Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Promoting permaculture techniques for community gardeners
Supplementary information -- Starting seeds. Types of seeds. Starting seeds indoors. Seed starting outdoors. When and where to grow popular vegetables in Peterborough, Ontario. Resources -- Mulching. Why use mulch? What is mulching? Two types of mulching. Common mulch problems -- Season extension. Principles and practices. Structural technologies. Resources -- Crop rotation for the control of pests -- Factsheets., Cora Tinney ... [et al.]. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A community development approach.
Photo-mapping of the urban fringe
This project examines current development pressures on areas in the rural-urban fringe within Cavan Monaghan Township. A selection of photographs were taken within the villages of Millbrook, Cavan and Fraserville in an effort to document the visual character of the township prior to future development., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Cultural geography. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Rural geography. 2.4 Development pressures on the rural-urban fringe. 2.5 Development pressure in Cavan Monaghan Township. 2.6 Similar projects -- 3. Profile of study area. 3.1 Cavan Monaghan Township. 3.2 Millbrook. 3.3 Cavan. 3.4 Fraserville -- 4. Methodology. 4.1 Planning stages. 4.2 Data collection: In-field and interviews. 4.3 Data organization. 4.4 Data analysis -- 5. Results. 5.1 Millbrook. 5.2 Cavan. 5.3 Fraserville -- 6. Discussion. 7. Conclusion. 7.1 Summary. 7.2 Limitations. 7.3 Recommendations. 7.4 Concluding remarks -- 8. References -- 9. Appendix., Cora Tinney & Nicole Urbanowicz. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
An introduction to sustainable housing design
Statement of purpose -- Rationale for study -- Introduction -- I. The need for sustainability in the built environment. The history of sustainable housing -- II. The goals of sustainable housing. To eliminate the current dependency on non-renewable fuels for energy needs. To maximize resource efficiency. To protect environmentally significant areas. To reduce or eliminate pollution-generating activities associated with housing self-sufficiency -- III. Parameters of study: Sustainable housing design in an urban setting. Energy. Waste management. Landscaping and land use. Water. Environmental health. Construction. Affordability. Conclusion., prepared by Arran Timms. --, For Professor J. Earnshaw, ES391, Trent University, February 7, 1994., ES3901.
Planning for great streets
Let's shift our way of thinking about streets. Let's stop thinking about them as purely utilitarian. Let's think about streets as great public places., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Walking -- Cycling -- Public transit -- Key steps -- Endnotes -- Works cited -- Appendix 1: Community planning session notes -- Appendix 2: Survey results -- Appendix 3: Research project Twitter feed sample page -- Appendix 4: Research blog sample page., Prepared by: Brett Throop., Completed for: Peterborough Social Planning Council; Supervising Professor: James Struthers; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 3810Y: Community-Based 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.
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.
Telling the Story of T.C.R.C. Research [poster]
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
City of Peterborough heritage project
Eloginy Tharmendren. --, Includes bibliography., CAST/GEOG 203H: Nature of Urbanism.
Social and economic impact of a social enterprise
by Isaac Tester., Date of Project Submission: April 2013., Completed for: The Seasoned Spoon Cafe; Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol and Peter Lafleur; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
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.
Approaches to social innovation hub governance
by Elizabeth Teleki., Date of Project Submission: August 2013., Completed for: Community Opportunity & Innovation Network (COIN); Supervising Professor: Stephen Hill & Tom Whillans; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes appendices. N, n/a (paid research assistanceship)
History of Peterborough County Jail [poster]
By Logan Taylor and Laura Schindel, Date of Project Submission: April 2015., Completed for: County of Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Joan Sangster; Trent Community Research Centre, HIST4100 - Topics in Canadian History

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