Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Trent University community garden project
The primary purpose of this project was to represent research that can help to develop a community garden on Symons Campus at Trent University. The secondary purpose was to hopefully initiate many new traditions at the university and open the garden to the entire community., 1. Introduction -- 2. History of community gardens efforts at Trent University. 1.1 Location, format and status. 1.2 What can be learned from the past? -- 3. Community gardens in the Peterborough Region. 3.1 The role of the YWCA-Direct support. 3.2 Community gardens not affiliated with the YWCA. 3.3 Related educational and community development programs. 3.4 Factors contributing to success -- 4. Select community gardens outside of Peterborough. 4.1 City Farmer: Vancouver. 4.2 Montreal Community Gardens. 4.3 FoodShare: Toronto. 4.4 Strathcona Community Gardens. 4.5 Community gardens in university settings -- 5. Ecological management techniques. 5.1 Companion planting as a method for pest control. 5.2 Soil maintenance. 5.3 Heritage seed varieties -- 6. Conclusion., By: Anna Sandilands and Christina Dance. --, Date of project submission: February 26, 2001., Includes works cited., ERST 383H: Community Based Research Project.
Composting
by: Marcelina Salazar. --, Date of project submission: April 18, 2003., [Prepared for] : Prof. S. Bocking and OPIRG., Includes bibliographic references (p. 42-48)., ERSC 483, Community Research Placement.
Let's talk about menstruation
Introduction. i. The OPIRG/TCCBE project. ii. Purpose of the manual -- 1. Getting into the schools. i. Writing a letter. ii. Designing a poster. iii. Branching out. iv. Contacting schools and teachers by mail/fax/phone -- 2. The workshop. i. Keeping curriculum guidelines in mind. ii. Keeping anti-oppression principles in mind. iii. The workshop outline. iv. Materials used in the workshop -- 3. Useful information in the workshop. i. The menstrual cycle. ii. Menstrual symptoms. iii. The menstrual product industry. iv. Environmental and health effects of menstrual products. v. Government regulation of menstrual products. vi. Government menstrual tax. vii. Alternative menstrual products. viii. Suggestions/ideas for action -- 4. Resources. i. Photocopied materials. ii. Bibliography. iii. Web site chart -- 6. [sic] Recommendations & thank yous., Created by Ariella Meinhard. --, Date of project submission: April 27, 2002., A workshop manual for: Marnie Eves at Ontario Public Interest Research Group; Supervising Professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST/WMST 315, Environmental and Resource Studies/Women's Studies ; Women, Health and Environment.
Waste management from production to recycle
The document "measuring progress towards sustainability - Waste Indicators" main theme is to define waste indicators in Peterborough, Ontario. These will be used to determine what indicators are available, what they tell us and what other information is needed to reduce waste., 1. Introduction -- 2. Waste management and indicators -- 3. Definitions -- 4. Waste indicators. 4.1 Industrial waste / household waste. 4.2 Composting. 4.3 Recycling. 4.4 Landfill. 4.5 Green consumption. 4.6 Source reduction -- 5. Analysis -- 6. Recommendations -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. Appendix., by: Ikuyo Kikusawa. --, Includes: research report, presentation., Completed for: Peterborough Sustainability Network; Professor ... Stephen Bocking, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: April 5, 2006., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 483, WI2005, Environmental Studies.
Trent Valley Literacy Association report
by: Lindsay Moreau, Heather O'Neill. --, Includes: proposed student intake form; final report., Completed for: Trent Valley Literacy Association; Professor: Molly Westland, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: March 30, 2004., Includes bibliographic references., BSc Nursing.
Final paper on Titles Bookstore, George St, Peterborough
The primary purpose of this project was to research the current trends or best practices in the retail store industry pertaining to layout and design. The focus was on Titles Bookstore on George Street in Peterborough, Ontario., by Catherine Smith. --, [Prepared for] : Supervisor: Dr. Bruce Ahlstrand., Date of project submission: April 11, 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 18)., ADMN 483H: Community-Based Research Project.
Cross and community
Includes Cross and community: the development of community in St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Peterborough, Ontario -- Community development in St. Giles Church., by: Matthew Keenan. --, For: Sue Wurtele., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Rural violence report card and awareness survey
Introduction -- Literature review -- Focus group design -- Survey cover letter -- Draft survey -- Survey methodologies -- Monitoring strategies -- The community report card -- Conclusion -- Annotated bibliography -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C., by: Trent Applied Social Research; Cheryl Green ...[et al.]. --, Submitted to: The Rural Outreach Committee., Includes annotated bibliography., SOCI 495.
Affordable housing in Peterborough County
by Marisa Barnhart. --, A Trent Centre for community based education project., Includes bibliographic references (p. 41-43)., CAST 381: Community-Based Research Project.
Trail/Health Unit research study
Acknowledgements -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Overview of surrounding area -- 3.0 Literature review -- 4.0 Methods -- 5.0 Observations and results -- 6.0 Discussion -- 7.0 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., Kendra Andrews ... [et al.]., Date of project submission: April 2006., Completed for: Peterborough County City Health Unit; Supervising Professor: Prof. Steven Tufts; Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 115-120)., GEOG 470 Research in Human Geography.
Sustainability
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methodlogy -- Literature review -- Background statistical information -- Worldwide indicators and sustainability frameworks -- Recommended indicators for the City of Peterborough -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., James Durkin., Includes final research report., Date of Project completion: April 1, 2006, Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-57)., GEOG 440, Geography, Research in Physical Geography.
Transportation and air quality indicators for the City of Peterborough
Introduction and purppose -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Implications of the research -- Conclusions/recommendations -- References -- Appendices., by Tiffany Grove., Includes: Literture Review, Final research report, Bibliography, Electronic copies of the above., Completed for: Susan Sauve, PSN ; Susan Wurtele, Steven Tufts, Trent University, TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes references (p. 27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.

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