Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Phase 1 of Peterborough and Lakefield Community Police Service evaluation of Values, Influences and Peers program
By: Katrina Kovach. --, Includes bibliographic references., SOC 4580H: Community Based Research Project.
History of the computer and the Jacquard loom
The story of silk -- The silk industry in France -- The drawloom -- Jacquard and his loom -- Charles Babbage -- Ada Lovelace -- Herman Hollerith -- The birth of IBM -- Dawn of the computer age: Howard Aitken -- The evolution of computing -- Jacquard's legacy., Louise Eggleton. --, Includes bibliographic references., HIST 3900Y: Reading Course.
Social barriers to litterless lunches
This research project is one of the first studies of litterless lunch programs in Ontario schools. Our research project was done in conjunction with Peterborough Green-Up, an environmentally friendly community organization, who enlisted our assistance for this research., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of this project. 1.2 Key research questions. 1.3 Study area. 1.4 Key research terms. 1.5 Relevant geographic issues and debates -- Section 2: Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Cultural geography. 2.4 Social geography. 2.5 Feminist geography. 2.6 Barriers. 2.7 Litterless lunches and waste reduction practices -- Section 3: Methodology and area of research. 3.1 Description of research area. 3.2 Textual analysis. 3.3 Qualitative research: Focus groups. 3.4 Data organization and analysis. 3.5 Ethical concerns -- Section 4: Results and discussion. 4.1 Changes in methodology. 4.2 Opinions and attitudes of students. 4.3 Opinions and attitudes of teachers. 4.4 Opinions and attitudes of parents -- Section 5: Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Limitations of the research. 5.3 Reflection and considerations for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- References -- Appendices., Completed by: Alexandra Trotter and Melissa Lentini., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Health effects of workplace chemicals toluene, benzene, methyl ethyl ketone peroxide, and epichlorohydrin
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are some of the most hazardous materials workers may be exposed to. This study reviewed the health effects of toluene, benzene, methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) and epichlorohydrin (ECH)., Abstract -- Keywords -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part 1 -- Part 2 -- Conclusions -- Literature cited -- Appendix., Name: Tarannuum Syed. --, Includes bibliographic references., BIOL 3891H: Community-Based Research Project.
A guidebook for land managers
Introduction. Species at risk included in this guidebook. Mitigation/avoidance measures and enhancements. Blanding's turtle (emydoidea blandingii). Eastern hog-nosed snake (heterodon platirhinos). Eastern ribbonsnake (thamnophis sauritus). Eastern musk turtle (sternotherus odoratus). Five-lined skink (eumeces fasciatus). Milksnake (lampropeltis trianglum). Cerulean warbler (dendroica cerulea). American ginseng (panax quinquefolius). Grey fox (urocyon cinereoargentus) -- Glossary -- Resources -- Resources (continued) -- Notes., Includes bibliographic references., BIOL 3891H: Community based Research Project.
Rooftop garden soil amendments evaluation for Trent Vegetable Gardens
This project was completed for Trent Vegetable Gardens [sic] by Chris Chang-yen Phillips and Corey Ferguson of Trent University (Trent) in cooperation with the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education (TCCBE), as required for The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach (ERST 3140) course. Under the supervision of professor Paula Anderson, [sic] Trent, this project's objective was to build on past soil fertility research of the rooftop vegetable garden located above A-wing on the Environmental Science Building of Trent University, [sic] Peterborough, Ontario., 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Scope and methodology. 2.1 Scope of work. 2.2 Methodology -- 3.0 Results. 3.1 pH. 3.2 Physical structure. 3.3 Organic content. 3.4 Water holding capacity. 3.5 Nitrogen, elemental nutrients, and cation exchange capacity -- 4.0 Discussion -- 5.0 Conclusion and recommendations -- Appendices -- References., Completed By: Chris Chang-Yen Phillips & Corey Ferguson. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
The Greater Peterborough Area community vitality indicator project
The collaborative work undertaken constitutes preliminary research to determine the availability of data and information to successfully carry out a Vital Sign report for the Greater Peterborough Area. The goal of this report is to survey the amount and types of relevant information and data that is available for both the city and county of Peterborough., Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Acronyms -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Review of literature -- Methodology -- Findings -- Reservations about participation in a vital signs report -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- To proceed or not to proceed -- Bibliography -- Appendices., Melissa Chung, Jesse Barke Doka, Emma McNamara and Julia Robinson. --, Includes bibliographic references., IDST 4220Y: Assessment of Development Projects.
Experiences of intimate partner violence
Angelique Vasilaros. --, Includes bibliographic references., WMST 4820Y: Community Research Placement.
Harvesting the edible landscape
Part 1: Peterborough, the YWCA and urban fruit harvesting -- Part 2: The details. Project scope. Planting the seeds. Finding the trees. The fun work: Harvesting process. Transportation methods. Distribution: A home for the fruit. A fruit education. The funding barrier -- Part 3: Mapping -- Part 4: Maple syrup -- Part 5: Conclusions. The fruit process and harvest benefits. Advice. The core requirements -- References. Harvesting projects., Written By: Kody Vickers, Matthew Brady, Dave Ward, Colin Stainton. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian food system: A community development approach.
Harvesting the edible landscape
The purpose of this project is to assess the various forms that community gardening can have towards programming for food security initiatives, and determine what is currently happening in the City of Peterborough. The main question to be answered within this project is defining what the current food security projects need regularly and match these with attempts that are being made in community gardens to grow extra food for security initiatives., Acknowledgements & abstract -- Introduction -- Organization and community context -- Scope of this project -- Community gardening in North America -- City of Peterborough and food security -- Community gardening in Peterborough, Ontario -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Directory of additional resources -- References., Candice MacDonald and Nadine Leitch. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Laws and legalities of technology based cyber crimes
Working with Tekdesk in Peterborough, the purpose of the research was to determine all the current laws and legalities of Canadian law and where we, as Canadians, stand compared to similarly developed countries. This report contains the current research of important Canadian Laws as found in the Criminal Code, refined by relevant case law as found on canlii.org., Dedication -- Acknowledgement -- Abstract -- Table of contents -- Key definitions -- Introduction -- Criminal code and case law -- Broadcasting Act -- Copyright Act -- Highway Traffic Act (Ontario) -- Outcomes -- New and upcoming -- Canadian comparison -- Conclusion -- Learning experience -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendix., By: Eric Fournier., Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-59)., FRSC 4980Y: Community-Based Education.
Documenting Mohawk language loss and renewal
This project documents Aboriginal language loss and contemporary re-vitalization efforts within the Tyendinaga, Mohawk Territory. The significance of Aboriginal language retention and usage, for individuals and organizations invested in re-vitalization efforts, is explored and documented in a short film., Abstract -- Background -- Project summary -- Research areas -- Documentary film -- Documentary film research methodology -- Documentary film research protocol -- Summary of documentary film research findings -- Summary of literature review -- Summary of literature review findings -- Internal organizational review -- Organization history -- Mohawk language children's theatre project -- Production history -- Goals and objectives -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix A: Literature review -- Appendix B: Sample interview questions -- Appendix C: Consent form -- Appendix D: Kahnawa:ke language law -- Appendix E: Project poster., Researcher Sue Collis., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 3810Y: Community Based Research Project.

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