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Its a rare experience to have lived formative years on a commune and to be the daughter of its leaders. In the late 1960s my parents were at the centre of a Toronto-based communitarian movement of baby boomers. During a ...
Director as Dreamer: Directing Strindberg's A Dream Play
What does it mean for a theatre production to have soul or spirit? What choices can the director make, starting from the conceiving process, to encourage a production to find spirit? How do these choices factor into the ...
Chasing the Image
My exhibition and paper addresses the physicality of the image, specifically that of the printed image and its material substrate, whether that image is photographically produced, or one created from printmaking processes. ...
Feature Profile: Elene Lam, Alumni, Field Instructor and Executive Director of of Butterfly (Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network)
Elene Lam is the founder and Executive Director of Butterfly (Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network) and the Migrant Sex Workers Project. She has been involved in both the gender and sex work movements, as well ...
Improving Ozone Measurements from Ground and Space-Based Instruments
Three topics that are outstanding issues in ozone research were discussed in this study. First, physical models of two primary standard instruments for total ozone measurements (the Dobson and Brewer ozone spectrophotometers) ...
Literacy Development in School-Aged Children With Simultaneous Bilateral Cochlear Implants
This 2-year study investigated the literacy development of school-aged children who were born deaf and received simultaneous bilateral cochlear implants at the age of 2 years old or younger. All participants lived in ...
Including Farmers' Voices in the Farm Labour Debate
While promoting sustainable agricultural, it is important to both address the many challenges to farming sustainably in Ontario and envision a comprehensive food ethic. One of the greatest challenges and unjust aspects of ...
The Acute Role of Glucocorticoids during Exercise on Lipid Metabolism
Glucocorticoids play a key role in regulating lipid metabolism but there is debate whether they are predominantly lipolytic versus lipogenic . It is necessary that we have a clear understanding of their role in the ...
Insurance Providers May Be Making Promises That They Can't Afford to Keep, with the Latest Generation of Retirement Income Products
Corporations, governments, and insurance companies may be underestimating the financial risks of the new generation of personal pension and retirement income products. Insurance providers may not be charging consumers ...
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From Science in the Arctic to Arctic Science: A Transnational Study of Arctic Travel Narratives, 1818-1883
This thesis examines the making and communicating of knowledge about the Arctic from a transnational perspective between 1818 and the First International Polar Year in 1882-83. By examining both well-known and hitherto ...
Women, Ecology, Disaster Management, and Recovery
Disasters are happening at an alarming rate, and in disaster risk reduction and recovery women and ecological systems are neglected. I contend that the value- hierarchical androcentric thinking entrenched in the value-belief-norm ...
Gathering Abundance: An Exploration of Urban Foraging Practices in Toronto
This paper explores different urban foraging practices within Toronto aiming to understand the motivations for foraging within an urban centre, how this is enacted, and how the context of Toronto affects this practice. As ...
The Political Economy of Oil Transportation and the Implications for Canada
In Canada, there are currently multiple oil pipeline projects being proposed, engaged in the regulatory process, or recently approved with conditions. While debates have focused on the environmental effects or environmental ...
Shifting Conceptions of Nature in Toronto: A Comparative Study of High Park and Rouge Park
Since their inception, parks have constantly been evolving and reflect social change. Beginning as gardens in the 18th Century to becoming a means to escape the harsh conditions of the city in the 19th Century, parks ...
Major Research Project Reflection Report MES Planning Program
Characteristics of the built environment have been found to influence the health of the population. Over the last two years of my Planning Program, I have taken several courses and independent studies during which I developed ...
Language Use Affects How Much an Immigrant Earns
Recent immigrants tend to have good educations. However, their language use and the amount of time that they have spent in Canada can have an impact on their earnings.
Emotionally Intelligent People Choose More Supportive Partners
Emotionally intelligent people – in other words, people with a greater ability to understand and use their emotions in their day-to-day life – tend to choose romantic partners who are supportive and not critical. The ...
Graduate Students Who Hold Themselves to High Standards Are More Prone to Depression Than Others
Academic perfectionists are more prone to major depression than others. Self-critical and 'needy' personality types are at risk for experiencing recurring bouts of major depression.
In the Voices of the Ancestors: Izangoma Trance Processes and Embodied Narratives Towards Decolonization Praxis
Izangoma, or diviners, are one type of traditional healer in Southern Africa. Despite colonial efforts to delegitimize and criminalize traditional healing and medicine, there are 300,000-350,000 traditional healers in South ...