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23rd Annual Spring Research Conference at BYU March 21

Brigham Young University’s College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences will host its 23rd Annual Spring Research Conference from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, in the Jesse Knight Building.

A special general session will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for high school students and the general public. This session will include a drawing for a free iPod, event patches and pizza. High school mathematics and science instructors and their students are especially welcome to attend.

This event will feature more than 300 graduate and undergraduate students presenting original research in a variety of fields. A few titles include:

· “DNA Origami” — Chemistry and Biochemistry

· “Active Learning In Computers” — Computer Science

· “Exploring Io, Jupiter’s Volcanic Moon” — Geological Sciences

· “Why Mathematicians Play With Bubbles” — Mathematics

· “CRT: Risky Business” — Mathematics Education

· “Ultraviolet Optics: Magnetospheres And Solar Flares” — Physics and Astronomy

· “Adaptive Clinical Trials: Don’t Stick To The Status Quo” — Statistics

A DVD showing some of the research to be presented at the conference is available at

For more information on the conference, visit

Writer: Ryan Stephens

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