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    • An Alternative Proposal For Sustainable Development: The Ecuador’s ITT Project 

      Condor-Tarco, Jose (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      The ITT heavy oil project in Ecuador has been under constant debate in the country’s oil industry. The three fields, Ishpingo, Tiputini and Tambococha, are guessed to have a combined of more than 5 billion barrels of ...
    • Constructing Identity: Stories of Canadian Parents Bringing up Children adopted from China- The role of heritage culture and language 

      Bian, Fang (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      International adoption is increasing rapidly during the last two decades in Canada and United States. Canadian families with children adopted from China have been leading the statistics of the international adoption in ...
    • A Contextual Framework for Emotional Ana 

      Cazakoff, Mark; Gerhard, David (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Most listeners of music show some emotional reaction, but this reaction is often hard to quantify. The analysis of the emotional content of music has been an outstanding goal of music information retrieval for some time. ...
    • Development of a community-based participatory network for integrated solid waste management 

      Cai, Yanpeng; Huang, Guohe; Hui, Yu; Qian, Tan (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Major theme of the research is to develop a participatory network for integrated solid waste management under uncertainty and complexity through a broad participation of stakeholders. The network can integrate relevant ...
    • Do mixed electoral systems encourage voter turnout? 

      Button, Patrick (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Most of the literature on how different electoral systems affect voter turnout compares plurality-majority systems with proportional representation systems. There is, however, little research on how mixed systems affect ...
    • The Effect of Fibre Supplementation on glucose and lipid profiles of older adults with Type 2 diabetes 

      Bonsu, Nana (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Canada has experienced a rapid increase in the age of its population over the past century. By 2031, 25% of its population will be over the age of 65 years. With this rapid increase in the aging population has come an ...
    • Effects of liquid sloshing on the strength and fatigue life of the subframe of a b-train liquid cargo vehicle 

      Chen, Di (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      This work presents a novel approach for estimating the static/dynamic strength and fatigue life of a sub-frame of a B-Train liquid cargo tank vehicle under the effect of forces generated during the dynamic movement of ...
    • Examination of the utility of respite services on stress reduction for parents of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 

      Ruzic, Tamara; Wright, Kristi D.; Stulberg, Shelley; Kaiser, Stephanie (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Research suggests that parents of children with mental health disorders have higher incidences of stress, physical illnesses, mental illnesses, and substance use. Of particular salience to the current project are the needs ...
    • Fear of Pain as a Predictive Discriminator for Chronic Pain: A Meta-Analysis 

      Otte, Shaylynn; Asmundson, R. N. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Fear of pain (FOP), which refers to pain-related fear and pain-related anxiety, has survival value in allowing an individual to avoid or escape potentially dangerous situations (Asmundson, Norton, Crombez, 2004). However, ...
    • For the good of the games or the community? Case Study of the 2002 and 1998 FIFA World Cup 

      Carey, Meaghan (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      The purpose of this research project was to explore the negative impacts of hosting a mega-event. The paper specifically addresses the FIFA Men’s World Cup Final Tournament: Korea Japan 2002 and France 1998. The argument ...
    • I Hate My Body! The Relationship Between Social Physique Anxiety, Attitudes, Affect, and Exercise Motivation 

      Bovell, Candice; Welch, Patrick G.; Otte, Shaylynn; Asmundson, Gordon J. G. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Social Physique Anxiety (SPA), the fear that others are negatively evaluating one's body (Hart, Leary, & Rejeski, 1989), is found in both men and women and is associated with low-self esteem, depression, and body dissatisfaction ...
    • Identifying women with low bone mass: A systematic review of screening tools 

      McLeod, Katherine M.; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Purpose: Measurement of bone mineral density (BMD) using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the method of choice for detecting low bone mass and increased risk of osteoporotic fracture; however, DXA is costly and ...
    • The Impact of Meaningful Targets in a Visual Search Task 

      Reynard, Janine; Phenix, Tom (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Sometimes, people can learn things from their environment even though they are not aware of it. This unconscious learning is referred to as implicit learning. The purpose of this study is to help better understand the role ...
    • Influence of Thin Film Drainage between Oil Slugs and Capillary Wall on Initial Differential Pressure 

      Cheng, Gang (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Experimental results are discussed in this conference on oil slugs trapped in a capillary tube. Such an experimental set-up is employed as a simplified model to simulate residual oil trapped in porous structures of reservoirs. ...
    • Intimate Partner Mistreatment and Its Influence on Subsequent Interpersonal Relationships 

      Will, Natasha; Shercliffe, Regan (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      My research aims to determine whether mistreatment by a partner in an intimate relationship affects women’s current relationships. Another goal is to edtermine whether women recognize abuse in its various forms. I will ...
    • Is self-regulation depletion graded? 

      Schierle, Jade; Arbuthnott, Katherine D. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      When we conceal our emotions, it is more difficult for us to subsequently perform other tasks that also require self-control (John & Gross, 2004). It has thus been hypothesized that self-regulation requires a depletable ...
    • The Lesser Evil in Political Thought 

      Carpenter, Michael (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      Recent scholarship has begun to challenge the prevailing lesser-evil approach to politics which pits rights and freedoms against order and security. Most liberal scholars attempt to chart a careful (and slippery) course ...
    • Measuring and Defining Depression in the Uzbek Population 

      Mustafaeva, Shahlo; Shercliffe, Regan (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that a culturally appropriate depression scale can be developed and used in an understudied, culturally distinct population, and that such a scale will be more sensitive ...
    • Methodology for the City of Regina Waste Characterization Audit, 2007-8 

      Canart, Christina M; McMartin, Dena W. (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      In an effort to improve solid waste management strategic planning, long-term design objectives and waste diversion activities, the City of Regina engaged the University of Regina to conduct a solid waste characterization ...
    • Noise Impact at Dorval Residential Area 

      Ahmied, Abdalbast (University of Regina, Graduate Students' Association, 2008-04)
      The consequence of any airport operation results in environmental impacts associated with high levels of noises and vibrations. These possibly will have severe negative effects to workers and surrounding residents and their ...