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    • Language connotations in the media and the impact on fear of terrorism 

      Kenney, Liam; Kainth, Kyle; Rogers, Brendan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2020)
      Poster exploring the language used by Canadian media when describing terrorist activities.
    • Leaders learning together 

      McIntyre, Jessica (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 3/30/2016)
      Poster highlighting a project which involved an inclusive art event for children called Common Threads and a follow up focus group with event leaders.
    • Leading the trend in space tourism 

      Oussoren, Ruben (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
      Poster exploring space tourism as a developing industry and its potential as a new trend in adventure tourism.
    • Learning to live with learning disabilities: My story 

      Louch, Donald (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
      Growing up I was diagnosed with a number of disabilities and was told that I would not be passing grade 6. However, after struggles and not giving up I was able to overcome these disabilities!
    • 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.
    • Local hyperparasitism: Mites found on flat flies carried by 29 species of birds 

      Simard-Provençal, Samuelle (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2020)
      Poster highlighting a research study to look at and characterize the hippoboscid flies and their hyperparasitic mites from birds on Vancouver Island.
    • Magmatic evolution of volcanic rocks near Stocking Lake, Ladysmith 

      Dean, Nicole; Young, Max; Strom, Maegan; Ahl, Dylan; Lee, Jessica; Guo, Zitian (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
      The Stocking Lake area, located south of Ladysmith, B.C., has been previously mapped as middle Devonian Nitinat formation belonging to the Sicker arc volcanics, and hosting an intrusion of Upper-Triassic Mount Hall Gabbro. ...
    • Mapping Garry oak ecosystems within the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region 

      Croxall, Roxanne; Shearing, Rachelle (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
      The Garry oak ecosystem mapping project aims to gain a better understanding of the location and extent of Garry oak ecosystems (GOEs) within the UNESCO designated Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region (MABR). This project will ...
    • Mental health literacy 

      Skutnik, Tiah; Nemanishen, Helena; Gerein, Leisel; Raymond, Tara; Ryder, Shanice (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
      Poster created by third year nursing students exploring the following questions: 1. Does increased mental health literacy enhance resiliency in university students? 2. Would mandatory counseling sessions throughout their ...
    • Microplastic prevalence at Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes personatus) spawning beaches on eastern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada 

      Murphy, Olivia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2020)
      The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of microplastics in selected sand lance “spawning” beaches (locations where sand lance eggs were observed), “non-spawning” beaches (locations where sand lance ...
    • Millennials in travel 

      Stevens, Rebecca (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
      Poster highlighting the preferred travel experiences of the millennial generation.
    • The "Milner 4" & the approaches of coastal archaeology 

      Bérubé-Robert, Alex; Love, Adam; Spicer, Chantelle; Stuart, Victoria (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
      Poster highlighting archaeological project at Milner Gardens. In conjunction with Aquilla Archaeology, students from VIU assisted in an impact assessment and inventory at the property with the objectives of identifying ...
    • Modelling and assessing aquifer vulnerability for the Spider Lake region 

      Lokken, Knut; Lindberg, Sonja; Decker, Megan; Wagner, Luke; Lee, Jessica (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
      The Spider Lake region is an important source of groundwater for the surrounding communities of Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Much of their potable water comes from groundwater. The quality of the groundwater is dependent ...
    • Mossterious 

      Willison, Brianna; Knudsen, Ryan; Giroux, Vic (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 3/30/2016)
      A poster created to help others understand how ecologically beneficial moss is to the natural environment, featuring the mosses found on the Vancouver Island University campus.
    • Nanaimo Group sedimentary basin analysis 

      Fraser, Andrew; Groat Saluk, Kyle; Henderson, Graeme; Kimbley, Mikael; Johnston, Byron (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
      There is considerable disagreement amongst geologists about the type of sedimentary basin involved during the Nanaimo Group formation. This poster presents information about possible sedimentary basin types and sources.
    • Neonicotinoids in Canada 

      Bachen, Curtis; Beaulne, Justine; Eaton, George; Kirk, Mackenzie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
      Poster designed to bring awareness to the use and viability of neonicotinoids. Using a Canadian perspective, the history, regulation, and impact of these pesticides are addressed.
    • Neuromarketing: A violation of human rights 

      States, Donna (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
      Poster exploring research on neuromarketing, which invokes many ethical considerations.
    • North America's marijuana tourism: Characteristics of the target market 

      Duck, Maggie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
      Poster exploring the characteristics of marijuana toursim in North America.
    • Not in my backyard? Resident perceptions on supportive social housing 

      Hagen, Jenna; Haynes, Sally; Freedman, Jack (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
      Poster presenting research into perspectives of surrounding residents about the Uplands Drive Social Housing Complex in Nanaimo, B.C. The goal of the project was to explore whether there was a change in perspective from ...
    • Not yourself when you're hungry?: Hunger induced cognitive and emotional states 

      Crann-Adair, Sarah (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
      Poster exploring research into hunger induced cognitive and emotional states.