Abha Basargekar, Joshua Danoff, Sue Oh, Zoe Roertson, and Shannon Savell advanced to the Final Round of the Grad Thesis SLAM competition!

Wed, 2023-04-19

Congratulations to our 5 psych students (out of 8 total finalists!) who advanced to the Final Round of the Grad Thesis SLAM competition! Everyone is invited to Alumni Hall from 4-6 pm on Tuesday April 18 to cheer on the eight finalists, who are competing for up to $1,000 in prizes.

o Abha Basargekar, Department of Psychology, “Autism and Autonomy”
o Joshua Danoff, Department of Psychology, “Fathers Matter: Male neurodevelopment is uniquely sensitive to care by fathers”
o Abigail Graham, Department of Chemistry, “How Does the Brain Work?”
o Valerie Michel, Systems Engineering, “Coastal Climate Change Adaptation and Social Equity: Analyzing stakeholder interactions and perspectives”
o Sueyoung (Sue) Oh, Department of Psychology, “Does Sexual Orientation Matter to Sleep?”
o Zoë Robertson, Department of Psychology, “’There’s Something Missing IN Their Brains’: The development of autism dehumanization”
o Shannon Savell, Department of Psychology, “Partners Now Parents: A new teletherapy intervention supporting couples transitioning to parenthood”
o Rachelle Turiello, Department of Chemistry, “A New Method for Age Prediction for Forensic Human Identification”

This event is free and open to the public - graduate students and postdocs across Grounds are particularly encouraged to attend! Refreshments will be provided, as well as a chance to mingle with presenters and vote on your favorite presentation.