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  • Planning the last-mile: Improving urban freight delivery using cyclelogistics 

    Dixon, Dennis Aaron (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-05)
    The purpose of this study is to inform urban planners on innovative methods for last-mile freight movement within dense urban environments. An online survey was distributed to employees of logistic service providers to ...
  • Delineating karst groundwater flow paths by fluorescent dye tracing on Quadra Island, BC 

    Temos, Nicholas; Dean, Nicole; De Laplante, Ghislain; McIntyre, Mirjana; Hamre, TJ; Rossetto, Cameron; Fraser, Andrew (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    In the Fall of 2019 a dye trace was conducted at three sink points and four springs near Stramberg Farm, Quadra Island BC. The goal of the project was to delineate subsurface flow paths to better understand the recharge ...
  • Regional hydrogeology of Illusion and Spider Lake area 

    Dean, Nicole; McIntyre, Mirjana; Rossetto, Cameron; Schluessel, Kurt; Stearn, Michael (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    In British Columbia, many aquifers occur in unconsolidated sediments prone to contamination and over-extraction. In the Nanaimo Lowlands, understanding of subsurface sediments is regionally constrained by the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fantasy Island 

    Grant, Jannine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    Fantasy Island is a collection of poems by Vancouver Island University student and Nanaimo resident Jannine Grant exposing the illusions and impacts of colonialism on Vancouver Island and beyond. Historic and ongoing ...
  • Can speleothems assist in unravelling the paleoclimatic history of coastal British Columbia? 

    Dean, Nicole (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    Paleoclimate reconstruction is an important tool used by climate scientists in order to understand and predict past, modern and future climate-related issues. Proxies, such as speleothems, can help us to form these climate ...
  • Changes in gene expression and development in response to naphthenic acid exposure in Drosophila melanogaster 

    Madge, Evan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-11)
    Poster highlighting research investigating if exposure to naphthenic acids (NAs), a significant environmental contaminant found in oil extraction waste water, can affect the egg-to-pupal stage maturation rate of Drosophila ...
  • Generational perception of hospitality industry jobs 

    Rizzo, Amanda (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster highlighting research on how working conditions in hospitality have influenced the perception of industry jobs among the millennial and baby boom generation.
  • Technology in the hotel industry 

    Chidgey, Naomi (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring technology in the hotel industry, including: types, how guests experience it, security and costs, benefits, and the evolution and future.
  • Peer advisory leaders: Exploring the benefits of peer mentorship 

    Arntson, Nakeeta; Robertson, Alex; Robinson, Christian; Segui, Carlos (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster looking at the effects of peer to peer mentorship on second-year nursing students with a specific focus on emotional response, overall well-being, and psychomotor skill confidence and competence.
  • Risky behaviours in youth 

    Lumley, Joshua; Day, Michaela; Compagna, Kelsey; Gutsche, Bernhard (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring what aspects of youths' environments have an impact on their engagement in risky behaviours, and the P.A.R.T.Y. Program, which is a program designed for Grade 10 students which aims to inform students about ...
  • Problems faced by students while studying physics 

    Kaushal, Ruchika (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Slides from a presentation which explored the basic issues and challenges faced by students while studying physics during their high school years, and how can these difficulties be overcome, as reported by current VIU students.
  • 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 ...
  • Walking between two worlds 

    Warwick, Paige; Briggs, Kelsey; Spyker, Jade; Flatla, Ricky (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring how health care professionals can seek a better understanding of the experiences that Indigenous peoples in their local community face when walking in the two worlds.
  • Inside the minds of adolescents: Comprehensive school health 

    Dean, Jessie; Patenaude, Alycia; Smith, Emilia; Tippett, Kelsea; Varghese, Sherin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring research about how to engage adolescents in education regarding mental health and well-being.
  • Confronting vicarious trauma 

    Davies, Brittney; Deroy, Jen; Hug, Stephanie; Court, Jenner (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Ongoing exposure to the re-telling of traumatic events in their student’s lives can result in vicarious trauma for teachers. Can developing a personal practice for educators through mindfulness trainings help reduce teacher ...
  • What's on your plate? 

    Griffin, Clare; Pritchard, Jenna; Read, Vanessa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring healthy eating for families, the Canada Food Guide, and the Ladysmith Family & Friends (LaFF) program.
  • We like to move it! 

    Bodenham, Amanda; Deans, Bobbi; MacFadgen, Kelsey; Saroya, Gagan; Saroya, Harman (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring research about whether grade five is the best age group to implement health promotion initiatives to ensure sustainability after the project has completed.
  • 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.
  • A sound constitution through social marketing 

    de Carvalho, Lindsay; Dhiman, Manisha; Mahmoudi, Niloufar; Mahmoudi, Sanaz; Mayo, Isaiah; Miller, Kristin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring research on what influences a person's decisions on which behaviours to change, and whether radio is an effective media.

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