From the Archive: INSIGHT-FELL Newsletter, November 2018.

From the Archive
This edition of the INSIGHT-FELL Newsletter was originally published in November 2018. The most recent edition of the Newsletter (November 2019) can be found here. You can also subscribe to get email updates by emailing us at research@grenfell.mun.ca and stating you would like to subscribe.

November 2018

Welcome to INSIGHT-FELL, an online research newsletter that highlights the exciting, dynamic, and multi-disciplinary research of Grenfell Campus’s students, staff, and faculty. An initiative of the Associate Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies’ office, the newsletter focuses on our individual and group research projects and provides opportunities to share information and connect with each other. Please find links to the content of this INSIGHT-FELL issue below, which covers research from winter and summer 2018.

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MATHEMATICIANS IN MEXICO

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Research Reports are submissions to our blog from Grenfell Campus researchers (faculty, staff, or student). Any views expressed are those of the author. You can check out our guidelines and submit your story here.
Submitted by Robert Bailey

Being a research mathematician is, in some respects, the ultimate “ivory tower” profession: essentially, it involves being paid to sit in a room and think.  But it’s not always that way: it’s a very international business, with researchers in one field being scattered in many countries across the world.  So it is not all that surprising that, for a week in September, I got to travel to the Casa Matemática Oaxaca in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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The Issues Surrounding Informal Mountain Bike Trail Building in the Humber Valley and a Proposed Solution

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A section of sustainably built formal trail that the author built for the new Stephenville bike park; Photo by Andrew King
Research Reports are submissions to our blog from Grenfell Campus researchers (faculty, staff, or student). Any views expressed are those of the author. You can check out our guidelines and submit your story here.
Submitted by Andrew King, B.A. in Environmental Studies. Email: ark543@grenfell.mun.ca

It is no secret that the west coast of Newfoundland is a mecca for outdoor adventure activity in the province. Hiking, skiing, snowboarding, climbing, touring, and mountain biking are all popular activities which are thriving here. As these forms of outdoor recreation grow in popularity, so does the impacts left by each one on our natural environment.

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Invitation to Research Reports

 

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INSIGHT-BLOG is now happy to host a new section: Research Reports.

If you are a Grenfell Campus researcher (faculty, staff, or student) and want to let people know about your work outside of our normally scheduled programming we invite you to submit your story to our Research Reports section of the blog.

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