Posters from CREATE 2017, which took place on Wednesday, March 29th.

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  • Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) | Association des étudiant(e)s infirmières du Canada (AEIC) 

    Shaff, Keeley; Rosche, Madalynn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster giving information about the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) including information about the association's national conferences in Winnipeg, Manitoba (2017) and at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, ...
  • Ecotourism: A modern industry for the modern age 

    Alsarra, Khalid (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster highlighting research which asked the question: "How can ecotourism be developed without harming the physical and socio-cultural environment?" The research explores the benefits and drawbacks of ecotourism and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Refugee intake in Canada 

    Gates, Natalie; Rogers, Lauren (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster about refugee intake in Canada, including information about methods of sponsorship, laws and policies, and challenges.
  • Predictors of Facebook cyberbullying in female university students 

    Sumando, Christopher; Bains, Jason (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster detailing research into factors that can predict cyberbullying in females. This study examined the relationship between cyberbullying and three variables: fear of missing out, stress, and self-esteem.
  • Prosocial conformity within social groups 

    Horsley, Katelyn; Shakirae, Sharine; Bowen, Nicole; Blow, Courtney (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster highlighting research into donation behaviour. This study examined how both social identification and peer generosity influences giving behaviour.
  • 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 ...
  • Cedar weaving and Coast Salish weaving 

    Joe, Adrienne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster comparing Cedar bark weaving and Coast Salish loom weaving.
  • Screen tourism in South Korea 

    Wang, Siyu (Kaity) (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster exploring the trend of screen tourism in South Korea and the use of Korean drama as a marketing tool by the government to attract more tourists to the country.
  • Healing the brain: Mild traumatic brain injury in central Vancouver Island adolescents 

    Inglis, Amanda; Spence, Jessylee (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster highlighting project to help the Nanaimo Brain Injury Society expand its services, especially in relation to mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) in youth aged 15-19. Research was conducted through a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Has increased airport security harmed or benefited US tourism? 

    Al-Hadeethi, Hussein (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster presenting information about changes made to airport security after the events of September 11, 2001, and the effects these changes have had on the tourism and travel industry.
  • Fostering success 

    Barclay, Ruby (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster outlining a project to partner with the Tuition Wavier Program at Vancouver Island University to create a campus of support for students who have experienced government care.
  • The potential effects of climate change on the habitat range of the Vancouver Island marmot (2017) 

    Thelin, Larissa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster presenting a research project to calculate and map the Vancouver Island marmot's current potential habitat range as well as the projected habitat range based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) ...
  • Inclusion canoe and kayak in Nanaimo, BC 

    Nikitovic, Anne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster highlighting a project to help establish inclusion-friendly, socially responsible sports and recreation clubs by collaborating with community organizations to make their programs more accessible and inclusive. The ...
  • D is for differences 

    Chicorelli, Jen (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster outlining a project to develop a series of presentations teaching Kindergarten and Grade One students that it is okay to be different. The vision is that by acknowledging, discussing, and celebrating differences, ...
  • Re-creation through recreation: Exploring contemporary perspectives of Indigenous leisure 

    Peterson, Britta (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster highlighting research into what role leisure plays in the development of cultural identity for Coast Salish Indigenous peoples.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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