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

Recent Submissions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Learning to live with learning disabilities: My story 

    Louch, Donald (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Growing up I was diagnosed with a number of disabilities and was told that I would not be passing grade 6. However, after struggles and not giving up I was able to overcome these disabilities!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Genetic diversity of spotted-tailed quolls (Dasyurus maculatus) at 11 microsatellite loci 

    Elphinstone, Melanie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting research into the genetic diversity of the spotted-tailed quoll (Dasyurus maculatus), an endangered species found in eastern Australia. The objectives of the project are to quantify the genetic diversity ...
  • Characteristics of luxury tourism market 

    Jaeger, Linus (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring the growing trend of luxury travel.
  • 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.
  • Tourism development in Saudi Arabia: What lessons can Saudi Arabia learn from Dubai about developing tourism? 

    Alyami, Jalawi (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring tourism in Saudi Arabia in comparison to tourism in Dubai.
  • Yoga tourism: A journey of physical, mental, and spiritual development 

    Yang, Qi-Kuan (Brant) (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting a study to identify yoga tourism, to understand why it is a niche market, and to consider opportunities to promote this activity to a wider audience.
  • 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.
  • Health promotion project: Bridging the gap where knowledge is lost in healthcare 

    Hillyer, Margaret; Bradbury, Kyla; Zimich, Erin; Thomas, Georgia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting a group of nursing students' experience promoting a health and wellness program to the Nanaimo community, specifically to acute care healthcare professionals.
  • 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.
  • Indigenous tourism and the Heiltsuk Nation 

    Clifton, Evangeline (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting the tourism industry in the Heiltsuk Territory.
  • Characteristics of medical tourism in South Korea 

    Shen, Zhongyi (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Medical tourism is a tourist service based on the themes of medical care, rehabilitation, and cultivation. It helps to drive the development of related industries, create jobs and create huge economic benefits for ...

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