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TiF: Teaching in Focus Teaching Commons 3rd Annual Conference program
Conference programme for 2015 TiF conference
TIF: Teaching in Focus Teaching Commons 1st Annual Conference Program
Conference programme for 2013 TIF conference
Why the Pirate Flag is the Only One Worth Flying Direct-action and the Enforcement of International Marine Wildlife Conservation Laws
The subject of international law is fraught with debate over its legitimacy and efficacy. If laws without enforcement are merely good advice, then how can the environment be meaningfully protected by international legal ...
Women on the Margins of Imperial Plots: Farming on Borrowed Land
(Canadian Historical Association, 2018)
Report on the Helen Carswell Chair presentation at CRAM 2019
Members of the Helen Carswell Research Community participated in CRAM, a research festival at York Universtiy.
THREATS TO WILD ORANGUTANS: A CASE STUDY IN KUTAI NATIONAL PARK OF EAST KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA
The Northeast Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus morio) currently remains the only orangutan subspecies for which extinction risks cannot be accurately assessed due to a severe lack of information around the habitat conditions ...
TIF: Teaching in Focus Teaching Commons 4th Annual Conference program
Conference Program for 2016 TIF Conference
Photograph of EWC (2010, 13 March 2010, 55 Prince Charles Drive, Toronto, Ontario)
Photograph of EWC taken on 13 March 2010, Toronto, Ontario, for 50th High School Reunion, Shorewood High School, Shorewood, Wisconsin. [Photograph by EWC].
Study findings of the Grameen Bank higher education student loan services in Bangladesh
A survey conducted on the Grameen Bank higher education student loan services in Bangladesh in 2015-2016. The survey sample size is only 61, and the paper narrates the survey findings. The purpose of the survey is to know ...
Grameen Bank higher education student loan policies and strategies in Bangladesh
Grameen Bank disburses the higher education student loans and scholarships to its borrowers’ children. The GB higher education student loan can receive by a borrower for all of his children who are studying higher education ...
Jane Finch Community Research Partnership : November 29, 2016 Symposium Report
The Jane and Finch Community Research Partnership (JFCRP) held a symposium that brought together community residents, organizations, and York University academics on Tuesday November 29, 2016. The gathering addressed ...
Promoting Health and Well-Being by Managing for Social–Ecological Resilience: the Potential of Integrating Ecohealth and Water Resources Management Approaches
(Ecology and Society, 2011)
In coupled social–ecological systems, the same driving forces can result in combined social and environmental health inequities, hazards, and impacts. Policies that decrease social inequities and improve social cohesion, ...
Wikidata and archivists
Wikidata, the youngest Wikimedia project, launched in 2012 and archival information is increasingly being added to the knowledge base platform. This presentation provides a brief, non-technical introduction to Wikidata and ...
City Planning with Land Value Capture: A Comparative Analysis of Capture Policies in New York, London and Toronto
This paper examines the different ways public transit service providers and governments generate revenue through land value capture (LVC) tools in London, New York and Toronto. In this paper, LVC is examined as a levy that ...
The Use of Electronic Participation Tools in Urban Planning Projects in Toronto, Ontario
The public’s involvement in urban planning projects has been a contested and evolving topic. In this paper, I address how planners have changed their approach to participation in planning and how they are incorporating ...
Matter and Mind: on embodied ethics, education, and the environmental imaginary
This major research project is the culmination of a visual autoethnographical exploration and experimentation with relationality and environ-mental education in an urban setting. Charting a metamorphosed research process, ...
A Socio-ecological Approach to Measure Progress for Ontario’s Transition to a Green Economy: The Use of the Happy Planet Index
Government tends to look at economic growth and GDP as the primary measure of wellbeing in society. However, GDP does not consider many environmental impacts which have critical short and long-term economic effects. Due ...
Autotheory as Contemporary Feminist Practice: Performing Theory in Post-1960s Feminist Art, Literature, and Criticism
Autotheory is a term that has emerged in the zeitgeist of contemporary feminist cultural production to describe works of literature, art, and criticism that integrate autobiography and other explicitly subjective modes ...
A Multi-Level Policy Mix Analysis on Energy Efficiency Policies Impacting Buildings in Toronto and Calgary
Strengthening energy efficiency is a quick and cost-effective strategy for reducing energy use in the buildings sector, which accounts for 17% of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions. Public policies are a crucial tool for ...
A Primer on the Proposal of Social Connectedness through New Urbanism
Humans are social beings that are driven to communicate and interact with one another. This fact is made evident in the countless apps and media outlets dedicated to increasing social connectedness or the internal sense ...