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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Nursing students at VIU: Healthy U Cowichan 

      Boland, Candace; Savage, Samantha; Ralfs, Alexandra; O'Halloran, Trish; Stewart, Courtenay (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
      As a group of nursing students working in the community at VIU Cowichan, Healthy-U seeks to learn what the most common and significant student stressors exist for the student population.
    • Object oriented programming with a limited instruction set 

      Roberts, Eric; Pye, Justin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
      Poster detailing project to design a compiler for a simple stack based computer (SSBC) which will take high level language with object oriented features, such as C++, and compile it into SSBC machine code. This shows that ...
    • On the streets: A pilot study on community initiatives in downtown Nanaimo 

      Inglis, Amanda; White, Charlotte (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
      Poster highlighting research about the impact of homelessness and its associated community initiatives on businesses in downtown Nanaimo.
    • 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.
    • Optimizing fungal isolation methods: Can we apply fungal collection and isolation methods to an invasive orchid species? 

      Twiname, Cassandra (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2020)
      Poster highlighting research to investigate if fungal collection, isolation and dehydration methods from the Southern hemisphere can be used to identify the species of mycorrhizae that associate with an invasive orchid ...