University of Belize to Present a Wide Range of Research Findings Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 April 2013 00:00

On Thursday, April 18, students and members of faculty at the University of Belize will be making presentations on a wide range of research topics in the institution’s Third Annual Student Research Conference.

The Student Research Conference is being conducted by the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences (FMSS). The topics researched includes the Prevalence and Identification of HIV/AIDS, Risk Factors in Recovering Addicts, The Economic Impact of DFC’s MSME Loan Program on Loan Beneficiaries, Determinants of Risk in the Commercial Banking Center, Facebook’s Impact on Sales on Two Small Belize City Businesses, Texting and English: Factors Affecting Proper Writing at the University of Belize, Factors Contributing to Out District Students’ GPA, among others.

Research Conference Coordinator, Dr. Jean Briceño-Perriott, said, “One of the main objectives of the Conference is to expose the academic accomplishments of our students in the realm of research and professional development; thus, allowing our students to nurture their research capabilities and contribute to creating a tradition of research within our institution and society at large.”
The conference will take place inside the Caracol Room of the Radisson Fort George Hotel from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.