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Research and Scholarship Days event schedule

 

We’ve got a whole week of events celebrating research at Mount Royal! Below is your guide to everything that is happening and information on which events are open to the general public and the MRU community. Attend an event and join in the celebration of what research can look like.

 

Event schedule

Catamount Fellowship Community Showcase

Join the Catamount Fellows at this year's Catamount Community Showcase as they share their insights and learnings from using a systems thinking approach to explore complex social issues facing our communities.

Register to attend.  

Friday, April 1 | 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Virtual | Zoom
 General public

 

University-wide Student Oral Research Presentations

Listen to students from across the University virtually present their research. All student oral research presentations will be held live via Google Meet on Monday, April 4. There will be two Google Meet rooms running concurrently with presentations. View the schedule for more info.

 

 Monday, April 4 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 Virtual | Google Meet Room A | Google Meet Room B
 MRU Community

 

University-wide Student Poster and Creative Work Research Presentations

Check out all of our participating students’ posters or creative works showcasing their research. More information coming soon.

 

 Tuesday, April 5 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 Main Street
 MRU Community

 

Faculty of Science and Technology Research Showcase

Attend the Faculty of Science and Technology research showcase. View student poster presentations and hear guest speaker, Dr. Mahadeo Sukha, the Head of Research and Chief Accessibility and Inclusion Officer for CNIB, speak on his research related to understanding the social determinants of health and quality of life of Canadians with sight loss. 

Learn more and register to attend the keynote address.

 

 Wednesday, April 6 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 Virtual | Fourwaves
 General public

 

JMH LaunchPad Pitch Competition Finals

The JMH LaunchPad Competition is one of MRU's biggest events of the year. Students and recent alumni from across campus pitch their venture to a panel of esteemed judges and a supportive audience. The most promising ventures will walk away with their share of $70k in cash prizes and in-kind services. Join us for our 10th anniversary to network and help support Calgary's future business leaders!

Register to attend this event.

 

 Thursday, April 7 | 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 Hybrid | Ross Glenn Hall and Livestream
 General public

 

Anthropology Honours Thesis Showcase

Tune in to hear research presentations from the Honours Thesis students in the Department of Anthropology. Each student will present the results of their independent research conducted over the 2021-2022 year. Topics range from and include linguistic anthropology, biological anthropology and cultural anthropology themes. Following the presentations, there will be time for questions and engagement from attendees. We look forward to welcoming you to our event!

 

 Thursday, April 7 | 11 a.m. - noon
 Virtual | Google Meet
 MRU Community

 

Inclusive and Accessible Research and Scholarship Practices

Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai is a biomedical research scientist and Vice President research and international affairs and chief accessibility officer for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. He is an expert on accessibility and inclusion in research. Dr. Sukhai will share insights and promote reflection on inclusivity and accessibility of research and scholarship practices across the spectrum of disciplines at Mount Royal University. This event will be of relevance to faculty engaged in scholarship, to staff involved in research and grant administration or adjudication, and to students interested in scholarship and research.

Register to attend this event.

 

 Thursday, April 7 | 1-2 p.m.
 Virtual | Zoom
 MRU Community

 

Psych2022 Research Showcase

Psych22 will feature the work of the 2021-2022 Psychology Honours class, as well as independent research by senior students. Join the live virtual conference, held via Google Meet, to view student presentations and individual Q&A sessions. Attendees will have access to the research posters April 8-15. Details, meeting room links and scheduling is available on the conference website.

 

 Friday, April 8 | 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 Hybrid | Conference website
 General public

 

2022 Research Recognition Awards Celebration

We are celebrating our 2022 faculty Research Recognition Award winners! Hear our winners present their research in a lightning-talk format. Join us virtually to recognize and celebrate faculty research at Mount Royal.

 

 Friday, April 8 | noon - 1 p.m.
 Virtual | Google Meet
 General public  

Map the System Competition - MRU Finals

Watch the top four MRU teams competing in Map the System present their research projects to a panel of community judges. Each team will have ten minutes to present—followed by a judges’ Q&A. The winning team will advance to the Map the System Virtual Canadian Finals. 

Register to attend.

 

 Friday, April 8 | 9-11 a.m.
 In-person | Ross Glenn Hall
 General public