Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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synthesis of the current literature on the distribution, life history, and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (osmerus mordax)
This report represents a synthesis of the current relevant literature on the life history characteristics and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in Ontario., By: Andrew Chard. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 316H, Environmental and Resource Studies, Community-based research project.
role of the Arthritis Society as a non-profit organization based in the mid-sized Ontario community of Peterborough
Introduction -- What is arthritis? -- The survey -- What is a non-profit organization? -- A brief history of the Arthritis Society -- The volunteers and others involved -- Funding -- Community orientation and support services -- Government intervention -- The future., Julie Rutledge. --, For J. Struthers, CAHI 477, April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references., CAHI 477: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
industrialization of farming
The industrialization of farming refers to the transformation whereby farms have become larger-scale, declined in number, and integrated more directly into production and marketing relationships with processors through vertical integrations. This project examines the implications of industrialized farming, including employment, crop quality, environmental impacts, and commodification of water., By: Alice Bickle, Jennie Cartwright and Janal Ingram. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 15-16)., CAST 334H, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
Youth-at-risk
The goal of this project was to compile information about programs and resources available to Jamaican youth-at-risk. The project provided a resource binder including information from the websites of various organizations working in Jamaica, in Canada, and internationally., by Kelly Pritchard. --, Includes: list of sources, resource binder, project overview report., Completed for: Marisa Kaczmarczyk at Jamaica Self-Help; Supervising professor: David Morrison, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 370, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
YWCA court support project
The purpose of this project was to help supplement local YWCA research and inform a local domestic abuse intiative interested in creating a collaborative hub. This report is broken into two sections - a literature review and a research paper, and althought the two, at first, seem unrelated, they are very much connected., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Key words -- Literature review -- Enhancing synergy between domestic abuse agencies in a multidisciplinary setting: Challenges and best practices -- Bibliography., by Rachelia Giardino. --, Completed for: YWCA Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton. Supervising Professor: Casey Ready. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliography., CAST 4770 - Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Workskhop presentation and facilitation
The purpose of this project was to develop and present a workshop and workshop manual. The key issues addressed in this workshop are food security, sustainability, and community development., Natalie Craddock, Scott Dempsey, and Lauren Woodhall. --, Includes: final research report., Completed for: Teresa Forson at the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre ; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes bibliographic references (p. 18)., Environmental and Resource Studies 334: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Workshop report
Karine Rogers, Erica Franklin, Amanda Harrison., Date of project submission: April, 2003., Completed for: OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Marg McGraw, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., WMST 387H, Community-Based Research Project.
Women, citizenship and state restructuring
Diane Billingsley. --, WS400, Prof. McGraw, April 14, 1997, Peterborough Social Planning Council., Includes bibliographic references., WS 400: Advanced Studies in Feminism and Social Justice.
Victimization of young women
Abstract -- Keywords and definitions -- Introduction -- Methods -- High risk youth -- Health issues -- Violence -- Social status -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- References., by Alice Czitrom., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service, The Victim Services Unit; Supervising Professor: Joanna Freeland, Trent University; Course Coordinator: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Completion Date: April 2010., Includes bibliographical references., FRSC 4980, Community-Based Education.
Valuing arts, culture and heritage
By: Caileigh Morrison. --, Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy. Supervising Professor: Keith Waldon, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: February 2012., Includes bibliography., Canadian Studies 3810Y: Community-Based Research Project.
VIP : Values, Influences, Peers
by Shirin Nuesslein and Nika Farahani., Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Completed for: Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre of Community-Based Education., IDST 4200Y.
Trent Vegetable Gardens' ecological irrigation project
Aimee Blyth, the coordinator of Trent Vegetable gardens and student volunteers, are currently collecting rainwater in barrels to irrigate a small 1 acre garden at Trent University. Using this method, they do not collect enough water to irrigate the garden during periods without rain., Section 1: Introduction. Purpose. Importance of ecological irrigation. The current irrigation situation. About ecological irrigation. Key research goals. Major research findings -- Section 2: Water requirements -- Section 3: Options: Securing an adequate supply of water. Rainwater harvesting. Table 1: Average summer rainfall. Well water. Otonabee River. Pond -- Section 4: Options: Pumping water. Windmill pumping systems. Solar pumping systems. Sling pumping. Treadle pumping. Traditional diesel pump powered by vegetable oil -- Section 5: Options: Distribution. Drip irrigation. Pressurized drip irrigation. Gravity drip irrigation -- Section 6: Summary of research findings and recommendations. Water requirements. Securing an adequate supply of water. Pumping water. Distribution. Table 2: Estimated costs, major advantages, and major disadvantages of water options. Table 2: Continued. Table 3: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of pumping options. Table 3: Continued. Table 4: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of distribution options. Recommendations -- Section 7: References -- Appendices., by: Ryan Ogilvie and Bryce Sharpe., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for Trent Vegetable Gardens; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references and appendices., ERST 334H, Environmental Resource Studies Department.

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