MyNetResearch Announces the Results of its Doctoral Students Research Competition

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MyNetResearch.comâ„¢, the leading global collaborative research community, announces the winners of its 2008 Doctoral Students Research Competition.

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It was exciting to see the truly innovative research in the submissions, the leading research management and global collaboration website, recently announced the winners of its inaugural MyNetResearch Doctoral Award Competition. Winners were selected based on the most outstanding and innovative research proposals with the potential to lead to advancements in the authors' respective fields of study.

"The review committee was impressed by the high caliber of proposals from which we had to select," said Dr. Simmers, Professor of Management at Saint Joseph's University, a member of the review board. "These awards recognize the best of the 45 submissions. We congratulate the doctoral students and their thesis advisors."

Each winner received a $1,000 research stipend and one year's free premium membership to MyNetResearch. The three winners were:

  • Prachand Shrestha, Iowa State University, Bio-mimicry: Wood-Rot Fungal Saccharification of Cellulose for Bioethanol Production. Advisor: Dr. J (Hans) van Leeuwen.
  • Hua Qin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The Impacts of Rural-to-Urban Labor Migration on the Rural Environment in Chongqing, Southwest China. Advisor: Dr. Courtney G. Flint.
  • Jamie Patrice Joanou, Arizona State University, Street children and Cityscapes: The use of photovoice as a collaborative method with children living and working on the streets of Lima, Peru. Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Swadener.

Three honorable mentions received a year's free Premium membership to MyNetResearch. They were:

  • Eric Mandelbaum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Architecture of Learning.
  • Rakesh Babu, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Impediments to Academic Outcomes of Blind Students in Web-Enhanced Instruction Environments.
  • Lindsay Orr, University of Minnesota, Dietary Fat, Estrogens and the IGF Signaling Pathway, and Breast Cancer Risk.

"It was exciting to see the truly innovative research in the submissions," said Dr. Bay Arinze, Senior Editor of MyNetResearch. "These diverse and innovative proposals are reflective of the popularity of MyNetResearch among doctoral students worldwide."

Maliha Zaman, a Doctoral student in Management agrees, "MNR has helped me manage my overall dissertation process more effectively."

With its powerful suite of search, collaboration, and research management tools, has quickly become the premier online research portal for goal-oriented researchers, with thousands of member researchers from 95 countries.

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