Posters presented at the VIU CREATE Conference which display the major projects completed by VIU students.

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  • The impact of income on travel packages that include accommodation 

    Shen, Mengyu (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The purpose statement of this research poster was to determine the influence of income levels in choosing travel packages that included accommodation.
  • Is operating sustainably important for Vancouver's luxury hotel industry? 

    Shen, Mengyu (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster looking at the luxury hotel industry in Vancouver and how some hotels are adopting sustainability practices to not only reduce waste, but to also to stay competitive in the market.
  • Nursing students & nutrition at Khowhemun Elementary School 

    Bailey, Tessa; Campagne, Maddy; Cote, Katie; Gardner, Kanon; Lee, Rosie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting VIU nursing students' experiences collaborating with teachers, students, and community members to implement nutrition programs at Khowhemun Elementary School in Duncan, B.C.
  • Tourism development in Saudi Arabia: What lessons can Saudi Arabia learn from Dubai about developing tourism? 

    Alyami, Jalawi (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring tourism in Saudi Arabia in comparison to tourism in Dubai.
  • An open letter on plastic waste 

    Rawji, Alim; Gruger, Melisa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Poster featuring poetry which reflects on plastic waste and an open letter to plastic manufacturers.
  • Sports tourism: An introduction to the industry 

    Uhlmann, Darryl (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster giving an introduction to the sports tourism industry.
  • B.C. Adolescent Health Survey 

    Rehman, Alyssa; Bains, Soni; Ramash, Shobha; Rideout, Susie; Downey, Kierra (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting a group of nursing students' community of practice placement where they worked alongside public health nurses to administer the McCreary Centre Society's B.C. Adolescent Health Survey to students in ...
  • Characteristics of medical tourism in South Korea 

    Shen, Zhongyi (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Medical tourism is a tourist service based on the themes of medical care, rehabilitation, and cultivation. It helps to drive the development of related industries, create jobs and create huge economic benefits for ...
  • Leisure for youth with physical disabilities 

    Andrushko, Taisa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The purpose of this research is to identify and examine the barriers to recreation and sport participation for youth with physical disabilities.
  • Contact metamorphism of limestone at Open Bay, Quadra Island 

    Ng-Cornish, Jenica; Lokken, Knut; Hamre, Tennes; Temos, Nicholas; Stearn, Michael (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    On the east coast of Quadra Island, B.C. exposes metasedimentary country rock of Quatsino and/or Parsons Bay Formations intruded by the magmatic front of the Coast Plutonic Complex (CPC). The research conducted in this ...
  • Ultramarathon runners 

    Vaudry, Kristina (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Poster about ultramarathons.
  • An introduction to the sustainable tourism market 

    Normandeau, Erin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster introducing the sustainable tourism market.
  • Genetic diversity of spotted-tailed quolls (Dasyurus maculatus) at 11 microsatellite loci 

    Elphinstone, Melanie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting research into the genetic diversity of the spotted-tailed quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), an endangered species found in eastern Australia. The objectives of the project are to quantify the genetic diversity ...
  • Indigenous tourism and the Heiltsuk Nation 

    Clifton, Evangeline (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting the tourism industry in the Heiltsuk Territory.
  • Delineating foraging areas of a surface feeding seabird 

    Osborne, Orla (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring if seabird GPS tracking can be used to identify foraging locations and provide vital information for the delineation of important seabird areas.
  • Travel habits of millennial Maritimers: Canadian travel destinations 

    Smith, Aaron Russell (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The objective of this study is to define the travel and spending habits of millennials who live in the Atlantic provinces when travelling within Canada.
  • Volunteer tourism (voluntourism) in orphanages 

    Burnard, Emma (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The purpose of this study is to understand the motivations of Canadian voluntourists who travel to orphanages in third world countries.
  • Sustainability across curricula 

    Bracken, Linda (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Poster highlighting a statistical analysis of data using a qualitative research method to understand the themes and categories in participants' responses to the questions posed at the Sustainability Across Curricula workshop.
  • Characteristics of luxury tourism market 

    Jaeger, Linus (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring the growing trend of luxury travel.
  • Global engagement and international partnership: Nursing field school to San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 

    Beaulac, Natasha; Booth, Courtney; Cowan, Jenna; Hrytsenko, Krystyna; Lee, Sally; Leuschen, Valerie; Nobert, Emily; Omae, Corinna; Warrior, Midori (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster giving details about a VIU nursing field school to San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. Students partnered with Apoyo, a non-governmental organization, to promote health and well-being in rural communities in ...

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