winners were chosen in the categories: technology and computing, life sciences, physical and mathematical sciences, and health and social sciences.
The 2016 Women’s Research Poster Competition Winners are:
Health & Social Sciences
- Ye Eun (Esther) Yoon, Undergraduate, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Does Mimicry Modulate Infants’ Willingness to Initiate Play with a Social Partner?
- Savannah Leach, Graduate, Anthropology, SEM of Interproximal Groove Indicative of Therapeutic Practice at Pete Klunk Mounds, Illinois
- Hannah Jarvis, Undergraduate, Biology, Visual Resolution of Two Species of Sceloporus Lizards That Differ in Ventral Colortion
- Lauren Nease, Graduate, Biology, Targeted Mutation of Alphavirus Capsid: RNA Interaction Sites Attenuates Viral Infection
Physical & Mathematical Sciences
- Corrine Kumar, Undergraduate, Chemistry, Hydrogen Evolution from Water via Metal Sulfide Cluster-based Catalys
- Josey Topolski, Graduate, Chemistry, Elucidating Cerium + H20 Reactivity through Electronic Structure: A Combined PES and DFT Study
Technology & Computing
- Sydney Lyon, Undergraduate, Computer Scienc, Comparison of Single Source Shortest Path Algorithms on Two Recent Runtime Systems
- Shannon Grimme, Graduate, Informatics and Computing, Theorizing Narrative in Participatory Online Affinity Spaces