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Physics Seminar with Dawn Meredith - Physics for the Life Sciences

Author: Penny Davenport

Posted on May 22, 2019

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UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204.

Dawn Meredith, Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, University of New Hampshire, will speak on 'Physics for the Life Sciences.'

Dawn Meredith's research in Physics Education focuses on topics such as problem solving, uncovering students' initial ideas about physics, the role of active learning and conceptual understanding, and how beliefs about knowledge and learning impact student behaviour. Her biggest projects have been designing and assessing curriculum in two interdisciplinary courses: introductory calculus/physics and introductory physics for life science students. In this talk, Dawn will convey the approaches that have been used for the life science students studying physics and discuss the evidence that they work.  

Please join us for Colloquium tea in P203 beforehand.

 

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Contact: Penny Davenport

Email Address: physics@unb.ca