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Towards an Ontology and Canvas for Strongly Sustainable Business Models: A Systemic Design Science Exploration
An ontology describing the constructs and their inter-relationships for business models has recently been built and evaluated: the Business Model Ontology (BMO). This ontology has been used to conceptually power a popular ...
Fall 2013 Newsletter
(LGBBTQ Home Care Access Project, 2013)
Diversity in Libraries: The Case for the Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Network
(Canadian Library Association (CLA), 2013-02)
Antiviral Strategies for Emerging Influenza Viruses in Remote Communities
(PLoS ONE, 2013-04-22)
Background: Due to the lack of timely access to resources for critical care, strategic use of antiviral drugs is crucial for mitigating the impact of novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential in remote and isolated ...
How Do Young Adults Prefer to Access Mental Health Information?
KT strategies for sharing mental health information need to include both active and passive options for young adults. This includes the use of both old and new media tools.
Should Preventive Detention Be Legal for Repeat Violent Offenders?
PVDO is a proposed method to legally and morally detain dangerous offenders by creating a new offence. People would be tried and convicted of this offence using the usual standards of criminal proof and trial procedures. ...
Who Speaks for Libraries and Librarians.
Stripping the Stacks: Librarians, Pornography and Pedagogical Possibility
When librarians and faculty work together as research partners, building unique collections and developing mutually constitutive research questions, new pedagogical possibilities emerge demonstrating the relationship between ...
Robust tests of equivalence for k independent groups
A common question of interest to researchers in psychology is the equivalence of two or more groups. Failure to reject the null hypothesis of traditional hypothesis tests such as the ANOVA F‐test (i.e., H0: μ1 = … = μ k ) ...
MNCs Can Devalue the Brand of "Fair Trade" and Exclude Co-operatives
Creating a network of co-operatives may counter the dominance that MNCs hold on Fair Trade. This includes a joint effort to market and support the goods of small producers, influence public policy, and to develop a separate ...
The Study of Poverty Has a Long Connection to the History of Racism and Racial Knowledge
Social welfare policies are shaped by the way poverty has been viewed in history. When social policies today are studied in separation from studying the past, it erases their long connection to race and the impact on women’s ...
Remodeling Southeast Asian Tunings
Since the pioneering reports of Ellis (1884, 1885) and Stumpf (1901), studies of Southeast Asian tunings have been methodologically problematic. Abstract numbers, empirical measurements, indigenous claims, and perceptual ...
Reductions in negative automatic thoughts in students attending mindfulness tutorials predicts increased life satisfaction
(Hipatia Press, 2013)
University education confronts students with stressful developmental challenges that can lead to mental health problems. Innovative programs must address an increasing prevalence of these problems but are impeded by the ...
Equivalence testing: A novel approach to evaluating the gender similarities hypothesis
Proponents of what has been termed the Gender Similarities Hypothesis (GSH) have typically relied on meta-analyses as well as the generation of nonsignificant tests of mean differences to support their argument that the ...
Effectiveness of residential treatment for substance-abusing youth: Benefits of the Pine River Institute program
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2013)
We investigated the effectiveness treatment for substance abusing youth at an innovative residential program in Canada, the Pine River Institute (PRI). We explored (a) whether pretreatment problems were predicted by ...
Evaluating the equivalence of, or difference between, psychological treatments: An exploration of recent intervention studies
(Canadian Psychological Association, 2013)
In behavioral science research there is often the need to determine if an outcome variable differs, or is equivalent, across groups. Significance tests are the most prevalently applied data analysis method for this type ...
Pain-related anxiety influences pain perception differently in men and women: A quantitative sensory test across thermal pain modalities
The sexes differ with respect to perception of experimental pain. Anxiety influences pain perception more in men than in women; however, there lacks research exploring which anxiety constructs influence pain perception ...
Gabapentin reduces preoperative anxiety and pain catastrophizing in highly anxious patients prior to major surgery: a blinded randomized placebo-controlled trial
Gabapentin is increasingly being used for the treatment of postoperative pain and a variety of psychiatric diseases, including chronic anxiety disorders. Trials have reported mixed results when gabapentin has been administered ...
Validity of the Patient Specific Functional Scale in patients following upper extremity nerve injury
Purpose. This study evaluated the validity of the Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) in patients with upper extremity nerve injury. Methods. Following Research Ethics Boards (REB) approval, we included English-speaking ...