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Professor Matthew Woolhouse and student researchers in the Digital Music Lab have developed interactive technology that helps people with Parkinson’s Disease practice modified ballet dancing in the comfort of their own living rooms. This innovative project was recently profiled in the Globe and Mail.

Professor Ibhawoh’s research documents African history and British imperial history in relation to global legal culture. His scholarship and community leadership promote a better understanding of human rights history, peacebuilding processes, and global citizenship.

This award will support Dr. Smith and his team to develop a 3D virtual city model of Hamilton that will enable citizens to participate in urban planning decisions. “The funding will help to train future leaders, while also expanding research that is vital to improving the quality of life of people,” says Smith.

PhD candidates Daniel Schmidtke and Bryor Snefjella in the Department of Linguistics and Languages analyzed over 3 million tweets from the popular social media platform Twitter. They compared word usage between Canadian and American Twitter users, and found some dramatic differences.