Science Research Day at Trent University April 22


Community Invited to Discover Latest Science Research Underway at Trent University

Tuesday, April 20, 2010, Peterborough

Science research and scholarship currently underway at Trent University will be shared with the community during Science Research Day on Thursday, April 22, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in room 103 of the Science Complex Building.

Presentations from faculty members will focus on some of the exciting and groundbreaking research being undertaken by Trent’s natural and social scientists.

The full presentation line-up for Science Research Day is as follows:

9:00 a.m.          Michael Chan Reynolds, Psychology
Gaining real-time insight into people’s reading experience

9:25 a.m.          Wenying Feng, Computing & Information Systems
Machine Learning in Computing Systems

9:50 a.m.          Craig Brunetti, Biology
Virus offence meets host defence

10:15 a.m.        Ralph Shiell, Physics & Astronomy
Modern spectroscopy - from quantum information to breath analysis

10:40 a.m.        Break

11:00 a.m.        Cyndi Gilmer, Nursing
Developing leadership skills in health care managers: an action research project

11:25 a.m.        Jocelyn Williams, Anthropology
Investigating paleodiet using multiple tissues from ancient Peruvian mummies

11:50 a.m.        J. Graham Cogley, Geography
Himalayan glaciers now and in 2035

Science Research Day is free to attend and open to all members of the community. To RSVP please contact Marie Anderson at


For more information, please contact:
Marie Anderson, Office of the Associate Dean of Science, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x7202