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  • Live-work options in light industrial areas: District of Sechelt 

    Notley, Matthew James (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04)
    The purpose of this research is to determine options for the District of Sechelt to allow for housing in light industrial zones. Light industrial areas in a community are generally not considered desirable neighbourhoods ...
  • Supporting and understanding children Who suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder in India 

    Chaphekar, Jagriti (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019)
    Social anxiety disorder (SAD)is far beyond typical shyness or fear to attempt any uncomfortable social situation; it creates intense fear about being scrutinized or embarrassed regarding that particular exposure. This ...
  • Cerebral Palsy and oral health: a missing link in enhanced quality of life 

    Ross, Ellen Barbara (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019)
    This applied graduate project has been developed to help the parents, families and caregivers of children with cerebral palsy (CP) better understand the special care needs associated with CP so they can assist with daily ...
  • VIU Mariners athletics 

    Douglas, Michaela; McComb, Emily; Thompson, Alison (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster outlining varsity teams at Vancouver Island University.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Planning for a quality life: A theoretical approach to quality of life research in community planning 

    Dixon, Marilyn Emily (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04)
    For many years measuring Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been the standard to which success has been defined by cities and countries alike. Economic brilliance however, can only take us so far. Measuring quality of life ...
  • 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.
  • Strategies to promote inclusive education in public schools of Punjab 

    Panag, Gagandeep (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    The purpose of the present project was to determine different strategies which can be helpful to promote Inclusive Education (IE) in public schools of Punjab. The selection of the topic of IE aims to understanding the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • The butterfly effect in senior's care home facilities 

    Cross, Dylan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-10)
    Poster exploring how making small changes in seniors' care home facilities, such as removing the institutional feeling by updating the decor with colourful walls and images, encouraging positivity, and implementing music ...
  • 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.
  • Does one size fit all? A comparative assessment of urban containment boundaries on Vancouver Island, B.C. 

    Barry-Thibodeau, Larissa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-02)
    This study investigates urban containment boundaries as a tool for local and regional growth management on Vancouver Island, BC. Using a regional and local comparative analysis approach, urban containment boundary (UCB) ...
  • Strategies used by teachers in India that create deep fear of failure in students 

    Sharma, Renu (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster highlighting research about what VIU students from India report as the teacher-generated conditions that they experienced in high school that appeared to be part of strategy to create deep fear of failure; as ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Preparing students for global context of education and employment 

    Kaur, Mandeep (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019-04-09)
    Poster highlighting a research project exploring the factors responsible for the lack of equity in the quality of education for students in India.
  • 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 ...