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Faculty Publications (Social Sciences)

Faculty Publications (Social Sciences)

 

Includes articles from BioMed Central Click on this link to see Work published with BioMed Central, Chemistry Central and SpringerOpen by researchers at University of Victoria.

Recent Submissions

  • Murray, Cathryn Clarke; Agbayani, Selina; Ban, Natalie C. (Global Ecology and Conservation, 2015)
    With increasing human population, large scale climate changes, and the interaction of multiple stressors, understanding cumulative effects on marine ecosystems is increasingly important. Two major drivers of change in ...
  • Williams, R.; Wright, A.J.; Ashe, E.; Blight, L.K.; Bruintjes, R.; Canessa, R.; Clark, C.W.; Cullis-Suzuki, S.; Dakin, D.T.; Erbe, C.; Hammond, P.S.; Merchant, N.D.; O'Hara, P.D.; Purser, J.; Radford, A.N.; Simpson, S.D.; Thomas, L.; Wale, M.A. (Ocean & Coastal Management, 2015)
    Anthropogenic underwater noise is now recognized as a world-wide problem, and recent studies have shown a broad range of negative effects in a variety of taxa. Underwater noise from shipping is increasingly recognized as ...
  • Weuve, Jennifer; Proust-Lima, Cecile; Power, Melinda C.; Gross, Alden L.; Hofer, Scott M.; Thiebaut, Rodolphe; Chene, Genevieve; Glymour, M. Maria; Dufouil for the MELODEM Initiative, Carole (Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 2015)
    Clinical and population research on dementia and related neurologic conditions, including Alzheimer's disease, faces several unique methodological challenges. Progress to identify preventive and therapeutic strategies rests ...
  • Chow, Clifton; Wettlaufer, Ashley; Zhao, Jinhui; Stockwell, Tim; Pauly, Bernie; Vallance, Kate (Drug and Alcohol Review, 2017-12-21)
    Introduction and Aims: Managed Alcohol Programs (MAPs) aim to reduce harms experienced by unstably housed individuals with alcohol use disorders by providing regulated access to beverage alcohol, usually alongside housing, ...
  • Bailey, Megan; Favaro, Brett; Otto, Sarah; Charles, Anthony; Devillers, Rodolphe; Metaxas, Anna; Tyedmers, Peter; Ban, Natalie C.; Mason, Taylor; Hoover, Carie; Duck, Thomas J.; Fanning, Lucia; Milley, Chris; Cisneros-Montemayor, Andrés M.; Pauly, Daniel; Cheung, William W.L.; Cullis-Suzuki, Sarika; Teh, Louise; Sumaila, U. Rashid (Marine Policy, 2016)
    Canada's ocean ecosystem health and functioning is critical to sustaining a strong maritime economy and resilient coastal communities. Yet despite the importance of Canada's oceans and coasts, federal ocean policy and ...
  • Gibson, J.J.; Birks, S.J.; Yi, Y.; Moncur, M.C.; McEarchern, P.M. (Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 2016)
    Study region: This study spans the Prairie/parkland/boreal transition in central Alberta, including lakes in the Athabasca, North Saskatchewan, Battle River and Red Deer Basins. Study focus: Stable isotopes of water, ...
  • Frid, Alejandro; McGreer, Madeleine; Haggarty, Dana R.; Beaumont, Julie; Gregr, Edward J. (Global Ecology and Conservation, 2016)
    Indigenous people harvest wild species for food and cultural practice, fundamentally linking biodiversity conservation and indigenous rights. Rockfishes (Sebastes spp.) are culturally significant to indigenous people (or ...
  • Ban, Stephen S.; Alidina, Hussein M.; Okey, Thomas A.; Gregg, Rachel M.; Ban, Natalie C. (Global Ecology and Conservation, 2016)
    The effects of climate change on marine ecosystems are accelerating. Identifying and protecting areas of the ocean where conditions are most stable may provide another tool for adaptation to climate change. To date, research ...
  • Gibson, J.J.; Yi, Y.; Birks, S.J. (Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 2016)
    Study region This study is based on the rapidly developing Athabasca Oil Sands region, northeastern Alberta. Study focus Hydrograph separation using stable isotopes of water is applied to partition streamflow ...
  • Cheng, Shikun; Li, Zifu; Uddin, Sayed Mohammad Nazim; Mang, Heinz-Peter; Zhou, Xiaoqin; Zhang, Jian; Zheng, Lei; Zhang, Lingling (Journal of Environmental Management, 2017)
    The wide-spread prevalence of unimproved sanitation technologies has been a major cause of concern for the environment and public health, and China is no exception to this. Towards the sanitation issue, toilet revolution ...
