Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Are Peterborough's public spaces accessible?
The goal of this project is to examine levels of accessibility within public space in the City of Peterborough. The authors are comparing Sadleir House to other public spaces (Market Hall, Lions Club, Peterborough Public Library, George Street United Church) to highlight the need for Sadleir House to be renovated to improve its level of accessibility., Acknowledgments -- Abstract -- 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Background of Sadleir House -- 3.0 Literature review. 3.1 Literature review introduction. 3.2 Definitions. 3.3 Research framework. 3.4 Previous studies -- 4.0 Methods -- 5.0 Observations and results. 5.1 Inventory checklist observations and results. 5.2 Survey observation and results. 5.3 Observation and results discussion -- 6.0 Discussion -- 7.0 Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Amanda Reid and Trisha Pearce. --, Includes: final research report; literature review; appendix., Completed for: Karen Sutherland at OPIRG; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-54)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-based research project.
journey to work
This study examines the "journey to work" of Quaker Oats employees in the years, 1903, 1925, 1950. It primarily focuses on the "journey to work" of women but does not exclude to the"journey to work" of men., prepared by Jennifer Ray-Horvath. --, Includes: Literature Review ; Final Research Report ; Bibliography., Includes partial lists of names of female employees for the inclusive dates., Completed for: JoEllen Brydon at Fisher Die Cast ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2004., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography.
Looking back
Section 1: Reflection paper ; Section 2: 4th Line Theatre Package ; Section 3: Project forms and documentation., reflective paper and project submission produced by Johann Ramsaran., Date of project submission: April 2005., This paper outlines the process of collecting and critically examining the community response to rural one-room school closures in the Peterborough/Cavan region during the late fifties and well into the sixties. To gather reactions the author conducted a comprehensive literature of local histories, conducted interviews of past pupils and teachers of local one-room schools, the examination of post-war education theory an policy., The package includes: literature review ; final research report ; bibliography ; electronic copy of slideshow presentation ; interviews and transcripts., "School photos from CB&B Historical Society.", GEO470: Research in Human Geography.
ORCA community based research project
Introduction -- Purpose -- Scope -- Technical barriers. Water quality. Best management practices. Legislation and application. Professional advice -- Poor planning and installation. Perched crossings. Shallow water depth. Undersized crossing -- Indicators of stream crossing concern. Debris accumulation. Low flow. Unnatural bed materials. Scourng and erosion. High flow. Ponding -- Best Management Practices (BMP) for streams and small scale-stream crossings. Seasonal construction windows. Prevent deleterious substances from entering streams. Erosion and sediment control. Riparian zone protection. Cattle mitigation. Crossing maintenance -- Types of stream crossings. Low level crossings. Raised crossings. Culverts -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix. Obtaining approvals: Information requirements. Common consequence of poor stream crossings., by Joshua Quaite and Lewis White., Completed for: Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority; Supervising Professor: Jim Stinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., ERSC 3160H: Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
Culture and heritage sector analysis
by Michele Proulx. --, For COIN, June 7, 1996., GEOG 470.
Nutritional menu items a how to manual
by: Danielle Prophet., Date of project completion: April 2009., Completed for: Seasoned Spoon Cafe; Supervising Professor: Michael Berrill, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., BIOL 389H, Community Based Research Project.
Model waste diversion program creation kit for rural municipalities
Part 1: Waste classification: Recyclables -- Part 2: How to conduct a waste audit -- Part 3: Methodologies for dealing with waste -- Part 4: Strategies for accomplishing minimalization of municipal solid waste -- Part 5: Economic issues -- Part 6: Conducting community research -- Part 7: Recommendations for the Township of Algonquin Highlands., Completed for : Waste Management Committee of Algonquin Highlands Township ; John Jackson, Trent University., Includes sample community survey., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 23)., ERST 380: Waste Management, Geography.
Improving links for the Ontario LETS program
Introduction -- The client -- Study area -- Background literature -- Methods -- Results -- Recommendations -- Discussion -- Problems encountered and future research -- Conclusion -- Map 1: Ontario LETS Organisation -- Appendix 1: Questionnaire -- References., Martin Pokorny. --, Client: Susan Bunting, Peterborough LETS., Includes bibliographic references (p. 32).
Experimental eradication of an invasive exotic vine in the Trent University Nature Areas
The Nature Areas Committee at Trent University oversees the natural heritage of the campus, and is committed to including students in community-based research projects which involve scientific experimental design projects. The experiment described here on out deals wih restoration management of natural areas on the campus of Trent University and particularly focuses on introduced, non-native plants as a degrading force in these natural areas., Completed By: Kieran Pinder. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Building the Four Pillars
The Peterborough Drug Strategy Task Force is in the process of developing a community based consultation strategy, with the purpose of developing a relevant and evidenced based drug strategy for Peterborough. The purpose of this report is to review available existing community consultations in Ontario linked to the development of a community drug strategy, and to compile research on effective consultation methods for a drug strategy to be developed in Peterborough., Part 1: Introduction and context -- Part 2: Research on consultation -- Part 3: Methodology -- Part 4: Findings: Community "snapshots" -- Part 5: Findings: Tools and methodologies -- Part 6: Findings: Consultations of specific populations -- Part 7: Recommendations -- Bibliography -- Appendices., Christopher Chang-Yen Phillips, Amanda Cockburn, Marissa Kidd, Jennifer Knight. --, Includes bibliographic references.
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.
Services for seniors in Peterborough County
Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Suggestions for further research -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A: Map of study area -- Appendix B: Frequency/organizations spreadsheets -- Appendix C: Demographic information -- Appendix D: Ethnic origins -- Appendix E: Labour force by occupation -- Appendix F: Organization contact information., Jennifer Pederson. --, Department of Geography, Trent University., Includes references (p. 19)., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.

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