Faculty Travel Reports from Summer 2019

Faculty Travel Reports from Summer 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

The Global Education Center annually awards grants to faculty to present their research at conferences, collaborate with colleagues and make new connections around the world, conduct hands-on work, promote interest in UNH, and explore resources for developing a study abroad program. In 2019, faculty accomplished this in the fields of science, engineering, business, and culture. Applications for international development grants are offered in spring and fall. Learn more about each faculty member’s international work.

Name College Destination Purpose
Becky Sideman COLSA France To attend the International Symposium on Advanced Technologies and Managment for Innovative Greenhouses and present papers discussing research results relating to low-technology greenhouse production and season extension techniques.
Sherine Elsawa COLSA Egypt To work with a colleague at the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority and present a research seminar on the tumor environment in cancer.
Julie Bryce CEPS Sweden To collaborate with UNH Professor Ruth Varner to seek to work with partners at Stockholm University to set up an exchange program.
Md Shadd Mahmud CEPS England To present and discuss continuous measurement of mental health at the University of Surrey and the University of Oxford
Shawna Hollen CEPS Italy/Switzerland To travel to an international conference on 2D crystals in Rome, Italy, then to learn a new research technique and build collaborations at Universität Zürich in Switzerland
Melinda Negron-Gonzales UNHM England To present a paper at the International Kurdish Studies Conference at Middlesex University and conduct interviews with activists for a book project on human rights in Turkey
Nicole Gercke COLA Italy To research and develop a proposal for a Summer Study Abroad Program offered by the Department of Classics, Humanities and Italian Studies in Bologna, Italy, to begin in Summer 2020