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  • Harenberg, Sebastian; Dorsch, Kim D.; Karreman, Erwin; Riemer, Harold A. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    Competition and cooperation have been conceptualized by social interdependence theory (Johnson & Johnson, 1989), which functions as the theoretical framework in many contexts (e.g., cooperative learning in education). Most ...
  • Starks, Elizabeth; Wissel, B. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    Disturbed ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to top predator loss. Prediction of these losses remains challenging and controversial due to the importance of both community interactions and the tolerance of individual ...
  • 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 ...
  • Grebinski, Leisha (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    CBC Radio’s network program The Current produced a special segment on Saskatoon’s changing demographics in September 2010. The spotlight highlighted the city’s rapidly growing Aboriginal population. However, the dominant ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fergus, Nicole (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
    Saskatchewan has the highest provincial pesticide usage in Canada. With the drought expected in Saskatchewan due to climate change, there will be increased crop production pressures and in turn, increased pesticide use. ...
  • Saadeldin, Ramy (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
    This paper describes the design and fabrication of a new Mesoscale Soil Test System. This equipment is developed to find out innovative solutions for the construction of civil infrastructures on problematic soils, such as ...
  • Sun, Wei; Li, Gongchen; Huang, Gordon (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
    Composting, one of the promising biotechnologies for solid waste management, is a process where organisms convert organic materials into a hygienic and bio-stable humus-like product. Food waste composting has gained increased ...
  • Sebastian, Ciara (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
    The Constitution of Canada sets out the division of powers between the federal and provincial governments. Unlike provinces, territories are created by federal statute and not by the Constitution. They therefore have no ...
  • Kratzig, Gregory P. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
    Each year, throughout North America, hundreds of people die in collisions that are a direct result of an emergency responder driving to a call. Finding ways to decrease this has become increasingly important, and one of ...
  • Schaerz, Simon; Kosar, Angela (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    INTRODUCTION: Caffeinated energy drinks have been immensely popularized over the past two decades. Of late, the ergogenic benefits of caffeinated energy drinks on exercise have been well documented. However, little is known ...
  • 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 ...
  • Weisgarber, Krissy; Candow, Darren (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    Although the signalling pathways for stimulating muscle protein synthesis are increased after resistance-training (RT), this response is delayed in the post-absorptive period. Emerging evidence suggests that protein ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kosar, Angela; Candow, Darren (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    Delayed-onset of muscle soreness (DOMS), which occurs after heavy resistance-exercise, may inhibit muscle performance if adequate muscle recovery is not achieved. Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a new emerging strategy which ...
  • Hillier, Brian; Watson, Lisa (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
    Background: eHealth includes technologies such as telemedicine, electronic prescriptions, patient care orders, and support services and has been described as healthcare which is provided, enabled, or enhanced through ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ritenburg, Heather (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    Every ‘body’ has a history, and my body has a history shaped by and through years of dance training. In this presentation I share the story of coming to my doctoral dissertation - research in which I inquire into relationships ...
  • McLeod, Katherine M; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
    In Canada approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 8 men over 50 years of age suffer from osteoporosis. Adequate calcium intake plays a fundamental role in the prevention and management of osteoporosis; however, the majority ...
  • 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 ...

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