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    • 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 ...
    • Raiders of the lost hrc: The search for the elusive Pantoea agglomerans Type III Secretion System 

      Kirzinger, Morgan; Stavrinides, John (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Type III Secretion Systems (T3SS) are complex extracellular nanomachines used by Gram-negative bacteria to inject virulence factors directly into their hosts. The T3SS, often referred to as a hrc cluster, is made up of 20 ...
    • Characterization of Clinical and Environmental Isolates of Pantoea 

      Nadarasah, Geetanchaly; Stavrinides, John (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The genus, Pantoea, belongs to a family of Gram negative bacteria that have been found to colonize many hosts, including humans. Pantoea can be found in the general environment, including plants, soil, ground, and clinical ...
    • Survivorship Capabilities of Environmental and Clinical Pantoea Isolates 

      Pettit, Maggi; Stavrinides, John (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Bacteria are found in almost all environments, and have adapted to withstand the conditions within their environment. For human pathogens this is especially important since they have to be able to adapt to a variety of ...
    • An Inquiry into Genocidal Training Curriculums: Khmer Rouge, Arkan’s Tiger’s, and Hitler Youth 

      Procknow, Gregory Kevin (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Delving into Genocidal governments of the past, the material covered in this presentation will explore how these Genocidal belligerents had trained their nation’s citizenry into killing machines. Paramilitaries are often ...
    • Workplace Learning and Their Outcomes: A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study of an International Organization in Thailand 

      Suapa, Nirach (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The study sought to discover participants’ definition of success and factors that they associated with the success and failure of workplace learning programs in an international organization in Thailand. The findings were ...
    • Hiring process in racially diverse labour markets: does applicant's name matters? 

      Akintola, Abayomi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The author determined hiring discrimination using two perspectives. First, hiring managers were interviewed to determine implicit discrimination. Second, correspondence testing was conducted to determine if employers ...
    • Effect of Red Bull energy drink supplementation on exercise performance in a hypoxic environment 

      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 ...