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Research is an Infinite Loop

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posted on 01.09.2010, 00:00 authored by Theodore Davis
This picture does not speak of the immediate research that I am currently pursuing through UIC, it does however speak with a metaphorical tone to my observation of research as a whole. Originally created as a self initiated visualization of the concept 'Inquiry by Design' - I created a short slideshow of ones quest to fill the holes of a piece of Swiss Cheese. In the end, the perfect match was an olive, which upon closer examination also has holes in it, thus leading to a new problem which holds an answer through research. An infinite loop of exploration, if one is so curious.

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Finalist in 2009 in The Image of Research, a competition for students in graduate or professional degree programs at UIC, sponsored by UIC's Graduate College and the University Library. Images of award recipients and honorable mention images on exhibition in the Richard J. Daley Library and the Library of the Health Sciences, April 16-May 12, 2009.

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01/01/2009

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