Spring Research Conference 2009

Brigham Young University’s College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences hosted its 23rd Annual Spring Research Conference on Saturday, March 21st, in the Jesse Knight Building.

This event featured over 300 Graduate and Undergraduate students presenting their original research in a variety of fields.

A special General Session was held from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. for visiting High School students and the general public. This session included a drawing for a FREE iPod, cool event t-shirts, and pizza! High School Mathematics and Science instructors and their students had a great time!

The General Session presentations included:

  • “DNA Origami” Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • “Active Learning In Computers” Computer Science
  • “Exploring Io – Jupiter’s Volcanic Moon” Geological Sciences
  • “Why Mathematicians Play With Bubbles” Mathematics
  • “CRT: Risky Business” Mathematics Education
  • “Ultraviolet Optics: Magnetospheres And Solar Flares” Physics & Astronomy
  • “Adaptive Clinical Trials: Don’t Stick To The Status Quo” Statistics

A DVD showing some of the research presented at the conference is available at SRC2009 Fast Forward.

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