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2023-08-23
Due to the Indigenous resurgence and decolonization movements seen across North America in recent decades, it is now well-documented that resource management has a deeply colonial and capitalist…
2023-11-30
The construction of a Frisch grid ionization chamber with positional sensitivity to ionizing particles is presented in this work. The SCI-CASTER project in the Simon Fraser University Nuclear Science…
2023-12-12
This thesis assessed cycling activity, perceived safety, and cycling accessibility after investments in cycling infrastructure in mid-sized Canadian cities. The research team worked with…
2023-11-08
This research study investigates the Surrey Central City shopping mall retrofitting project located in central Surrey, B.C and the surrounding neighborhood within a 500-meter radius. The study area…
2023-11-29
The dual-loaded loop antenna is a canonical electromagnetic field sensor that can simultaneously measure two field components instead of the single component of a single-port dipole or loop. This…
2023-12-08
This report is a detailed history of New Star Books and considers the following: the context of its founding in terms of the political movements of the times; changes in editorial choices based on…
2023-12-06
Multi-proxy analyses of clay mineralogy, δ13Corg and C/N of organic matter, and mass-specific magnetic susceptibility of late Miocene–early Pliocene Kueichulin Fm of the Taiwan Western Foreland Basin…
2023-12-15
Deindustrialization, globalization, and the changing demands of global supply chains are driving spatial changes at local and regional scales. The movement of goods and related infrastructure has…
2023-01-27
Diminished reality refers to changing human perception by concealing, replacing, or removing objects, with the primary objective of decreasing the amount of unnecessary information. Most research in…
2023-10-18
Author: Sagaii, Sara
Essay 1: During the 2010s, insurgent movements emerged on both ends of the political spectrum challenging political establishments across Europe. In the UK, UKIP's populist nationalism…
2023-12-04
Today's 2D user interfaces (UIs) are mature, while their 3D counterparts have not yet reached a similar state. For Virtual Reality (VR) systems, directly using 2D interactive elements as 3D…
2023-09-15
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a debilitating psychiatric disorder whose etiology remains poorly understood. Besides genetic factors, environmental risk factors such as traumatic events seem…
2023-12-04
Antiretroviral therapy suppresses HIV viremia, but no vaccine or cure exists. Rare individuals who spontaneously control infection mount robust antiviral CD8 T cell responses, indicating that these…
2023-10-13
In Canada, English as an additional language (EAL) teachers of adults perform the socially and economically necessary work of assisting newcomers and international students to develop the language…
2023-12-08
The rise of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI), particularly Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer (ChatGPT), highlights the pressing need to understand its impact within academia. This…
2023-09-27
Author: Fu, Henry
Pain lasting three months or longer is generally referred to as Chronic Pain (CP). According to Health Canada, approximately 20% of the Canadian population experience CP within their lifespan. CP…
2023-12-12
In the escalating crisis of drug toxicity deaths in Canada, reducing stigma towards people who use drugs (PWUD) has emerged as a priority, and mass media substance use-focused anti-stigma campaigns…
2023-12-05
Landscapes are lessening their ability to support wildlife because of threats from climate change and anthropogenic development. As a result, managers must focus on promoting landscape resilience to…
2023-12-14
Author: Shaw, Ryland
This thesis is a qualitative multimodal analysis of TikTok videos and interviews with eco-influencers that maps the actors and content present across three climate event case studies: the 2021…
2023-11-23
Through a speculative design approach, we explore the benefits and drawbacks of virtual memorials. This work is presented within the context of a fictional business, Memento Flori, which offers users…