Undergraduate Research Fair 2017 Awards

Dr. James Wu Prize for best lower-year project

  • First prize: Mehta, Nishila for "Can Facebook's Billions Stop Disease? A Critical Analysis of the Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub" (HH/IHST 2000)
  • Second prize: Kamal, Aria for "The Feminization of Poverty: Why Women Experience Poverty After Divorce" (AP/SOSC 1700)

Dr. James Wu Prize for best upper-year project

  • First prize: Wanstall, Elizabeth for "Music to the Survivors’ Ears: A Neurocognitive Intervention for Childhood Leukemia Survivors" (GL/PSYC 4230)
  • Second prize: Goshulak, Danika for "Is Fair Trade ‘Fair’ for All?" (AP/SOSC 4048)

Dr. James Wu Prize for best thesis/major term project

  • First prize: Beribisky, Nataly for "An Analysis of the Definition of an Experiment in Introductory Psychology Textbooks" (HH/PSYC 3890)
  • Second prize: Gohil, Kunali for "Determining Catchment and Delta Quality of Daisy Lake, Sudbury: Assessment of Vegetation Cover, Microbial and Fish Activity, and Periphyton Growth" (SC/BIOL 3000)

Information Literacy Award

  • First prize: Nasiri, Khalida for "The Temporo-Parietal Junction – A Role in High-Level Cognition" (HH/PSYC 4270)
  • Second prize: Lieu, Recheta for "A Room of One’s Own: Exploring “Hidden Poverty” and Rooming Housing in the Village Neighbourhood at York University" (AP/SOSC 3700)

Best poster & presentation award

  • First prize: Angliss McDowell, Kay for "Children’s Ability to Navigate Difference" (AP/HUMA 3962)
  • Second prize: Kudrow, Marina for "Defining Newcomer Parent Engagement" (AP/SOWK 3070)

Best group project

  • First prize: Palachchandran, Kajanth & Mahendiran, Sinthi  for "“Neo-Terrorism” in the Canadian Context: Exploring the Potential Implications of Bill C-51" (AP/HREQ 4600)

People's Choice

  • Kamal, Aria for "The Feminization of Poverty: Why Women Experience Poverty After Divorce" (AP/SOSC 1700)

Artwork Awards

  • Magneson, Marissa for "Frozen chains of childhood (Photograph)" (FA/VISA 2061)
  • Halpert, Josette for "Do Not Stand At My Grave" (FA/DANC 4260)