Recent works

2022-04-01
Food loss and waste occurs at an alarming rate while many households in Vancouver are food insecure; Meaning they go without stable access to sufficient food to fulfill the requirements for a healthy…
2022-03-09
Educators often lack the time and resources to learn, integrate, and customize featurerich software applications for their classes, and many struggle to keep up with the latest educational…
2021-10-20
THE PLACES WE CARRY combines windows, texts, and images to perform like a memoir of fragmented images of place and time. These images, are representations of the immediate urban landscape that has…
2021-11-30
Author: Dechka, Amy
In the last twenty years the world has seen great social, technological, and language changes that have left even best-selling backlist titles in need of updating. When Orca Book Publishers decided…
2021-08-30
Schools have increasingly adopted threat assessment to prevent violence, but there is limited insight into whether assessors adhere to recommended practices and consider assessment acceptable and…
2021-08-24
Short-term international retirement migration is a voluntary lifestyle where people around the age of retirement relocate from areas, typically those with cold winters, to areas with warmer and drier…
2021-06-23
Biodiversity loss is increasingly well understood on land, but the extinction risk trajectory remains largely unknown in the comparatively data-poor oceans. The Red List Index is used to track…
2021-05-05
In this thesis, a benchtop protocol for one-to-one replication of micro and nanostructures is described. Polycarbonate (PC) replicas are constructed via unconventional solvent-assisted molding using…
2022-03-25
Resource development projects impact Indigenous communities' health, leading to increased chronic conditions prevalence and reduced access to health services. Through an analysis linking…
2022-02-16
Coherent synthetic aperture radar (SAR) based terrain monitoring relies on effective image focusing, compensation of interferometric phase biases and mitigation of decorrelation effects. The…
2022-04-19
This thesis presents the epistemological context, plan and implementation of a study employing a variety of art projects aimed at facilitating arts-oriented inquiries into identity for classes of…
2022-01-24
Our ability to predict impacts of climate change on ecosystems is limited by complex species interactions. This is particularly the case among the world's temperate oceans where kelp forest…
2022-01-18
Author: Li, Yang
Chapter 1 develops a continuous-time, heterogeneous agents version of the Barro-Rietz rare disasters model. Following Gabaix (2012), the disaster probability is assumed to be time-varying. The…
2022-01-18
This thesis analyzes the context that resulted in the redevelopment of Burnaby's Cedar Place public housing and the strategies. It discusses the positive outcomes of this case, such as the non-…
2021-12-07
Author: Walter, Emma
Art publishing is a collection of niche industries which face unique challenges compared to traditional trade publishing. Distribution for art publications is a persisting problem in the Canadian…
2021-09-10
Restoration of salmonid habitat has been completed in many urban areas; however, the success of these projects may be limited without consideration of water quality. Urban watersheds are affected by…
2021-08-12
Singles people's well-being may depend partly on their relationship pedestal belief (RPB) – the belief that people must be in a relationship to be happy. Across three experimental studies (total…
2021-08-11
We propose TD-GEN, a graph generation framework based on tree decomposition, and introduce a reduced upper bound on the maximum number of decisions needed for graph generation. The framework includes…
2021-08-03
Author: King, Steff
Across Canada, thousands of Indigenous testimonies have reported deficiencies in how police and medico-legal professionals investigate their deaths. The problem, however, is that these individuals…
2021-06-14
The City of Surrey in British Columbia, Canada operates a district energy network (DEN) that supplies thermal energy for space and water heating to multiple buildings in the Surrey Centre area. The…