Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Older Workers Project: Employer Experiences
This report presents the main results from the qualitative and exploratory study of Employer experiences of the aging workforce in the manufacturing and health care sectors in the Peterborough area during 2010-11. The purpose of the study was to identify the challenges and opportunities confronted by organizations employing older workers, and navigating the challenges of a labour pool with a high average age relative to other parts of Ontario and similar communities across Canada., Introduction and executive summary. Project organization. Method. Summary of key findings and policy directions -- Succession planning: Kim Bates. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions -- Inter-generational realtions: Alan Law. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions: Firm level. Policy directions: Civic level. Further research -- Health and safety: Tarun Dewar and Alan Law. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions -- Pensions: Alan Law and Kim Bates. Overview. Main findings. Policy directions. Research directions., Submitted by: Trent Applied Social Research Laboratory. --
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.
Rural community child care assessment project
Abstract -- Terms of reference -- Introduction -- Key research questions -- Site map (Peterborough County) -- Literature survey -- Methodology -- Results -- Site map of the Village of Norwood -- Site map of the Village of Havelock -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Suggestions for future research -- References -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices., by Amy Beath. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Indigenous community garden needs assessment
A. Survey questions -- B. Survey responses -- C. An overview of selected community garden models -- D. Researcher's reflections., By: Bennett Bedoukian. --, INDG 3860.
A feasibility study linking the Kawartha Highlands to the Kawartha Barrens
Introduction -- Signature site -- Definitions -- Methods -- Land use -- Land tenure -- Access points and infrastructure -- Recreational potential -- Socio-economic benefits -- Future conclusions -- References -- Tables -- Maps -- Photographs., by Todd Beehler. --, Presented to Ian Attridge and Allan Brunger, April 6, 2001., Dept. of Geography, Trent University 2000-01, GO 470, Research Seminar in Human Geography., Includes bibliographic references.
guide to anti-racist resources in Peterborough
An annotated bibliography of anti-racism resources located within Peterborough., Peterborough Public Library -- Stratton House Public Library -- Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board -- Community Race Relations Committee -- Kawartha World Issues Center -- Internet resources -- How to conduct anti-racism research online., by Brendan Bell., CAST 477.
Artspace approach evaluation
This paper is the researcher's account of the Artspace Critical Publications Developer project. In order to foster an atmosphere conducive to the exchange of ideas, the purpose of the project was to develop a model for a critical written component of Artspace programming, and to expand to new audiences., By Jennifer Besner. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ADMN 482H: Community-Based Research Project.
Towards best turf care practices for the City of Peterborough
The objectives of this paper are threefold: to describe current practices of the City of Peterborough and their costs; to identify best practices and; to present the relative costs of best and current practices., By Danny Beveridge. --, Includes bibliographic references., ES 383b: Community Research Placement.
The importance of local youth involvement
Title page -- Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Chpater 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Literature Review. Introduction. Geography of Poverty. Geography of Crime. United Way -- Chapter 3: Research area and methodology. Questionnaire design. Data analysis. Ethical concerns -- Chapter 4: Results and discussion. Descriptive statistics of youth respondent sample. Youth opinions and attitudes. Geographical location: Volunteering and participation patterns. Geographical location: Issues and concerns. Discussion of youth volunteering and participation patterns. Discussion of youth issues and concerns -- Chapter 5: Conclusions. Summary of key findings. Research limitations. Considerations and reflection -- References -- Appendices. Appendix 1: Youth consideration survey: Intermediate and Senior. Appendix 2: List of themes. Appendix 3: Frequency table: Total responses per question., by Alice Bickle and Amardeep Takher. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 61)., GEOG 470.
GIS based analysis of streamflow indications in the Grand River Basin
The purpose of this project was to explore the relationships between a Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) created ratio indicator and the population density of the Grand River watershed to examine [sic] the influence of population density and streamflow variability., Abstract -- Purpose -- Introduction -- Rationale. Variables rationale. Response variables -- Methods. Basin area. Main channel length. Stream density. Regulated flow. Population density. Average of the response variables -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion and recommendations -- References -- Bibliography -- Appendix I -- Appendix II -- Appendix III., A research report by Catherine Bickram ; [for] ; Bruce Pond at Ministry of Natural Resources. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 15)., GEOG 440: Research in Physical Geography.
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.
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.

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