Welcome to the 12th Annual Student Research Day

SRD 2017 text enclosed in golden torch with stars.

The 31st Annual CSU Student Research Competition was held on April 28 and 29 at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Congratulations to the CSUDH students who participated and in particular the following placewinners:

Dhanushka Kumarasinghe, undergraduate, Communications - 1st place in the Business, Economics, and Public Administration session (Undergraduate and Graduate),

Kevin Sun, Lauren Santiago, Daniella Tarankow, graduate, Occupational Therapy - 2nd place in the Health, Nutrition and Clinical Science session (Graduate),  

Lawrence Ramirez, undergraduate, Art and Design -  2nd place in the Humanities and Letters session (Undergraduate).

Congratulations to these students and their mentors: Dr. Keunyeong Kim, Dr. Claudia Peyton and Dr. Kirstin Ellsworth!

Also, many thanks to Dr. Michelle Martinez for her expertise and countless hours of hard work to prepare our students for this very competitive event. All of them were fantastic!

The winning presentations were:

Dhanushka Kumarasinghe, Come Catch Pokemon at the Celadon City Department Store!: Player Perceptions Toward  Businesses Within Pokemon Go Hotspots

Faculty Mentor: Keunyeong Kim, Communications

Kevin Sun, Lauren Santiago, Daniella Tarankow, Living with Crohn’s Disease: A Phenomenology

Faculty Mentor: Claudia Peyton, Occupational Therapy

Lawrence Ramirez, Significant Possessions: Altered States of Consciousness in Yoruba Masquerades

Faculty Mentor: Kirstin Ellsworth, Art and Design

In support of undergraduate and graduate student research, scholarship and creative activity, Student Research Day was held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 and Thursday February 16, 2017 to honor our students and faculty mentors in their pursuit of outstanding research, scholarship and creative activities. This professional conference celebrated a wide array of research disciplines.

Click here to view a February 21, 2017 article in Dateline Dominguez entitled "Student Research Day 2017 Highlights the Quality of Faculty-Mentored Research."


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2017 Results ›

  • CSUDH Representatives at System-Wide Competition
  • SRD 2017 Session Winners