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Our Research Areas

Our Research Areas

The School of Interdisciplinary Science hosts a variety of research projects that explore various aspects relevant to human well-being. Our researchers explore questions around pedagogical innovation and best practices in science communication, basic research in both Life Sciences and Physical Sciences, and clinical research in the field of Medical Radiation Sciences.

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Teaching Innovation Explore Research Area

Our researchers assess and critically analyze the impact of teaching practices on student engagement and learning in short-term and longitudinal studies.

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Science Communication Explore Research Area

Communication is a critical part of the scientific process: It is how scientists share their discoveries with each other and non-scientists alike.

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Community Engagement Explore Research Area

Understanding the impact of collaborative activities between faculty and students, and local and global communities.

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Life Sciences Explore Research Area

Encompassing the use of interdisciplinary approaches to study the biology, chemistry and behaviour of life.

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Physical Sciences Explore Research Area

We place a strong emphasis on collecting and analyzing field data to reconstruct past environmental conditions.

Students in a radiation lab

Radiation Sciences Explore Research Area

Our researchers explore questions in both basic and clinical research to improve detection and treatment options for patients.