Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Survey of Peterborough city and county households
by Benjamin Angle & Alicia Woodward., Date of Project Submission: April, 2009., Completed for: Community Living Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Michelle Boue, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., MATH 485H, Community-Based Research Project.
Survey report
Stephanie Wilson-Ayotte., Completed for: Joe McKenna, Regional Municipality of Durham; Supervising Professor: Prof. Stephen Bocking, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., ERSC 3840H: Community-Based Research.
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.
Sustainable Stormwater Management: Protecting Peterborough's Harper creek Through Effective Policy and Priority Placement of Rain Gardens
By Emily Amon, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Peterborough GreenUp; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans, Stephen Hill; Trent Community Research Centre, ERSC4830 - Community-Based Research Project
Sustainable Stormwater Management: Protecting Peterborough's Harper creek Through Effective Policy and Priority Placement of Rain Gardens
By Emily Amon, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Peterborough GreenUp; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans, Stephen Hill; Trent Community Research Centre, ERSC4830 - Community-Based Research Project
Sustainable food sourcing
Locally sourced food is a more sustainable, more ecologically friendly alternative to mainstream methods such as buying through a large scale food distribution wholesaler. Accessing local producers affords the buyer a greater degree of power over how their produce is grown, harvested, stored and transported and so on. When interacting with a producer, buyers have options; they may purchase food once its harvested, at a farmers market, roadside stand or at a retailer., Abstract -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background and context -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Research and analysis methodology. 3.2 Stakeholders. 3.3 Interviews -- 4. Introduction to forward contracting -- 5. Literature review. 5.1 Sysco. 5.2 Colorado crop to cuisine. 5.3 McCain. 5.4 Blue skies. 5.5 Sisters of St. Ann. 5.6 Ignatius farms -- 6. Findings -- 6.1 Interviews. 6.2 Advantages and concerns. 6.3 Alternatives to forward contracts. 6.4 Best practices regarding forward contracting. 6.5 Incentive instruments -- [sic] 6. Conclusion -- 7. Recommendations -- 8. Works cited -- 9.1 Appendix A -- 9.2 Appendix B., By Ryan Ciccale and Diego Garcia. --, Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Cafe. Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: May 2012. Term: Fall/Winter 2011-12., Includes bibliography., International Development Studies 4200Y - Assessment of Development Projects.
Sustainable housing alternatives
Introduction -- What is sustainability? -- Why sustainable alternative are needed -- Different approaches to sustainable housing -- Analysis/conclusions -- Contact information -- References., prepared by Robin Kortright. --, For Professor Jennifer Clapp and Community Opportunity and Innovation Network (COIN) Inc. through the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, April 27, 2001., Includes bibliographic references (p. 44)., ERST 383: Community-Based Research Project.
Sustainable transportation initiatives, the workplace, and Peterborough
Section 1: Introduction. 1.0 Acknowledgements. 1.1 About the project and Peterborough Green-Up. 1.2 What is "sustainable" transportation? 1.3 Sustainable transportation principles. 1.4 Trends in transportation and climate change. 1.5 Negative impacts of climate change in Canada -- Section 2: Community based social marketing. 2.0 Community based social marketing: tools for change. 2.1 Principles of community based social marketing. 2.2 Methods of promoting sustainable behavior -- Section 3: Transportation to the workplace initiatives: Barriers and approaches. 3.1 Introduction. 3.2 Institutional challenges. 3.3 Workplace solutions to overcoming barriers. 3.4 Lifestyle benefits of travel alternatives -- Section 4: Case studies. Case study I: Vancouver's trip reduction program. 4.0 Overview. 4.1 Main objectives. 4.2 Solutions to barriers. 4.3 Results. 4.4 Recommendations for follow-up studies. Case Study II: Ottawa's transportation management program proposal. 4.5 Overview. 4.6 Main objectives. 4.7 Solutions to barriers. 4.8 Recommendations for follow-up studies -- Section 5: Applications in Peterborough and conclusions. 5.0 Transportation applications in Peterborough. 5.1 Conclusions -- Section 6: Resources and bibliography, and appendices. 6.0 Resources. 6.1 Bibliography -- Section 7: Appendices. 7.0 Climate change and transportation ad campaigns. 7.1 Planned road extensions and expansions in Peterborough., Project By: Andre L'Italien., Includes bibliography (p. 26-27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
TCCBE local food sourcing project
Kait McGill. --, Completed for: Benjamin Laurie at the Seasoned Spoon ; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University., Date of project submission: December 2006., ERST/CAST 334H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
TRACKS 2011
By: Joanne Defosse and the TRACKS team. --, Includes bibliographic references., Indigenous Studies 4902H: Reading Course.
Teachers' experiences in one room school houses
The primary purpose of this project was to explore the experiences of teachers in one room schoolhouses in order to provide background information for a play to be performed at 4th Line Theatre. The author interviewed several former teachers and researched literature on the subject., submitted by Victoria Brake. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Leanna Brodie at the 4th Line Theatre; Supervising Professor: Jim Struthers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: May 2005., CAST 483, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
Telling the Story of T.C.R.C. Research
By Sabina Thiessen, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Trent Community Research Centre; Supervising Professor: Michal Avram; Trent Community Research Centre, IDST 4220 - Community-Based Research Project, The topic of this project is the discipline of university-based community-based research, more specifically within the context of the Trent Community Research Centre. Its purpose is to review the archive of TCRC projects to find those of notable quality that may be highlighted at the TCRC’s 25th anniversary conference, and to uncover what trends have developed within TCRC projects over the years. Interviews were conducted with host organizations, Trent faculty, and former TCRC staff. Ongoing archival research in addition to the interviews emphasized specific trends, including sociopolitical, environmental, economic and cultural. Analysis of these trends helps to situate the TCRC within the broader field of community-based research.

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