Thursday, March 4, 2021
10am to 3pm (Eastern Time) | Free Event

International mobility accelerates the creation and dissemination of knowledge, allowing students and researchers to participate in unique academic opportunities. In addition to facilitating research mobility, Carleton University hosts hundreds of visiting scholars from around the world every year.

Carleton International is pleased to organize the International Research Mobility Symposium. This virtual event brings together Carleton students and faculty, as well as international visiting scholars, to showcase their research and to discuss the benefits and impacts of inter-cultural experiences.

Presentations will focus on a variety of topics, including climate change, the Sustainable Development Goals, Andean music, firearm culture and policies, virtual reality, cyber-sickness, behavioral economics, urban sprawl, and much more. Speakers include scholars from Africa, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East, and Carleton University.


A: Research and Intercultural Experience | 10:00 to 11 | Video

Introduction and Welcome
Dr. L. Pauline Rankin, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Stories and Lessons from a Lifetime of Academic Mobility
• Dr. Fraser Taylor, Distinguished Research Professor, Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

My Visit to Carleton University in 2019
• Dr. Artur Demchuk, Associate Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Live Transatlantic EU-Canada Relations
• Dr. Dirk De Bièvre, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Antwerp, Belgium

♦ MC: Dr. Karen Schwartz, Associate Vice-President (Research and International)

B1: Music, Museums and Virtual Reality | 11:05 to 11:50 | Video

Secretive Indigeneities: Soy campesino, soy de las montañas
•  1. Heather Horak, Master Student (MA), Carleton University

The Marie Curie Effect: Gender, Technology, and Museums
•  2. Sophie Kühnlenz, PhD candidate, University of Cologne, Germany

Exploring Novel Interactions for Virtual Reality
•  3. Johann González, PhD student, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

♦ Chair: Dr. Karen Schwartz, Associate Vice-President (Research and International)

B2: Frozen Ground, Urban Sprawl and Russia-West Relations | 11:05 to 11:50  | Video

Frozen Grounds & Landscape Evolution in the Central Andes
•  4. Sebastian Ruiz-Pereira, PhD Candidate, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Our Common Challenge: Reflections on Urban Sprawl and Sustainable Cities
•  5. Georgette Atakorah, PhD Candidate, University of Ghana, Ghana

Political Relations Between Russia and the West
•  6. Krzysztof Żęgota, Assistant Professor, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

♦  Chair: Dr. Onita Basu, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Design

TIME OFF | Noon to 13:00
C1: Financial System, Canada’s Brand | 13:00 to 13:45  | Video

The Global Financial System Under Derivatives Contracts

•  7. Fernando Barcellos, Master Student, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Behavioral Economics: An Evolutionary Paradigm in Economics
•  8. Dr. Yadollah Dadgar, Professor of economics, University, Iran

Canada’s Brand Personality: a Latin American perspective
•  9. María Ibáñez, PhD Student, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile

♦  Chair: Dr. Shaobo Ji, Associate Dean, Research and International & Professor, Information Systems, Sprott School of Business

C2: SDGs, Efficient Communication and US Gun Policies | 13:00 to 13:45  | Video

Spectators or Participants: The Role of Business and Accountants’ in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
•  10. Theodora Aryee, PhD student, University of Ghana, Ghana

Looking for more Efficient Ways for Communication: the Sky is the Limit
•  11. Dr. Omid Abbasi, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran

Researching Across Divides – My Fieldwork with the National Rifle Association (USA)
•  12.  Noah S. Schwartz, PhD Candidate, Carleton University

♦  Chair: Dr. Carol Payne, Associate Dean, Research and International, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

D: Research Mobility & Visiting Scholar: At a glance | 13:50 to 14:00  | Video

• Dr. Sylvie Jasen, International Projects Coordinator, Carleton International
• Ms. Yvonne Clevers, International Research Agreements and Mobility Coordinator, Carleton International

♦  Chair: Carlos Vargas, International Outreach Manager, Carleton International

E1: Kinematic Equations, Signature Scheme, Virtual Sickness, Career Reflections | 14:05 to 15:00  | Video

A New Approach for Calculating Kinematic Equations of Four-bar Mechanisms

•  13. Mirja Rotzoll, PhD Student, Carleton University

Security Analysis of the Rainbow-eta Signature Scheme
•  14. Gustavo Zambonin, PhD student, University of Ottawa

Cybersickness in Virtual Reality
•  15. Fernanda Tostes, Master student, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

How Carleton boosted My Career in Six Months
•  16. Suxer Lazara, Master Student (MSc), Universidad de la Habana, Cuba

♦  Chair: Dr. Maria DeRosa, Professor, Chair of the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

E2: Reproductive Movement in Ireland, Ghrelin and Female Mice, X-Ray Breast Imaging | 14:05 to 15:00  | Video

Storytelling, Strategies, and Success: The Case of Reproductive Rights Movement in Ireland

•  17. Alexandra Lamb, PhD Student, Carleton University

Effect of Chronic Ghrelin Administration in Female Mice
•  18. Gayathri Subramanian, PhD Student, Northwestern University, United States

Investigating the Energy Disposition in X-Ray Breast Imaging Using Computer Simulations: from cells to the whole
•  19. Rodrigo Massera, PhD student, University of Campinas, Brazil

♦  Chair: Dr. Sylvie Jasen, International Projects Coordinator, Carleton International

End | 15:00

For questions, please contact:

Carlos Vargas
International Outreach Manager
Carleton International, Carleton University