Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Transitional Housing to Prevent and Reduce Youth Homelessness [poster]
By Melissa Hunt, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Youth Emergency Shelter; Supervising Professor: May Chazan; Trent Community Research Centre, WMST4820 - Community-Based Research Project
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.
Trauma: Understanding and Resolving its Presence in Peterborough
By Patrick Mueller, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Trauma Informed Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre, FRSC 4080Y - Community-Based Research Project
Trauma: Understanding and Resolving its Presence in Peterborough [poster]
By Patrick Mueller, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: Trauma Informed Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson; Trent Community Research Centre, FRSC 4080Y - Community-Based Research Project
Travel alternatives to the workplace
A transportation management strategy was conducted for Julian Blackburn Hall (JBH) using Dr. McKenzie-Mohr's Community-Based Social Marketing Approach. A total of 46 JBH employees participated in a survey that assessed barriers and attitudes towards alternative transportation., Introduction. General information on travel alternatives. Environmental aspects of travel alternatives. Economic aspects of travel alternatives. Health aspects of travel alternatives. General barriers of adopting travel alternatives -- The alternative transportation management studies. Identifying barriers to travel alternatives. Quantitative results. Qualitative results. Julian Blackburn Hall Employees' attitudes towards the reduction of single-occupancy vehicle use. Summary of Julian Blackburn Hall study -- Recommended solutions for the identified external barriers of alternative transportation to Julian Blackburn Hall -- Recommendations for present study -- Recommendations for future studies -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendices., Angela Au, Mathew Laing. --, Client: Peterborough Green-Up, Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.
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.
Trent University course inventory
The Trent University Course Inventory Project (TUCI) was conducted on behalf of the Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) during the 2007-2008 academic year to inventory all current and 'on the horizon' courses at Trent, to determine to what extent the community contexts of research, teaching, and learning were addressed within existing university course offerings. The author of this project worked on the TUCI project, as a student researcher to choose and design a research tool., by Ned Struthers. --, Includes: project report and appendices., Date of project submission: April 2008., POST 487 ; Politics, Community-Based Research Project., [Completed for]: Trent Centre for Community-Based Education ; Supervising Professor: Nadine Changfoot, Trent University.
Trent University divestment from the fossil fuel industry
by Julian Tennent-Riddell., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Sustainable Trent & OPIRG ; Supervising Professor: Ian Attridge & Rick Lindgren ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., ERST 325H / ERST 4250H.
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.
Trent Vegetable Gardens' ecological irrigation project
Aimee Blyth, the coordinator of Trent Vegetable gardens and student volunteers, are currently collecting rainwater in barrels to irrigate a small 1 acre garden at Trent University. Using this method, they do not collect enough water to irrigate the garden during periods without rain., Section 1: Introduction. Purpose. Importance of ecological irrigation. The current irrigation situation. About ecological irrigation. Key research goals. Major research findings -- Section 2: Water requirements -- Section 3: Options: Securing an adequate supply of water. Rainwater harvesting. Table 1: Average summer rainfall. Well water. Otonabee River. Pond -- Section 4: Options: Pumping water. Windmill pumping systems. Solar pumping systems. Sling pumping. Treadle pumping. Traditional diesel pump powered by vegetable oil -- Section 5: Options: Distribution. Drip irrigation. Pressurized drip irrigation. Gravity drip irrigation -- Section 6: Summary of research findings and recommendations. Water requirements. Securing an adequate supply of water. Pumping water. Distribution. Table 2: Estimated costs, major advantages, and major disadvantages of water options. Table 2: Continued. Table 3: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of pumping options. Table 3: Continued. Table 4: Estimated costs, major advantages and major disadvantages of distribution options. Recommendations -- Section 7: References -- Appendices., by: Ryan Ogilvie and Bryce Sharpe., Date of Project Completion: December 2008., Completed for Trent Vegetable Gardens; Supervising Professor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references and appendices., ERST 334H, Environmental Resource Studies Department.
Trent Wildlife Sanctuary
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the public of Peterborough County on the importance of environmental education, sustainable living and alternative energy. The educators of the Environment Centre have requested that secondary research be compiled on the Trent Wildlife Sanctuary, the section of land that surrounds the facility., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Keywords -- Introduction -- Methods -- Analysis -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References., Amanda Downard. --, Includes bibliographic references., Forensics 4890Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.
Trent gardens soil fertility evaluation
By: Kirsten Thomson, Completed for: Trent (Vegetable) Gardens; Supervising Professor: Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 4830: Community-Based Research Project.

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