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

Recent Submissions

  • Climate change threatens the health of British Columbians 

    Gaiga, Serena; Kuzminski, Kurt; Latham, Tanys; Lightfoot, Charmaine; Nikolov, Ivo; Thomson, Dulcie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    A literature review investigated the links between climate change and the Prerequisites of Health as defined in the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion: peace, food, shelter, sustainable resources, education, ...
  • Understanding the connection between green spaces and resilience through the study of optimism, community attachment, and social support within communities 

    Wydeman, Bronwyn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    How does a connection to nature help us in times of trouble? The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between green space usage and resilience.
  • Virtual tourism 

    Alhumud, Mohammed (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster exploring the niche market of virtual tourism.
  • UX design: How are apps made with you in mind? 

    Fischer, Felicia Alana (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Interactive slides from a presentation exploring how apps are created with a user experience driven design process.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Vancouver Island without nature? 

    Seidel, Connor (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    This poster is designed to ask the following question: after conducting a visual exploration of Vancouver Island as a 'place', how can we understand Vancouver Island without the nature?
  • Aboriginal tourism of Canada 

    Swaikoski, Dylan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    The purpose of this research is to further develop understanding of the profile of travellers who are participating in Aboriginal tourism in Canada.
  • Sustainability: A guide to a greener life 

    Sotiropoulos, Helena (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster about sustainable tourism.
  • Aqueous bonding: A chemical appeal to anthropology 

    Cottell, Aislinn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Aqueous Bonding: A Chemical Appeal to Anthropology is an adventurous cross-disciplinary synthesis of poetry and science. Spoken from the anthropomorphized perspective of Chemistry itself, the narrative outlines a plea to ...
  • Plastic pollution solutions: Looking for solutions for reducing the amount of plastic debris in our oceans 

    Bowns, Victoria; Jenkins, Christine; Njigha, Nancy; Stratton, Vanessa; Telfer-Wan, Julian (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Poster highlighting a project to gain insight into what the community thinks about marine debris and plastic consumption.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Immersive experiences in hospitality managment 

    Carvalho, Ana (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Poster giving a snapshot of immersive experiences in the hospitality industry.
  • 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.
  • What are the main activities that influence millennials to travel in Canada? 

    Swtizman, Liza; Contant, Anneke; Ndlovu, Taffii; Zhang, Teresa (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    Millennials are the future of travel and could be the main reason travel destination numbers rise, or fall within Canada. This research compares the young millennial data against the data of the older millennial using a ...
  • Sexplotation: A Harvey Weinstein case study 

    Scholfield, Taylor (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    This case study aims to question the intentions of new information about sexual misconduct in Hollywood coming to light. Despite the spread of awareness, it leads one to question how many in the industry are exploiting ...
  • 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.

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