Projects from CREATE 2018, which took place on Wednesday, April 11th & Thursday, April 12th.

Recent Submissions

  • Climate change and the BEC zones: A study of climate change effects on the CDFmm and CWHxm BEC subzones 

    Deland, Jean Pierre; Roy, Simon; Strom, Jeremy (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The aim of this research was to conduct various surveys and collect data at multiple locations on South Eastern Vancouver Island. The study tested the gathered data against several statistical methods and explored if ...
  • Travel purposes and preferences of Albertan tourists visiting British Columbia 

    Saunderson, Flynn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    A poster highlighting analysis of why Albertans travel to British Columbia.
  • Chinese understanding of winter tourism: An exploratory study in the Yukon Territory, Canada 

    Zhang, Xinhui (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The purpose of my research is to increase our understanding of Yukon winter tourism from a Chinese perspective and to gain insights into Chinese tourists’ trip expectations and evaluations.
  • Healthy U Nanaimo: Naloxone training 

    Dawson, Sean; Loewen, Rob; Treacy, Victoria; Van Sickle, Emma (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring the effectiveness of on-campus Naloxone training at Vancouver Island University.
  • A geochemical comparison of Ainsley Beach and Flower Ridge mafic volcanic rocks 

    McMenamin, Galen; Kinsella, Danielle; Lindberg, Sonja; Samson, Ty; Roth, Katelin; Hamre, TJ (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The goal of this project was to use geochemical analysis to identify correlations between the mafic volcanic rocks of Ainsley Beach and Flower Ridge Formation to determine if, although different units, they formed at the ...
  • Silver opportunity: Mapping exercise assets for older adults in Nanaimo 

    Yuha, Theresa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting a project to create a functional asset map connecting Nanaimo’s 65+ population with exercise assets, and to provide stakeholders with information, connections, and recommendations for programming.
  • Contact metamorphism of limestone at Open Bay, Quadra Island 

    Ng-Cornish, Jenica; Lokken, Knut; Hamre, Tennes; Temos, Nicholas; Stearn, Michael (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    On the east coast of Quadra Island, B.C. exposes metasedimentary country rock of Quatsino and/or Parsons Bay Formations intruded by the magmatic front of the Coast Plutonic Complex (CPC). The research conducted in this ...
  • Travel habits of millennial Maritimers: Canadian travel destinations 

    Smith, Aaron Russell (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The objective of this study is to define the travel and spending habits of millennials who live in the Atlantic provinces when travelling within Canada.
  • Building partnerships in health promotion 

    Werkema, Danae; Dennis, Angeline; Bhatti, Priya; Vanier, Elizabeth (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring the role of student nurses in First Nations communities, and the Four Seasons Early Years Programs provided by Kw'umut Lelum Child and Family Services.
  • Volunteer tourism (voluntourism) in orphanages 

    Burnard, Emma (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The purpose of this study is to understand the motivations of Canadian voluntourists who travel to orphanages in third world countries.
  • Germany 

    Ke, Yanfei; Alanazi, Saad; Dhillon, Simar; Xiang, Zhipeng (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster featuring a country profile of Germany.
  • VIU nursing students with Canadian Blood Services 

    Taylor, Coral; Kim, Earin; Yoon, Joanne; Gibson, Troy (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting a group of VIU nursing students' work with Canadian Blood Services for their community health practicum. The students worked alongside of CBS promoting blood donation and raising awareness of Canada's ...
  • Virtual tourism 

    Alhumud, Mohammed (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring the niche market of virtual tourism.
  • The impact of income on travel packages that include accommodation 

    Shen, Mengyu (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The purpose statement of this research poster was to determine the influence of income levels in choosing travel packages that included accommodation.
  • What is the role of nursing students in First Nations communities? 

    Dhaliwal, Rosealin; Garrey, Alexa; Scruton, Andrew (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Third year nursing students from Vancouver Island University reflect on their experience at the school and health centre of the Stz'uminus First Nation.
  • 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.
  • Sustainability: A guide to a greener life 

    Sotiropoulos, Helena (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster about sustainable tourism.
  • A geochemical comparison of basalts of Ainsley Beach, Nanoose Bay, B.C. to a back-arc basin 

    Croxall, Roxanne; Dickson, Myles; Ostapowich, Kevin; Wickman, Tim; Rossetto, Cameron (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    The aim of this study was to determine the geologic setting in which the basalts at Ainsley Beach were formed, and more specifically if they formed in a back-arc basin setting. Geochemical comparisons between selected ...
  • 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 ...
  • Is operating sustainably important for Vancouver's luxury hotel industry? 

    Shen, Mengyu (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster looking at the luxury hotel industry in Vancouver and how some hotels are adopting sustainability practices to not only reduce waste, but to also to stay competitive in the market.

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