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Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7

Annual Research Across Disciplines (RAD) Conference Dec. 7

December 05, 2018

Webster’s annual student research conference, Research Across Disciplines (RAD), will take place Friday, Dec. 7. The 2018 RAD conference kicks off at 9:20 a.m., led by a session of Global Presentations delivered via WebEx by students from across Webster’s global network. A keynote address will be delivered at 11 a.m. in the Browning Hall Auditorium. Concurrent oral presentation and poster sessions will commence at 12:00pm. RAD is conveniently designed to end at 3 p.m., so you’ll no doubt have plenty of time to make it to the President and Provost’s Faculty and Staff Holiday Party!

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The HateBrakers mission is to identify, educate, and award those acts and behaviors that interrupt the cycle of hate-breeds-hate.

Webster Students Present at 'Hatebrakers in History' Conference Dec. 2

November 28, 2018

Nine Webster students will be presenting their work at the Missouri History Museum on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m., as part of the "Hatebrakers in History" Conference. The presentations will explore the lives and legacies of people who sought to defuse hatred, prevent violence, and heal the wounds of racial, ethnic, and social conflict.

tags: academics, students, history politics and international relations, college of arts and sciences, research, webster today

Applications are currently being accepted for the Spring 2019 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program

Spring 2019 Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Call for Submissions

November 08, 2018

Applications are currently being accepted for the Spring 2019 Provost's Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program. This program provides assistance to current undergraduate students across Webster’s global network who are conducting research under the direction of a faculty member which will result in a work product. The deadline for applications is Friday, Dec. 14.

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RAD

RAD Submission Deadline Approaching

October 24, 2018

The submission period is winding down for Webster’s Fall 2018 Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference. This conference is open to all levels, disciplines, and campuses. RAD is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline, studying anywhere in Webster’s network (including global and online). The deadline for submissions is Nov. 2.

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Rita Duke and Megan Weber were selected for an oral presentation.

Nurse Anesthesia Students, Faculty Present at AANA Congress

October 22, 2018

Five posters were presented representing the research efforts of Webster University Nurse Anesthesia students at the America Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Congress in Boston. Two Webster students, Rita Duke and Megan Weber, were selected for an outstanding oral presentation of their research with nurse anesthesia faculty and research chair Ron Gaddis cheering them on.

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While in Armenia, Chakaryan discussed counseling and the importance of a code of ethics in a live TV interview.

Chakaryan Discusses Counseling, Ethics in Armenia

September 24, 2018

Hasmik Chakaryan traveled across Armenia this summer as part of work with a Webster University Faculty Research Grant she received for 2018-19. During the trip, Chakaryan held two workshops, the first on clinical counseling and a second on the need for and importance of a Code of Ethics in Armenia. The workshops drew public attention to these topics, including a live television interview (conducted in Armenian) that is now available on YouTube.

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International Review Board policies and procedures

Changes Coming to Webster's IRB Policies and Procedures

September 19, 2018

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Webster University reviews all research proposals involving human subjects to ensure the protection of research participants. All researchers submitting an IRB application need to complete a required training program for ethical research with human subjects and submit proof of completion with their applications.

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Midwest Academy of Management

Webster to Host 2018 Midwest Academy of Management Conference

September 12, 2018

The Webster University George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology will host the 2018 Midwest Academy of Management conference ) Oct. 11-13 at the Westin St. Louis Hotel and at Webster's Gateway Campus in downtown St. Louis. The conference theme, "The Spirit of Community: Academics and Practitioners Collaborating to Improve our Future," draws upon the spirit of St. Louis heritage. Attendees will have more than 100 management-related papers and symposiums to choose in a wide range of areas of study.

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Students working in interdisciplinary science building

Psychology Student Completes Competitive Research Experience

September 12, 2018

Webster University student Kathleen Lamb was one of nine students selected for the competitive eight-week Washington University Summer Research Experience in Aging and Neurological Diseases Program. This highly competitive opportunity has students conduct research on neurological conditions and diseases that often interplay with the aging process: stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia.

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Applications are invited for scholarly research, academic projects, artistic performances, exhibitions and studies in any discipline.

2019-20 Faculty Research Grant Application Period Open

September 06, 2018

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs are now accepting applications for Faculty Research Grants for the 2019-20 academic year. This program encourages and promotes faculty research and professional development. Grant applications are invited for scholarly research, academic projects, artistic performances, exhibitions and studies in any discipline. Proposals that might lead to external funding are encouraged. Apply by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2.

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Catherine Schook's presentation in Portugal led to an invitation to present a workshop at a Sex Positive conference in Norway.

Leiden Student's Sexology Research Leads to More Opportunities

June 06, 2018

Catherine Schook, a MA in Psychology with an Emphasis in Counseling Psychology student at Webster Leiden Campus, recently presented her research findings on sex positive attitudes at the European Federation of Sexology (EFS) Congress in Albuferia, Portugal on behalf of Webster Leiden. Her presentation eld to an invitation to the Youth Committee of EFS and also to give a workshop at an upcoming Sex Positive Conference in Oslo, Norway, based on her research at Webster.

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Fritzen and Kern's final research papers were published in WIRR.

International Relations Student Research on North Korea, Pakistan

June 06, 2018

The Department of History, Politics, and International Relations congratulates Charles Kern and Katharine Fritzen for the publication of their final research in the Webster International Relations Review: The Graduate Student Working Paper Series (WIRR). WIRR is a competitive, peer-reviewed journal that publishes the best graduate research papers from Master of Arts and Global Master of Arts students in international relations. Kern addressed North Korea's nuclear strategy, while Fritzen researched aid in Pakistan.

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Eight Webster students presented and four faculty members served as judges at STLAURS 2018.

Students, Faculty Honored at St. Louis Research Conference

April 30, 2018

Eight students representing different disciplines across the Webster University College of Arts and Sciences presented their research projects at the annual St. Louis Area Undergraduate Research Symposium (STLAURS). Students Taylor Michl and Hannah Rowold were awarded the “Best Humanities Oral Presentation,” and Elsa Fan, assistant professor of anthropology and sociology, was awarded the “Outstanding STLAURS Faculty Advisor Award.”

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