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2022-08-15
International retirement migration is the transnational movement of retirees who relocate from their home countries to elsewhere either short-term or permanently. Many older Canadians participate in…
2022-07-26
Virtual reality simulation (VRS) is an exciting new technique used in post-secondary healthcare education. VRS is an immersive 3D experience that allows students to practice skills in a safe yet…
2022-08-18
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) are complex mental health problems with common developmental pathways. Adverse childhood environments coupled with trait…
2022-08-26
Author: Chen, Lei
With the development of the life insurance industry, different types of life insurance products, in addition to the traditional ones, are being developed. A common and well-known life insurance…
2022-08-12
This thesis addresses the issue of self-concept shift in child and youth care practitioners in the educational milieu. It is an autobiographical rendering of my own development and education as CYC…
2022-07-15
Multimorbidity is characterized by the concurrence of two or more chronic conditions that are long in duration, intermittently variable, synergetic in effect, and unlikely to ever fully resolve.…
2022-08-29
Author: Yan, Youwei
We develop a data-oriented methodology to model and accommodate a potential multi-peak structure in the solar cycle. The method incorporates and extends the multi-level Bayesian model for a single-…
2021-12-22
The relationship between ride-hailing and urban mobility has challenged governments and policy-makers worldwide to advance overall mobility options. The main challenges are related to how ride-…
2022-08-13
Author: Little, Gail
The College of New Caledonia (CNC), released a Strategic Plan recently which emphasized dedication to a student-centered approach to teaching and learning. The institution values student feedback and…
2022-08-30
Author: Gupta, Ankit
Arthritis is a chronic condition which impairs mobility and reduces the quality of life. A physically active lifestyle is crucial for the successful management of the disease. Pervasive technology…
2022-08-30
Author: Bird, Brian
A small body of correlational work suggests that the steroid hormone testosterone may play an important role in economic decision-making, although mixed findings have raised questions about the…
2022-08-29
The Paleoproterozoic Great Slave Lake shear zone (GSLsz) is a crustal-scale dextral transcurrent structure that accommodated up to 700 km of oblique convergence between the Rae and Slave cratons…
2022-08-22
Quantifying the dynamics and energetics of a system as it undergoes a transition between stable conformations is central to the study of reaction mechanisms and the derivation of reaction rates. For…
2022-08-16
This exploratory research paper sets out to unpack the misalignment between provincial climate policies and legislated commitments to reconciliation, the meaning of a just transition to a low-carbon…
2022-05-13
Interference in the Stroop task is reduced when the word and color patch are placed at different locations and is diluted further by the presence of another distractor that is response-neutral. Such…
2021-10-14
With recent government engagement in addressing housing unaffordability across BC and Canada, community-based data collection is needed to capitalize on resource support to design strategic and…
2022-07-18
Subjectivity in wellness culture contains a central paradox: self-optimization, framed as the means to self-fulfillment, holistic health, and optimal well-being, presupposes an imperative to…
2022-08-10
Author: Dossa, Karim
Elimination of mandatory retirement has empowered faculty to self-determine their exit from academia. For so many who identify closely with their work and wish to remain productively engaged, facing…
2022-08-18
Author: Saha, Tushar
Information engines are a modern realization of a Gedankenexperiment proposed by James Clerk Maxwell in 1867. They can convert thermal fluctuations into useful work by applying feedback based on the…
2022-01-14
Author: Tan, Jiaqi
Despite advances in depth sensing and 3D reconstruction, mirror surfaces remain a significant source of errors. In existing 3D reconstruction, mirror surfaces are either missing or have incorrect…