Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Sensitivity of the Jackson Creek hydrologic system to climate change
If climate change occurs it could seriously impact the work and programs of Otonabee Region Conservation Authority as well as having environmental and socio-economic effects on local watersheds. This study was intended to examine the possible change in flood probabilities in the Jackson Creek sub-watershed located within the Otonabee Conservation watershed in response to increases resulting from global warming changes to rainfall depths of storms of various durations., A research report by Chris Straw. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440.
Children of the world
Project -- Project organization -- Project research process -- Project activities and events -- Project reflection -- Appendices., Jenny Chong. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., CAST 438: Community Research Placement.
Research report on
This two-part final report is a review of theoretical literature on Violence Against Women and the Aftermath of Violence. Part One of the report will identify the definitions, nature and extent of violence against women in Canada, focusing on a broad-based analysis of the problem, and recognition of its multidimensional nature., 1. Gender-based violence: an introduction -- 2. Measuring gender-based violence: methodological tools -- 3. Spousal abuse: violence against women in intimate partnerships -- 4. Sexual violence -- 5. Theoretical perspectives on violence against women -- 6. Legal response to violence against women -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. Resisting violence: coping/survival strategies -- 9. The consequences and impacts of violence -- 10. Community-based responses to domestic violence -- 11. Community-based responses to sexual violence -- 12. Community-based responses: education and general interventions -- 13. Bibliography., by Nancy Courtney ; for Peterborough Social Planning Council. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 79)., WS/CS 481: Gender, Violence and Community Initiatives in Canada.
Seniors and trail use in Peterborough, Ontario
The primary reason for the research is to determine whether seniors are currently using the trails in Peterborough and to also identify what barriers are preventing seniors from using the trails. Once the barriers are identified the creation of possible business ventures and/or programs to aid in overcoming such barriers is the aim of this endeavor., Abstract -- Literature review and midterm report (revised) -- Examination of selected literature of interest -- Project information. Topic. Client -- Purpose of the project -- Key research questions -- Study area -- Information needs -- Methods of information collection -- Methods of analysis -- Summary of methods and findings -- Seniors residences -- Interview process -- Interpretation of results -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- Sources., By Lyndsey Simpson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 25)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Peterborough foundation for culture, recreation and heritage
Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review -- Methods -- Results -- Analysis and recommendations -- Conclusions -- List of references -- Personal communication -- Appendix one -- Appendix two., by Evan Mallin ; for City of Peterborough - Recreation Division. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 17)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
KWIC's guide to global education activities in the Peterborough area
KWIC's Guide to Global Education Activities in the Peterborough Area: Edition 2000 was the central part of a student placement project of the Trent Centre for Community Based Education and the Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC). This booklet includes a listing of organizations which are involved with global education activities in Peterborough and short descriptions of their initiatives., by Mira Bachvarova., CAST 481: Community-Based Research Project.
Demand for youth recreation in Muskoka Lakes Township
Recreation is a much more important aspect of children's lives- today than previously [sic]. Today's children are not leading the active lives that young people did fifteen or more years ago., Contents -- Lists of figures and tables -- Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Bibliography -- Appendices., by Lyndsey Baxter. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 36)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Seasoned Spoon ethnography
Introduction -- Institutional history -- Mandate -- Administrative structure -- Research methodology -- Community -- Competition & opposition -- Space & location -- Food issues -- Bibliography -- Further reading -- Appendices., Hanah McFarlane., Seasoned Spoon Cafe; Supervising Professor: Anne Meneley, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30)., ANTH 491H
Redefining home
By: Jamie-Lynn Davies, Jillian Franklin, and Amanda Hafeli., Completed for: Community Living Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Sally Chivers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 455.
Rainbow Tallgrass prairie restoration project
Justine Lenze, Taylor Wilkes., Completed for Rainbow Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Project; Supervising Professor: John Fraser, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 452 - Restoration Ecology.
History within these walls
The purpose of this research was to provide a complete history of Sadleir House. Sadleir House is located at 751 George Street North in the City of Peterborough, Ontario. In addition to researching the present and former owners, the geographical impacts these individuals or groups had on the Peterborough community were also examined., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of figures and tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Literature review. 2.1 Historical geography. 2.2 Archival research. 2.3 Oral history. 2.4 Heritage. 2.5 Heritage building preservation -- Chapter 3: Methodology. 3.1 Study area. 3.2 Archival research. 3.3 Oral histories. 3.4 Ethics -- Chapter 4: Results. 4.1 Kendry Family (1892-1902). 4.2 Stratton Family (1902-1917). 4.3 Sheehy Family (1917-1963). 4.4 Trent University (1963-2002). 4.5 Peter Robinson Community and Student Association (2004-Present) -- Chapter 5: Discussion. 5.1 James Kendry. 5.2 James Stratton. 5.3 Richard Sheehy. 5.4 Trent University. 5.5 Peter Robinson Community and Student Association -- Chapter 6: Research conclusions. 6.1 Summary of findings. 6.2 Research setbacks. 6.3 Future research -- References., Tyson Richardson and Ryan Convery., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Dwayne Collins at Sadleir House; Supervisor(s): Heather Nicol & Mark Skinner, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Our urban forest
by Christopher Stygall., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Cathy Duek, Peterborough Green-Up; Supervising Professor: Prof. Stephen Hill, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., ERST 483, Community-Based Research Project.

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