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    Food-Supply Matchmaking: Exploring Food Connection Options in Southern Alberta
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    Food-Supply Matchmaking: Exploring Food Connection Options in Southern Alberta

    John Usher, uLethbridge Dhillon School of Business professor, investigated whether local producers could benefit from a regional food hub, and unearthed new ways local producers are connecting food to community.
    Improving Health Care for Older Adults
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    Improving Health Care for Older Adults

    Focusing on care for older adults in rural Alberta, Dr. Julia Brassolotto is using her interdisciplinary expertise as a social scientist and health-services researcher to examine how living in a rural area affects health and health care.
    Creating a Brighter Future for Elementary School Students
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    Creating a Brighter Future for Elementary School Students

    Working with a local elementary school, uLethbridge alumna and neuroscience researcher Dr. Robbin Gibb is taking leading brain research right into the classroom.
    Lighting the Way in Alzheimer's Research
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    Lighting the Way in Alzheimer's Research

    Researchers the U of L's CCBN and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry are working together to shine new light on Alzheimer's disease.
    Shining New Light on Virus Pandemics
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    Shining New Light on Virus Pandemics

    From Dengue fever to Zika virus, a different virus pandemics makes headlines almost monthly. University of Lethbridge's Dr. Trushar Patel and his team are shining new light on viruses in an effort to inhibit their replication.
    Chess gives at-risk youth a chance
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    Chess gives at-risk youth a chance

    As part of a unique youth sentencing initiative, uLethbridge faculty member Dr. Lance Grigg, a multidisciplinary team of researchers and graduate students, and a Provincial Court of Alberta judge are exploring how chess affects youths' thought-processes and decision-making.
    Research on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women a Form of Prayer for Lucchesi
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    Research on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women a Form of Prayer for Lucchesi

    Annita Lucchesi's work to create a database of missing and murdered Indigenous women has garnered significant attention internationally, covered by NPR in the United States, The Daily Mail in the United Kingdom, on The Stream through Al Jazeera and more.
    Kavanagh Explores Atomic Era through Nuclear Tourism
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    Kavanagh Explores Atomic Era through Nuclear Tourism

    Each year, atomic tourists arrive by the thousands to Trinity, New Mexico, site of the first nuclear bomb detonation. A project by professor Mary Kavanagh explores nuclear anxiety in the post-Cold War era through a series of interviews with these visitors.
    Potatoes Key to Global Food Security
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    Potatoes Key to Global Food Security

    With a thriving potato-growing industry worth $1 billion annually, Alberta is home to nearly 200 varieties of potatoes. Dr. Dmytro Yevtushenko is one of the few researchers in Western Canada dedicated to further enhancing the success of the potato industry.
    Third-Gender Research Garners International Attention
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    Third-Gender Research Garners International Attention

    With his research featured in National Geographic, The New York Times, The Nature of Things, Oprah, Discovery Channel and more, Dr. Paul Vasey is the go-to voice for cross-cultural issues related to sex and gender.
    Understanding Religion's Purpose
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    Understanding Religion's Purpose

    Dr. Hillary Rodrigues is exploring religion and its purpose to help us better understand the world and each other.
    Improving Economic and Social Welfare with Corporate and Non-Profit Partnerships
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    Improving Economic and Social Welfare with Corporate and Non-Profit Partnerships

    Dr. Gloria Tian, an associate professor of finance at the University of Lethbridge’s Calgary campus, wants to know more about the relationship between corporations and the non-profit sector, and how the relationship enhances economic and social welfare in a country.
    Enhancing Student Success with Play
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    Enhancing Student Success with Play

    Education professor Dr. Jeffrey MacCormack is working with neuroscientist Dr. Robbin Gibb (BASc (BSc) ’77, MSc ’01, PhD ’04) on a play-based intervention for children and youth with difficulty socializing and regulating emotions.
    Giving Youth at Risk a Chance with Chess
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    Giving Youth at Risk a Chance with Chess

    Chess for Life, a research project exploring how learning to play chess affects decision making, refers youth in the criminal justice system to a program that teaches them the game as part of their sentence.
    Putting Parkinson's on Ice
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    Putting Parkinson's on Ice

    A team of uLethbridge researchers, led by Dr. Jon Doan (PhD '06) is investigating skating and stickhandling skills as forms of therapy.
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