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2024-04-22
This paper explores fathers' exclusion from supportive family housing programs in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES). Despite the established benefits of supportive housing for families,…
2024-02-29
Ground ice is a crucial component of permafrost, and mapping its distribution and properties is critical for understanding the implications of climate change on local environments. This project…
2024-04-16
This thesis presents the design and initial proof of concept of a peristaltic pump tailored for soft solid materials, focusing on its potential application as part of a prosthetic colon. The research…
2024-04-24
In this paper, I argue that human friendships are superior to AI friendships on the grounds of well-being. In particular, I focus on how friendship influences our overall well-being. To justify my…
2024-05-01
Author: Wang, Zezhong, Author: Hao, Shan, Author: Carpendale, Sheelagh
We present AI-VIS EthiCards, a card-based approach to explore ethics tailored for AI for visualization. The continuous integration of artificial intelligence and data visualization has brought about…
2024-04-11
Platinum poisoning in the presence of even trace amounts of carbon monoxide (CO) within a hydrogen fuel degrades the activity of a proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell. Herein, we report a…
2024-04-23
The central question of this study is: how are British Columbia's (BC's) provincial Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA) commitments being reflected in new and…
2024-04-04
Acquiring proficiency in the production of English lexical stress, crucial for effective communication in English as a second language (L2), involves mastering acoustic correlates such as fundamental…
2024-04-24
Canada is one of the largest producers and exporters of petroleum products in the world. With the rapidly increasing petroleum transportation planned through marine routes in North America,…
2024-04-12
Indigenous knowledge plays an increasingly vital role in academic scholarship, Canadian law and policy, and the promotion of environmental awareness. In the last three decades, the methods used to…
2024-04-05
Approaches of geographic automata grounded in the theories of complex spatial systems and geographic information science (GISc) have been utilized in many geospatial applications to analyze and…
2024-04-22
This study examines the public's perceived risk of violent crime on public transit in Metro Vancouver. Despite stable transit violent crime rates, there is growing distrust in the veracity of…
2024-04-24
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) offer an opportunity for municipalities to address three planetary crises, namely pollution, climate change, and biodiversity loss (United Nations, n.d.), while also…
2024-04-05
Perpetrators using a ruse in sexual homicide may experience delayed detection and provide the offender with an opportunity for a subsequent attempt if the initial effort fails. This study explores…
2024-04-17
Accurately reconstructing mixed-stock catches in the Fraser River is paramount for managing fisheries that can intercept or target at-risk Fraser River Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha).…
2024-04-05
Recovering species at risk requires careful consideration of their biology to identify the environmental needs that underpin restoration efforts. Endangered Nechako white sturgeon's recovery is…
2024-04-25
Author: Kong, Yani
This dissertation studies artworks made against the backdrop of emergency. I begin with Max Weber's (1946) proposition that the modern world is disenchanted, meaning humans experience separation…
2024-04-22
This study examines the negative effects of punitive policies on the rehabilitation of vulnerable inmates within Canada's federal correctional facilities. Interviews with ten experts suggest…
2024-03-13
The renewable energy transition in Canada is marred by colonialism and the dispossession of Indigenous lands. Despite these continuing historical legacies, many Indigenous communities are actively…
2024-04-18
Introduction: Tick populations are expanding in Canada, bringing an increased risk of tick-borne diseases (TBDs). Little is known about how British Columbia (BC) veterinary professionals handle ticks…