• Navigating the Ethics of River Tourism in the Canadian Arctic

    Navigating the Ethics of River Tourism in the Canadian Arctic

    Nancy Doubleday

    Researchers worked with tourists and Indigenous groups to explore how these communities create the “nature” of a Canadian Arctic riverscape through distinct perspectives and practices, as a way to foster understanding and mutual respect for diverse...

  • Raising Awareness of Human Interconnections with the Sea

    Raising Awareness of Human Interconnections with the Sea

    Chris Myhr

    This artistic research produced a film and exhibition titled Approaches to Erg which recreated the effect of being underwater in the Halifax Harbour to draw our attention to the dynamic relationships that connect us to the large bodies of water...

  • The Political Lives of Migrants

    The Political Lives of Migrants

    Peter Nyers

    Citizenship is often viewed as a means of excluding migrants from participating in political affairs. However, migrants are capable of contesting this exclusion and viewing themselves as citizens through their actions.

  • More Protein Combined With Exercise May Lead to Weight Loss and Muscle Gain

    More Protein Combined With Exercise May Lead to Weight Loss and Muscle Gain

    Stuart Phillips

    Ideally, weight loss involves a loss of body fat and the maintenance or a gain of muscle or lean body mass. This randomized control trial demonstrates that a low-calorie, high-protein diet combined with intense exercise helps promote a loss in fat...

  • Northern Peatland Vulnerability to Wildfires

    Northern Peatland Vulnerability to Wildfires

    James Michael Waddington

    In a drying global climate, northern peatlands (particularly those that have been mined or drained) are at risk for experiencing high-frequency fires and degrading carbon stocks. Mitigating the risk of deep burning through restoration efforts such...

  • Gender, Race and chances of Promotion

    Gender, Race and chances of Promotion

    Rochelle Wijesingha

    Achieving tenure and promotion are significant milestones in the career of a university faculty member. However, research often indicates that racialized and female faculty do not receive tenure and promotion at the same rate as their non-racialized...

  • What Determines Persistence and Academic Success in University?

    What Determines Persistence and Academic Success in University?

    Martin Dooley

    Students with similar high school GPAs, but who are from neighbourhoods and high schools of varying characteristics, have similar chances of success in university. Students’ high school GPAs are by far the best predictors of persistence and academic...

  • Are book reviews subjective?

    Are book reviews subjective?

    Phillipa Chong

    Book reviewers use four main strategies to turn their subjective opinions into more objective assessments: recognizing conflicts of interest, maintaining critical autonomy, using evidence-based reviewing, and applying reflexive reading.

  • War on Drugs 2.0

    War on Drugs 2.0

    Gregory Hooks

    The militarized war on drugs in Colombia is extremely harmful to the environment. All parties involved in efforts to support or suppress cocaine production have detrimental effects on the environment. This conflict exemplifies the new way wars are...