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  • University research for sustainable development: definition and characteristics explored 

    Waas, T., A. Verbruggen, and T. Wright. 2010. "University research for sustainable development: definition and characteristics explored." Journal of Cleaner Production 18(7): 629-636.
    No abstract available.
  • Higher Education for Sustainable Development: An International Perspective 

    Wright, T., M. Clugston, and W. Calder. 2004. "Higher Education for Sustainable Development: An International Perspective." Ökologisches Wirtschaften 3(4).
    No abstract available.
  • A whole new green day at Dalhousie 

    Wright, T.. 2009. "A whole new green day at Dalhousie." Nova Scotia Business Journal 23(10): 16-16.
    The article offers information on the academic program titled "Environment, Sustainability and Society (ESS)," launched by the Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Feds fish for support 

    Rainham, Daniel,Wright, Tarah,. 1997. "Feds fish for support." Alternatives Journal 23(4).
    No abstract available.
  • Is green business an Oxymoron in Western Society 

    Wright, T.. 1998. "Is green business an Oxymoron in Western Society." Shades of Green 3.
    No abstract available.
  • Self-regulated learning about university teaching: an exploratory study 

    Kreber, Carolin, Heather Castleden, Nina Erfani, and Tarah Wright. 2005. "Self-regulated learning about university teaching: an exploratory study." Teaching in Higher Education 10(1): 75-97.
    While research on self-regulated learning has been proliferating over the past decade, also within higher education settings, only very few studies apply the notion of self-regulated learning to teaching. We offer this ...
  • Model Selection and Optimal Sampling in High-Throughput Experimentation. 

    Westerhuis, Johan A., Hans F. M. Boelens, David Iron, and Gadi Rothenberg. 2004. "Model Selection and Optimal Sampling in High-Throughput Experimentation.." Analytical Chemistry 76(11): 3171-3178.
    The practical difficulties encountered in analyzing the kinetics of new reactions are considered from the viewpoint of the capabilities of state-of-the-art high-throughput systems. There are three problems. The first problem ...
  • Higher Education for Sustainability: Developing a Comprehensive Research Agenda 

    Wright, Tarah. 2007. "Higher Education for Sustainability: Developing a Comprehensive Research Agenda." Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 1(1): 101-106.
    From 27 to 29 October 2005, 35 experts in higher education for sustainability (HES) representing 17 countries, gathered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This consultation represents the first gathering of HES researchers in ...
  • A Tenth Year Anniversary Retrospect: The Effect of the Halifax Declaration on Canadian Signatory Universities 

    Wright, Tarah Sharon Alexandra,. 2003. "A Tenth Year Anniversary Retrospect: The Effect of the Halifax Declaration on Canadian Signatory Universities." Canadian Journal of Environmental Education 8(1): 233-248.
    In 1991, sixteen Canadian universities endorsed the Halifax Declaration (HD) at the Conference on University Action for Sustainable Development in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This Declaration recognized the leadership role ...
  • Examining Influences on Environmental Concern and Career Choice among a Cohort of Environmental Scientists 

    Wright, Tarah S. A., and S. L. Wyatt. 2008. "Examining Influences on Environmental Concern and Career Choice among a Cohort of Environmental Scientists." Applied Environmental Education & Communication 7(1-2): 30-39.
    Although there is considerable literature discussing influence of environmental concern in the general population, and some literature specific to certain populations, to date there has not been a study that investigates ...
  • Examining the Literature: A Bibliometric Study of ESD Journal Articles in the Education Resources Information Center Database 

    Wright, Tarah, and Sarah Pullen. 2007. "Examining the Literature: A Bibliometric Study of ESD Journal Articles in the Education Resources Information Center Database." Journal of Education for Sustainable Development 1(1): 77-90.
    Using the tool of bibliometry, this study examines journal articles related to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in academic journals from 1990 to 2005. It offers a statistical description of the literature, ...
  • Old Planet, New Millennium, Same Excuses?: Taking Responsibility: The Need for Adult Environmental Education 

    Wright, Tarah Sharon Alexandra,. 2000. "Old Planet, New Millennium, Same Excuses?: Taking Responsibility: The Need for Adult Environmental Education." NHA3 New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development 14(3): 11-13.
    Education is recognized as an essential component to the advancement of humans living sustainably with the environment. While it is critical to instill an environmental ethic in school children, it is equally important ...
  • A Theory of Blossom Thinning to Consider Maximum Annual Flower Bud Numbers on Biennial Apple Trees 

    Pellerin, Brian P., Deborah Buszard, David Iron, Charles G. Embree, et al. 2011. "A Theory of Blossom Thinning to Consider Maximum Annual Flower Bud Numbers on Biennial Apple Trees." HortScience 46(1): 40-42.
    No abstract available.
  • Definitions and frameworks for environmental sustainability in higher education 

    Wright, Tarah S. A.,. 2002. "Definitions and frameworks for environmental sustainability in higher education." International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 3(3): 203-220.
    This paper reviews definitions and frameworks for sustainability in higher education by examining a set of major national and international declarations and institutional policies related to environmental sustainability ...
  • Optimal on-line sampling of parallel reactions: general concept and a specific spectroscopic example. 

    Rothenberg, Gadi, Hans F. M. Boelens, David Iron, and Johan A. Westerhuis. 2003. "Optimal on-line sampling of parallel reactions: general concept and a specific spectroscopic example.." Catalysis Today 81(3): 359-367.
    The gap between the discovery and the optimization phases in high-throughput systems is described and the problems that stem from the centralized nature of parallel reactor set-ups are outlined. It is proposed that online ...
  • Exploring the Usefulness of Kelly's Personal Construct Theory in Assessing Student Learning in Science Courses 

    Kreber, Carolin, Heather Castleden, Nina Erfani, Joan Lim, et al. 2003. "Exploring the Usefulness of Kelly's Personal Construct Theory in Assessing Student Learning in Science Courses." Teaching in Higher Education 8(3): 431-445.
    We explore the utility of George Kelly's Personal Construct Theory, specifically his repertory grid technique, to the assessment of student learning in undergraduate science courses. We provide an in-depth review of the ...
  • Monitoring the future of chemical reactions. 

    Rothenberg, Gadi, Hans F. M. Boelens, David Iron, and Johan A. Westerhuis. 2003. "Monitoring the future of chemical reactions.." Chimica Oggi 21(6): 80-83.
    The pros and cons of online anal. in high-throughput exptl. systems are outlined and the possibilities for using such systems for time-resolved anal. are discussed. A short qual. explanation is given for two descriptors, ...
  • Sustainability in higher education in Atlantic Canada 

    Beringer, Almut, Tarah Wright, and Leslie Malone. 2008. "Sustainability in higher education in Atlantic Canada." International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 9(1): 48-67.
    No abstract available.
  • Feeling green: Linking experiential learning and university environmental education 

    Wright, Tarah Sharon Alexandra. 2006. "Feeling green: Linking experiential learning and university environmental education." Higher Education Perspectives 2(1): 73-90.
    No abstract available.

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