TWU graduates receive NSERC scholarships

When the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced the results of the 2007 grant and scholarship awards, TWU grads Brittany Froese and Nicole Naples were among the named recipients for postgraduate awards.

Both students received a one-year scholarship of $17,300 towards graduate work. Froese, a Governor General's Silver medalist recipient, graduated with a math major and physics minor, and will be continuing her research in the area of applied mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at SFU, with her research topic “Applying the Homotopy Analysis Method to Non-Linear Problems in Fluid Dynamics.”

Naples will also be conducting her graduate work at SFU, but as a biology major, she will be working in the area of developmental genetics in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, with a research focus on “Identification of Regulators of Nemo kinase.”

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Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a not-for-profit Christian liberal arts and sciences university enrolling approximately 4000 students. TWU offers undergraduate degrees in 39 major areas of study ranging from biotechnology, education, nursing, theatre and music to business, communications and biblical studies. TWU's 15 graduate degrees include such areas as counseling psychology, business, theology, administrative leadership and interdisciplinary studies in English, philosophy and history.

Writer: Amber Butler

Last Updated: 2007-10-11
Author: Erin Mussolum