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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nutritional considerations in preventing falls in long-term care facilities in Saskatchewan 

      Shukla, Riddhi; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Falls are a major threat to the health of older adults. Compared to older adults who live in the community, residents of longterm care (LTC) facilities fall two to four times more often, and are twice as likely to injure ...
    • On Some Graphs Associated with Permutations 

      Ahmadi, Bahman (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      A permutation on the set X = {1, 2, ... , n} is a bijective function from X to itself. The set of all permutations on X is called the symmetric group and is denoted by Sym(n). An m-cyclic permutation is a permutation which ...
    • On the solution of a Non-Symmetric Algebraic Riccati equation 

      Agasthian, Vijayaparvathy (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      In many fields of applied mathematics, engineering and economic sciences there appear matrix Riccati equations. During the last three decades, there was achieved great progress in the mathematical theory of Riccati equations ...
    • Parents’ View of Physical Activity in Elementary Schools 

      Gates, Nicole; Surkan, Randi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      According to Canada’s Report Card on Physical Activity (2010), only 12% of children and youth are meeting the national guidelines of 90 minutes of physical activity a day. There are many strategies for improving this ...
    • Particle Identification Techniques for Nuclear Particle Physics Experiment 

      Li, Wenliang; Huber, Garth (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The 12 GeV electron beam upgrade at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Virginia calls for new set of experimental equipment to detect produced particles at higher momenta. In Experimental Hall C ...
    • 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 ...
    • Photochromic Dithenylethenes: From Sunglasses to the Controlled Release of Drugs 

      Cai, James (Jianxin); Murphy, Scott (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      There are several classes of molecules in organic chemistry that exhibit photochromism, one of which is dithienylenthenes (DTEs). Photochromism is defined as a light-induced reversible transformation between two isomeric ...
    • Physical activity and physical/cognitive function in long-term care residents with dementia: A pilot study 

      Harris, Jonathan; Johnson, Shanthi (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Objectives: Physiologic effects of aging combined with abnormal cognitive decline often lead to decreased functional independence among older adults with dementia. Those who reside in long-term care (LTC) are even more ...
    • Piecewise Linearization-based Inexact Nonlinear Programming for Waste Management 

      Sun, Wei; Li, Gongchen; Huang, Gordon (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Effects of economies-of-scale can often bring about nonlinearities in objective functions in a municipal solid waste management planning under uncertainties. Previously, two types of approaches were employed to deal with ...
    • Playmaking and Placemaking in Early Prince Albert 

      McWilliams, Ian (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      To explore the panel themes of Creating Community Consciousness and Expanding Knowledge & Creativity, this paper will focus on the Prince Albert Town Hall Opera House. Topics explored will include placemaking in the Town ...
    • Print Quest: A Learning Adventure 

      Kulbida, Jasmine (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Print Quest is an online educational application for young children that focuses on making printing fun while using new tablet technology that is quickly becoming more accessible and affordable. The primary goal of this ...
    • Privacy, Intimacy and Surveillance 

      Rojan, Feyawz (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      We all have a sense of privacy and intimacy in this world. It is intuitive that we should be concerned with the protection of our privacy. But what does privacy really mean to creatures such as ourselves who seem dependent ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Recognition of International Medical Credentials in Canada and the European Union 

      Vychodilova, Petra (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      Highly skilled immigrants with professional qualifications earned outside Canada often experience barriers to entering the Canadian labour force. Although highly skilled immigrants contribute significantly to Canada´s ...
    • Reconstruction of a Learner Self: A Phenomenological Study with Youth and Young Adults Post-Incarceration 

      Nelson, Rhonda (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-02)
      The presentation will focus on a study aiming to understand the phenomenon of `self as learner` among older youth and young adults who have not been successful within the regular education system and who have experienced ...
    • Regional Health Authorities: An Effective Policy Instrument to Deliver a Successful Population Health Strategy? 

      Mills, Adam T. (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      The regionalization of health care in Saskatchewan was pursued to accomplish two principal goals: to achieve cost savings and economic efficiencies; and to redistribute resources from the traditional illness model to one ...
    • Repressed Identities 

      McMillan, Caitlyn Jean (University of Regina Graduate Students' Association, 2011-04-01)
      Exploring the Canadian Queer identity, Caitlyn will present her studies from a travels to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, New York, New York, Banff, Alberta, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Toronto, Ontario exploring ...