Recent Submissions

  • Mechanisms underlying the production effect for singing. 

    Quinlan, Chelsea; Taylor, Tracy L. (Canadian Psychological Association, 2019)
    The production effect is defined as better memory for items that were read aloud compared to items that were read silently. Quinlan and Taylor (2013) expanded the findings of the production effect by demonstrating that ...
  • Campus Food Gardens 

    Cantafio, Justin; Gardinar, Ryan; MacNeil, Catherine; Partridge, Justin; Steenweg, Rolanda; Vance, Alexandra (2010-04)
    Through this report, our group attempted to provide students, faculty, and the surrounding community of Dalhousie’s campus with an image of sustainability consistent with Dalhousie’s greening the campus goals. This report ...
  • Social Factors Leading to Improper Waste Disposal in the Killam Library at Dalhousie University and the Role of Labels and Signs in Improving Waste Diversion 

    Robinson, Jessica; Kerr, Heather; Finley, Crystal; Lightfoot, Chelsey; Kucic-Riker, Jan (2012-04)
    The purpose of this study is to advance the Dalhousie University sustainability initiative by identifying significant avenues for improvement in waste management through conducting research in the Killam Library. The study ...
  • Feasibility Study for a Farmer’s Market on Dalhousie Campus 

    Cullimore, Evan; Seif Elivajr, Karim; Hale, Brannyn; Knapp, Kyle; Provoe, Angela; Greenland Smith, Simon (2010-04)
    This paper is designed to gauge student and faculty interest in a Dalhousie Farmer’s Market. Farmers markets are beneficial because they can help reduce food mileage, help support local economy, and provide students and ...
  • An Analysis of Resource Consumption in Cafeteria Dish-pits on Dalhousie Campuses 

    Semotiuk, Heather; Sharp, Jesse; Stewart, Emily; Tress, Robin; Wilson, Erin (2010-04)
    The goal of this Greening the Campus research project was to assess the water and energy use in the dishwashing facilities at the four Dalhousie residence cafeterias. Understanding the amount of water and energy used in ...
  • The Dalhousie Bike Centre Design Alternatives 

    Gallagher, Meghan; Gerrits, Stephanie; Glesta, Joseph; King, Caroline; Lampier, Jonathan; Remedios, Serin (2012-04)
  • Recommendations for promoting stair use in the Dalhousie Tupper Building 

    Adams, Tarryn; McOrmond, Laura; Tupper-Ring, Laura; Rowe, Ashleigh (2012-04)
    There is an increase in the proportion of people engaged in sedentary careers, which promotes a more inactive lifestyle. Promoting physical activity across Dalhousie campus is a major part of the Healthy Dalhousieʼs ...
  • Animal Testing at Dalhousie University: A brief insight into social, economic, and environmental effects of nonhuman animal testing 

    Ellis, Jessica; Hall, Mel; Ong, Phil; Wege, Leif; Paterson, Natalie; Smith, Chelsea (2010-04)
    The purpose of our research was to examine whether the use of nonhuman animal testing as a method of scientific progress is a sustainable undertaking. This report explored the opinions of literature sources through literature ...
  • Best Stormwater Management Designs using Bio-retention Retrofits at Dalhousie University 

    DeCoste, Bridgette; Pettinger, Tiara; Pirie, Robyn; Power, Nicole; Simone, Michelle; Westlund, Paul (2012-04)
    This project was designed to reduce Dalhousie University’s contribution to the stormwater surges that cause the city’s treatment facilities to overflow by answering: What external bio-retention retrofit designs can Dalhousie ...
  • DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY GENERATING RENEWABLE ENERGY THROUGH THE COMFIT PROGRAM: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY 

    Andrews, Matthew; Heymans, Kathleen; Hughes, Lee; MacKenzie, Quin; Maund, Meaghan; McGregor-Bales, Kaleigh (2012-04)
    Our team undertook an exploratory research project to explain how Dalhousie University could produce renewable electricity using wind power within the context of Nova Scotia’s Community-based Feed in Tariff (COMFIT) ...
  • University of King’s College Energy Audit: A Study of the School of Journalism Computer Labs 

