NEDtalks is a bi-annual research forum hosted by the Ned McWherter Library where UofM professors and students share recent research in engaging & entertaining 15-minute presentations in the TEDtalks style. One event of the year is dedicated to UofM professors. The second event, NEDxStudents, is dedicated to UofM students. The Libraries partners with Helen Hardin Honors College for NEDxStudents, and a panel of judges awards the best student presentation of each day a monetary prize.
NEDtalks: UofM Faculty & Instructor Research Forum 2022
NEDtalks will be held Wednesday, November 9, and Thursday, November 10, 2022, 3-5 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Commons (Ned McWherter). UofM faculty and instructors from multiple disciplines will share their recent research in engaging and entertaining 15-minute presentations. View the full list of presentations and speakers below. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to all and is sponsored by the University Libraries.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 – McWherter Library, 2nd Floor Commons
3PM Noncoding RNAs Work as the Most Important Endogenous Regulators for All Cancers - Dr. Anyou Wang, Research Assistant Professor, Feinstone Institute for Genomic Research
3:15 'I Like the Wine and Not the Label': Sexual Fluidity and Discourse in 'Schitt's Creek' - Jill Fredenburg, Doctoral Student, Communication & Film
3:30 When the Mississippi was French - Dr. Will Thompson, Associate Professor, French
3:45 We're All Project Managers - Yes, Even You! The Importance of Project Management as a Strategic Competency - Timothy Flohr, Instructor, Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management
4:00 Oxytocin's Role in Social and Drug Reward - Dr. Deranda Lester, Research Assistant Professor, Psychology
4:15 The Alignment of Written Philosophy and Clinical Practice - Dr. Tiffany Bates, Clinical Assistant Professor, Elementary Education
4:30 The Hardhat Riots of 1970: Grassroots or Astroturf? - Dr. Scott P. Marler, Associate Professor, History
4:45 The Angel's Wings Have Logic: What Reading the Literature of Magical Realism Can Teach Us About Changing Our Schema for Interpreting Reality - Dr. Paula Hayes, Assistant Professor of Teaching, English
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 – McWherter Library, 2nd Floor Commons
3PM Off Campus Creativity: A Partnership Involving an Urban Museum - Dr. Bryna Bobick, Professor, Art Education
3:15 Revealing the Voynich Manuscript, Morpheme by Morpheme - Dr. Leah Windsor, Associate Professor, English and Institute for Intelligent Systems
3:30 Social Media: Facts, Fake and Fiction - Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta, William Hill Professor, Computer Science
3:45 What is a DHM Microscope, and Which is Its Current State of Art? - Dr. Ana Doblas, Assistant Professor, Electrical Computer Engineering
4:00 Death Masks and Sense Impressions in Renaissance Italy - Dr. Rebecca Howard, Assistant Professor, Art History
4:15 Looking at Ourselves: What Does Blaming the Poor Look Like? - Dr. Elena Delavega, Professor, Social Work
4:30 How Do Narrative Structure and Format Influence a 360 Degree Video Ad? - Dr. Ruoxu Wang, Assistant Professor, Journalism & Strategic Media
4:45 Choral Tone: The Foundation for Musical Realization - Dr. Francis Cathlina, Assistant Professor of Choral Conducting
This event will be held in the Spring! Dates TBD.
Past NEDtalks Events