Posts Tagged: research

Meeting the Minds—Gail Leicht

Gail Leicht is the Research Ethics Officer of the Research Centre of AU.  She is also the Secretary and Coordinator for the Research Ethics Board (REB), as described in the interview.  Here we get to know about an integral member of the AU community.  Let’s start with your background.  What can you tell us, and… Read more »

Meeting the Minds–Jim Sellers

Jim Sellers is the Project Manager for the Athabasca River Basin Research Institute.  He was born in Edmonton and works at Athabasca University.  Here we get to know about another wonderful member of our online community. To start, what makes you you? Where are you from and what’s your background? I am a native Edmontonian,… Read more »

Does Wikipedia Have a Place in Academic Research?

If you are a certain age—before the Internet was a “thing”—you  probably remember reaching for and thumbing through a cumbersome volume of an encyclopedia to help you with an assignment or essay.  During the mid to late 1990s, encyclopedias evolved by appearing on CD-ROM.  Jumping ahead a bit more, traditional printed encyclopedias became a relic… Read more »