Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Common site planning initiatives for Abbey Gardens and Peterborough GreenUP
by Karen Fox, Gordon Halsey, Brook Schryer, Guoyun Xie, Kristen Potter, Kristeen McTavish, Matthias Purdon and Dennis Badeen., Date of Project Completion: May 14, 2014., Completed for: Abbey Gardens & Peterborough GreenUP; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes appendices., SUST 5002HW.
An urban food forest for Peterborough
by Taylor Mackey., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: Peterborough GreenUP; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., n/a (Paid Research Assistantship)
Market feasibility study
This report explores the feasibility of car sharing in Peterborough through a market analysis of other car sharing organizations - Montreal/Quebec's CommunAuto and Toronto's Autoshare, [sic] examining car sharing surveys and designing and administering a car sharing survey to Trent University students. By exploring market niches, the patterns and demographics of char sharing customers, and the geographical layout of the city and its infrastructure, it has been concluded that the [sic] a car sharing organization in Peterborough would not be a viable business., 1) Executive summary -- 2) Target market: Researching car sharing customer profiles -- 3) Trent survey: Are Trent University students a potential market niche? -- 4) Is Peterborough fit for char sharing? -- 5) Conclusion -- 6) References -- 7) Appendix section., Presented By: Kim Vu., Date of project completion: April 10, 2000., Presented to: Professor Ahlstrand and Community Opportunity & Innovation Network., Includes bibliographic references.
Food security resources
Working with Meal Exchange, the authors' research surrounded food security and hunger. This research involved examining what food security is (specifically what this means from a youth lens), how this is a complex issue, how this has arisen, what is being done from a community level (specifically in Peterborough) and what resources exist that try to address these issues., by Ashley Black and Jean Haley. --, Includes: Final research paper; Suggested readings; Bibliography., Completed for: Amanda Ono at Meal Exchange; Superivising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes references., CAST 334H, The Canadian food system, Community-based research project.
Economic impact that local artists and art organizations have on the City of Peterborough
The economic impact of local artists and art organizations is a fairly new topic of study. The purpose of this paper [sic] two fold. Firstly, [sic] examine how to conduct an economic impact study of the arts and second, answer three key research questions that are necessary in doing so [sic]., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction. Definitions. Research questions. Literature review. Economic geography and cultural economics. The Arts and its impact on communities. Local artists and art organizations. Methodological literature. Summary -- Methodology. Timeline. Sample. Surveys. Problems encountered -- Results. Local artist survey variables. Local art organization survey variables. Question 1. Question 2. Question 3. Survey results -- Limitations and recommendations -- Conclusions -- Bibliography. Appendix A: Maps. Appendix B: Survey results. Appendix C: Manual., by Tara Johnson. --, Includes bibliography; literature review; final research report., Completed for: David Robertson, Peterborough Arts Umbrella ; Alan Brunger, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project completion: April 2004., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Provincial groundwater monitoring network
Trevor Padgett. --, Includes bibliography., The purpose of the report is to delineate locations of the most suitable overburden well sites within the ORCA watershed which could act as significant monitoring sites for overburden groundwater based on specific capacity and susceptibility criteria. The long term goal of this study will be to set up a long term monitoring program within the watershed that will sustainably represent the overburden storage of water., Includes bibliographic references., Geography 440, Community-based research project.
Evaluation of pedagogical strategies
The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not the Outdoor Education Centre at Camp Kawartha is effective in its mandate: teaching children to know more about and care more for the natural world., by Kelly O-Neill-MacLellan. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Camp Kawartha; Professor Jackie Solway, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., IDST 370, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
Ontario Disability Support Program and The Natural Blends Cafe trainee program
The research paper contains both the results of an evaluation of the Natural Blends Cafe training program and a discussion of the impacts of the Provincial Government's social policies on the program., Includes: Final research report., Completed for: Dianne Woodruff at Natural Blends Cafe Trainee Program; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of submission: March 2004., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 477, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project
Peterborough
by Adam Ruck., Prepared for: The Youth Career Centre, the T.C.C.B.C. and Geography 470., Includes bibliography., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
Domestic violence
The purpose of this project is to expand the opportunities for victims of 'family violence' by increasing the networks of fiancial support for the rural Outreach Committee., Introducing the project -- Methodology -- Introducing the ROC -- Case specific terminology -- A 'blue print for success' -- Sample funding proposal -- Government strategies -- Potential funding sources -- Future recommendations -- Conclusions and critical reflections., by Joel Gunther and Erin Wringer. --, Includes final research report., Completed for: Rural Outreach Committee ; supervising Professor: Jessa Chupik, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2006., Includes bibliographic references (p. 29)., CAST 477: Community-Based Research Project.
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.
Food storage needs assessment research report for the Seasoned Spoon
Since the Seasoned Spoon started in February of 2003, it has had a major food storage challenge. It has had very limited and inadequate space to store and preserve food. This lack of storage and preservation methods has impeded the Seasoned Spoon from providing as much locally grown, organic and affordable food as possible - as outlined in the Seasoned Spoon mandate. In locating areas for the Seasoned Spoon to store its food and in understanding and undertaking other food preservation methods, the Seasoned Spoon will further be able to contribute to the underlying goals of a sustainable food system., Section 1: Introduction. Purpose. Importance of food storage and preservation. Current food storage/preservation situation at Seasoned Spoon. About food storage and preservation. Key research goals. Major findings -- Section 2: Information. Timeline. Summary of meetings with consultants -- Section 3: Analysis of results and recommendations. Avenues already explored. Suggestions for further research. Review of recommendations -- Section 4: References -- Appendices. Appendix A: Amount of food used by the Seasoned Spoon. Appendix B: Storing vegetables at home. Appendix C: Storage resources. Appendix D: List of suppliers., Prepared by Faye Ginies and Ryan DeCaire. --, Includes: final research report; appendices., Completed for: Jessi Dobyns at the Seasoned Spoon; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 13)., CAST 334H, Canadian Studies, Community-Based Research Project.

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