Six Undergraduate Researchers from the USF Music Research and Testing Lab Earn Excellence in Research Awards
Friday, April 27, 2018
Six undergraduate research students working in the Music Research and Testing Lab
(MRTL) under Dr. Jennifer Bugos have received Excellence in Research Awards from the
Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) after they presented their work at the Undergraduate
Research Symposium held on April 19.
The award acknowledges the student researchers for their outstanding research and presentation of their work.
Award winners Daisy Solis, Lindsay Power, Adriana Melgen, and Carla Formoso Pico shared their research poster "A Novel Inhibition Measure for Preschool Children" while Kayla Li and Hiwot Zewdie presented their project "Auditory Processing Interventions on Musical Nuance Perception in Older Adults" at the Symposium.
In all, 13 of Bugos' undergraduate student researchers presented a total of six projects. Additional research presentations were made by Brittany Long, Christina Stokes, Jessica Shetterly, Sara Skinner, Angela Zhu, Gisselle Palaca, and Tien Pham.
The student's research included topics and data from their collaboration with Bugos, such as the association between music and language learning, and reporting on the impact of music as a cognitive intervention for adults with Parkinson's disease.