Research Collider Workshops

COVID-19 Research Collider Workshop Scheduled June 22


June 15, 2020 - The Office of Research and Innovation and Randall Library will co-host a virtual Faculty Research Collider workshop on Monday, June 22 from 9-11 a.m. This event is designed to provide a mechanism for UNCW faculty to connect, Research Collider COVID-19learn about each other’s research, scholarship, and creative work and develop new innovative ideas and potential collaboration. The June workshop focuses on UNCW's faculty-led COVID-19 research during the pandemic.

Examples range from adapting to online instruction, Employee Delight During a Pandemic, behavioral changes and more.

The first half of the event will consist of five-minute, 20-slide presentations (“Ignite” talks) by faculty on their research, scholarship, or creative work since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The second half, will provide participants the opportunity to participate in structured discussions with campus colleagues with similar research  interests to identify potential research, scholarly, and creative collaborations.

So far, confirmed presenters include:

  • Dr. Amy Garrett Dikkers, WCE
    Instructor Social Presence and Connectedness in a Quick Shift from Face-to-Face to Online Instruction
    Co-author: Sheri Conklin, WCE-ITFSE

  • Dr. Jessica Magnus, CSB
    Three unique studies including:
    1) Customer Delight During A Crisis: Understanding Delight through the Lens of Transformative Service Research-Co-authors:
    Don Barnes (MKT), Jessica Magnus (MGT), Alexandra Krallman (MKT), Lisa Scribner (MKT), & Rebecca Guidice (MGT)
    2) Employee Delight During a Crisis: The Role of Supervisor and Organizational Support on Employee Performance-Co-authors: Jessica Magnus (MGT), Rebecca Guidice (MGT), Don Barnes (MKT), & Lisa Scribner (MKT)
    3) Mindfulness Meditation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Work and Life
    -Co-authors: Jessica Magnus (MGT) & Rebeca Guidice (MGT), together with an international colleague, Carole Daniel of SKEMA Business School in France.  (MGT)
  • Dr. Nora Noel, PSY
    Behavioral Changes Related to Alcohol and Caffeine Use During the Pandemic
    Co-authors: Faith Crews, Kristen Van Swearingen, Alynna Summit and Matison McCool

  • Dr. Rachel Carroll, MAT
    Using the Power of Data Science for Real-time Spatial and Temporal Visualization and Modeling of COVID-19

  • Dr. Huili Hao, EVS
    How Do Small Businesses Cope with the Impacts of COVID-19

  • Dr. Anne Glass, SHAHS
    Intergenerational Connections During the COVID-19 Crisis

  • Dr. Thomas Williamson, CHM
    COVID-19 Drug Discovery

  • Dr. Carrie Clements, PSY
    Depression, Anxiety and Partner Violence Early on the COVID Pandemic

Dana Bell from SPARC will present SPARC funding opportunities, review the updates to SPARC pre-award and go over SPARC's new tiered services model.

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