    Bishop, Anna; Fallis, Chris; Gleason, Calvin; Maguire, Brittany; Vass, Tiffany (2013-04)
    In recent years, computer use has been steadily increasing, causing a significant increase in energy consumption by computers. One way to assist in reducing computer energy consumption is to employ proper power management, ...
  • The Edible Campus 

    Belliveau, Monica; Le Geyt, Melissa; MacLean, Ryan; Reeves, Yvonne; Woolgar, Erika (2013-04)
    The Edible Campus research project was suggested by the Dalhousie Student Union Sustainability Office (DSUSO) to identify ways of increasing campus sustainability by providing students access to fresh, local food ...
  • Studley House: Light Audit 

    Aucoin, Scott; Currie, Chris; Dohnal, Christopher; Ojoleck, Benjamin; MacGregor, Jason (2010-04)
    Energy consumption in many buildings at Dalhousie University is an expenditure which, in several cases, is able to be reduced. An examination was done into one area of energy consumption, the lighting system within the ...
  • Greening Dalhousie’s Built Environment 

    Giles, Haley; Huang, Yinuo (Stella); Lindsay, Sarah; MacDonald, Shannon; Otulakowski, Stephen; Robinson, Derek (2010-04)
    The ‘Greening the Campus’ movement aims to address sustainability and environmental awareness and action on campus. This project is directed at assessing the Life Sciences Centre building at Dalhousie University for ...
  • Assessment of Water Usage and Conservation Concerns on Carleton Campus, Dalhousie University 

    Mallinson, Authony; Quider, Elliott; Singh, Paul; Voegele, Christoph; Welk, Allison (2013-04)
    The primary objective of this research project was to determine the amount of water being wasted though dripping faucets, due to mechanical and behavioural error, on the Carleton Campus at Dalhousie University. In addition, ...
  • Food Sustainability Report Card for the Student Union Building at Dalhousie University 

    Bockermann, Carla; Borden, Megan; Eastman, Jessica; Grondin, Jacqueline; McArdle, Alexandra (2010-04)
    The concept of sustainable development is one of the big ideas of our time. Every individual needs to appreciate their part in turning our global challenges into opportunities to build more resilient local and global ...
  • Cooler Than Tap Water: A Study of Water Coolers and Tap Water on Dalhousie University Campus 

    MacDonald, Jill; Morrison, Courtney; Pembroke, Cara; Reed, Victoria; Tancock, Sonya (2011-04)
    Despite having consistent access to clean drinking water, nearly 100 water coolers exist on Dalhousie campus, as indicated by an audit performed by the Office of Sustainability (personal communications, February 2011). ...
  • Green Wall: The feasibility of a green wall in the Student Union Building 

    Cunliffe, Ally; Hiltz, Jessica; Littlefair-Wallace, Sam; Mustard, Kyle; Meyer-Macaulay, Owain; Struivig de Groot, Emma (2012-04)
    Green infrastructure is the concept of using plants in urban and indoor areas in order to receive the benefits of their natural biological processes and improve the overall living environment. One facet of green ...
  • DISPOSABLE CUP VERSUS REUSABLE MUG USE BEFORE AND DURING TIM HORTONS’ ROLL UP THE RIM CONTEST 

    Finlayson-Buck, Kenzie; Maxwell, Jacquelyn; Weddle, Brett; Janega, Lesley; Verbeek, David (2011-04)
    Waste diversion is beneficial whether from an economic, social, or environmental perspective. Landfills – the final destination of much waste – are costly and pose environmental and health concerns. By targeting consumption ...
  • Energy Use in the Student Union Building Kitchen 

    Brown, Daniel; Connolly, Katherine; Fogelman, Brad; Lyster, Clark (2011-04)
    i-Research Question and Objective: What is the current level of energy consumption in the Dalhousie Student Union Building (henceforth referred to as the SUB) kitchen, and to what extent can we lower consumption by either ...

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