Undergraduate Research Conference Highlights Work Of Niagara University Students

In Announcements, by , on May 3rd, 2016

Korinne Thorne investigated the use of curcumin-mediated photodynamic therapy in the treatment of cervical cancer.

Shannon Chowaniec examined the impact of paid and unpaid YouTube brand endorsements on consumer purchase intentions.

And Freddie Liederbach developed a mobile app that employs usage data from a bike-sharing system in New York City to predict the availability of rentable bicycles in defined downstate locations.

Each of the students – along with 96 of their peers – presented their findings during Niagara University’s Undergraduate Research Conference, which was held April 29 in the Gallagher Center. The annual event showcases much of the scholarly work that takes place behind the scenes at Niagara, where faculty-guided undergraduate student research occurs at nearly twice the rate of that at other national institutions, according to National Survey for Student Engagement data.

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