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    • The Nature of Single Female-led Family Homelessness and Mental Health 

      Barth-Burkholder, Angelica (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Chronic homelessness, repeated episodes and/or lengthy durations of homelessness constitute the extreme negative end of the “housing continuum.” The “housing continuum” reflects levels of financial and social attainment ...
    • Ultrastructure and physical properties of Escherichia coli expressing a plant pathogen protein responsible for inter-species infectivity 

      Madarati, Cheghaf; Dahms, Tanya (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Phytopathogenic bacteria Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii (DC 283) has been demonstrated to aggregate in the gut and causes the death of the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) by a flocculating behaviour that prevents honey ...
    • Music Preference and Sensation Seeking: From Alternative to Sensational 

      Hamel, Cory; Sharpe, Donald (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The field of music preference as it is related to sensation seeking has been studied by many researchers but the field still seems to lack in objective measures. The aim of the proposed study is to compare a self-report ...
    • Effects of Testosterone on Emotion Processing in Men 

      Gould, Layla; Tottenham, Sykes (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Recent literature suggests that recognition of emotional facial expressions changes during hormone cycles. In women, emotional facial expression recognition accuracy has been found to change as hormone levels vary across ...
    • The Purple Public Administration of Saskatchewan 

      Fullmer, C. Scott (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The public service in Saskatchewan has had difficulty defining the relationship with the political masters. It has been a long held principle that the public service should be willing to serve the elected despite ideological ...
    • Social Anxiety Disorder Constructs: Beyond Fearing Negative Evaluation 

      Teale, Michelle J.N.; Carleton, R. Nicholas; Asmundson, Gordon J.G. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a severely distressing disorder that interferes with activities of daily living for 7-13% of the population, making it a significant mental health concern (Kessler et al., 2005). Pioneering ...
    • Comparison of seismocardiography to echocardiography for measuring cardiac cycle events 

      Quarrie, David Mac; Neary, Patrick (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Background Seismocardiography (SCG) measures timing and force of cardiac contraction. However, limited data is available to confirm its ability to accurately record these events in comparison to echocardiography (Echo). ...
    • The dasymetric method for mapping population 

      Krahnen, Anne; Siemer, Julia (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      This poster introduces basic concepts, methods and ideas of the dasymetric method. Today’s society relies upon maps as a common and effective way of communication. Population distribution and density are frequently displayed ...
    • The Effects of Oral Contraceptives on Emotion Processing 

      Yelland, Jessica (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Several studies have recently suggested that women's recognition of threat emotion facial expressions (fear, anger, and disgust) increases as progesterone levels increase, while some studies suggest that recognition of ...
    • Transformations: Consciousness Expansion and Addictions Treatment 

      Payne, Dylan (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      This project will explore how consciousness studies can inform and enrich current approaches to the treatment of addictions. Consciousness has historically been neglected in the study of psychology as it is difficult to ...
    • Community Values Scale Validation 

      Parkerson, Hollyanne (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      In 2009, the Uranium Development Partnership (UDP) put forth recommendations about how Saskatchewan could better utilize its uranium resources. A qualitative analysis of written stakeholder responses was conducted and four ...
    • Eruptive Frequency and Hazard Prediction for the Garibaldi Volcanic Complex, British Columbia 

      Fillmore, Julie; Coulson, Ian (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The Garibaldi Volcanic Complex is located in south-western British Columbia, Canada and forms a 25 km-wide belt of volcanic centres stretching from Mount Garibaldi, at the head of Howe Sound, north-west for ~140 km to ...
    • Health Privacy in Canada: E-government's Effect on Confidential Health Information 

      Simon, Jenni (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      In Canada, confidentiality of health information is assumed by patients and citizens alike who routinely provide health information for everything from employment forms to doctor’s appointments. This rightful assumption ...
    • Monitoring Water Quality of an Urban Waterfowl Sanctuary 

      Mertler, J.A.; Hodder, K.R. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The evaluation of physical parameters of water is crucial to determining the overall health of an aquatic eco-system. This study investigated the impact of a concentrated population of waterfowl on water quality in a ...
    • Exploring the Effectiveness of Propaganda and Counter- Propaganda in Contemporary Society 

      Anderson, Kyle (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      In this contemporary age of information in a democratic society, we sift through the messages and decide for ourselves which product to buy, which production we go to, the political party we support, etc. This power of ...
    • Personal Expressiveness, Hedonic Enjoyment, Intrinsic Motivation, and Life Satisfaction in University Students 

      Mise, Taysa-Rhea (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The purpose of the current study is to relate intrinsic motivation, personal expressiveness, hedonic enjoyment, and life satisfaction as experienced by university students. Personally expressive activities enhance one’s ...
    • Living on the edge: Habitat selection of two sympatric snake species at the northern periphery of their geographic range 

      Gardiner, Laura E.; Poulin, Ray G.; Somers, Christopher M. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Southwestern Saskatchewan is home to a unique snake community consisting of several species at the northern edge of their geographic range. Animals at the periphery of their geographic range often experience extreme or ...
    • Counting Permutations 

      Purdy, Alison (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Suppose we have an orange, an apple and a pear. How many different ways can we arrange these three? The answer is six – OAP, APO, PAO, OPA, AOP, POA. These arrangements are called permutations. Now, how large a collection ...
    • Granular Structure of State Space Search 

      Luo, Jigang; Yao, Yiyu (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      State space search is to find a path from start state to goal state, which is widely used in Artificial Intelligence. A state is a configuration of basic elements of a problem. For example, in chess game every legal ...
    • An Incremental Algorithm for Data Mining based on Rough Sets 

      Deng, Xiaofei (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      In data mining, there are lots of methods about learning interesting rules (knowledge) from a database or an information table. Pawlak’s Rough Set Theory (RST), is a useful method for data mining and data analysis. Successful ...