Research poster competition winners announced

By Julianne Martin

Monday, March 31, 2014

On March 28, student researchers from a wide variety of disciplines presented their technology-related research in CEWiT’s research poster competition as part of the first annual Techie Women Have More… conference. We are excited to announce the award winners of the graduate, undergraduate, and people’s choice categories:

Graduate 

1) Rosemary Pennington, Journalism
"Framing Woolwich: A qualitative analysis of a Twitter conversation"

2) Sophia Vinci-Booher, Psychological and Brain Sciences 
"Investigating the development of letter perception using gPPI connectivity analysis"

3) Elizabeth daSilva, Psychological and Brain Sciences 
"Neural responses during implicit and explicit emotion judgments"

Undergraduate

1) Kirstin Crager, Psychological and Brain Sciences 
"Neural responses during implicit and explicit emotion judgments"

2) Doori Lee, Computer Science, Cognitive Science 
"Network Visualization of LDA models"

3) Sarah Cummins, Microbiology, Biochemistry
"Investigating the relative activity and viability of the skin microbiome"

Grace Haza, Physics, Astronomy
"Gas and Stars in the Edge-on Galaxy NGC 24"

People’s Choice

1) Roshni Dhoot, Nutrition Science
"A Prospective Research Method Development Based on a Retrospective Study to Analyze the Relationship between Lifestyle, and Band Restriction among Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Patients"

2) Anna Keune & Naomi Thompson, Learning Sciences
"Squishy Circuits: 3-4 year olds playing with electronics"

3) Sarah Hunt, Social Work
"Monroe County Says NO MORE: Using Technology to Inspire Social Justice"

CEWiT would like to thank all of the judges, participants, and attendees of our poster competition!