  • Lloyd-Fox, S.; Begus, K.; Halliday, D.; Pirazzoli, L.; Blasi, A.; Papademetriou, M.; Darboe, M.K.; Prentice, A.M.; Johnson, M.H.; Moore, S.E.; Elwell, C.E. (Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2017)
    Brain and nervous system development in human infants during the first 1000 days (conception to two years of age) is critical, and compromised development during this time (such as from under nutrition or poverty) can have ...
  • Mayo, Chantel Dana; Mazerolle, Erin L.; Ritchie, Lesley; Fisk, John D.; Gawryluk, Jodie R. (NeuroImage: Clinical, 2017)
    Background: Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Current avenues of AD research focus on pre-symptomatic biomarkers that will assist with early diagnosis of AD. The majority of magnetic ...
  • Kang, Shichang; Yi, Yi; Xu, Yanwei; Xu, Baiqing; Zhang, Yulan (Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 2017)
    Study region The Nam Co, the second largest and highest saline lake in central Tibetan Plateau, China. Study focus Since the establishment of the Nam Co research station, a large number of water isotope measurements ...
  • Rock, Luc; McNaughton, Cameron; Black, Andy; Nesic, Zoran; Whiticar, Michael; Grant, Nick; Jassal, Rachhpal; Lahvis, Matthew; Davies, Christian; DeVaull, George; Shevalier, Maurice; Nightingale, Michael; Mayer, Bernhard (Energy Procedia, 2017-07)
    The Quest Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project in Alberta, Canada, is a fully integrated project, as it involves the capture, transport, injection, storage of CO2, and a measurement, monitoring and verification (MMV) ...
  • Geertsema, Marten; Blais-Stevens, Andrée; Kwoll, Eva; Menounos, Brian; Venditti, Jeremy G.; Grenier, Alain; Wiebe, Kelsey (Sedimentary Geology, 2017-12)
    The Lakelse Lake area in northwestern British Columbia, Canada, has a long history, and prehistory, of rapid sensitive clay landslides moving on very low gradients. However, until now, many landslides have gone undetected. ...
  • Liem, Joel L.; Kozyrskyj, Anita L.; Benoit, Cecilia; Allan B. Becker (Canadian Respiratory Journal, 2007-09)
    BACKGROUND: Ideally, on diagnosis of asthma in a child, parents are counselled to decrease environmental tobacco smoke exposure to their children. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a diagnosis of asthma in children altered ...
  • Bendayan, R.; Piccinin, A.M.; Hofer, S.M.; Cadar, D.; Johansson, B.; Muniz-Terrera, G. (Journal of Aging Research, 2017-05)
    The aim of this study is to explore the pattern of change in multiple measures of cognitive abilities in a sample of oldest-old adults, comparing two different time metrics (chronological age and time to death) and therefore ...
  • Lindwall, Magnus; Cimino, Cynthia R.; Gibbons, Laura E.; Mitchell, Meghan B.; Benitez, Annie; Brown, Cassandra L.; Kennison, Robert F.; Shirk, Steven D.; Atri, Alireza; Robitaille, Annie; MacDonald, Stuart W.S.; Zelinski, Elizabeth M.; Willis, Sherry L.; Schaie, K. Warner; Johansson, Boo; Praetorius, Marcus; Dixon, Roger A.; Mungas, Dan M.; Hofer, Scott M.; Piccinin, Andrea M. (Journal of Aging Research, 2012-07)
    The present study used a coordinated analyses approach to examine the association of physical activity and cognitive change in four longitudinal studies. A series of multilevel growth models with physical activity included ...
  • Mitchell, Meghan B.; Cimino, Cynthia R.; Benitez, Andreana; Brown, Cassandra L.; Gibbons, Laura E.; Kennison, Robert F.; Shirk, Steven D.; Atri, Alireza; Robitaille, Annie; MacDonald, Stuart W.S.; Lindwall, Magnus; Zelinski, Elizabeth M.; Willis, Sherry L.; Schaie, K. Warner; Johansson, Boo; Dixon, Roger A.; Mungas, Dan M.; Hofer, Scott M.; Piccinin, Andrea M. (Journal of Aging Research, 2012-07)
    Engagement in cognitively stimulating activities has been considered to maintain or strengthen cognitive skills, thereby minimizing age-related cognitive decline. While the idea that there may be a modifiable behavior that ...
  • Brown, Cassandra L.; Gibbons, Laura E.; Robitaille, Annie; Lindwall, Magnus; Shirk, Steven D.; Atri, Alireza; Cimino, Cynthia R.; Benitez, Andreana; MacDonald, Stuart W.S.; Zelinski, Elizabeth M.; Willis, Sherry L.; Schaie, K. Warner; Johansson, Boo; Dixon, Roger A.; Mungas, Dan M.; Hofer, Scott M.; Piccinin, Andrea M.; Kennison, Robert F.; Mitchell, Meghan B. (Journal of Aging Research, 2012-07)
    Social activity is typically viewed as part of an engaged lifestyle that may help mitigate the deleterious effects of advanced age on cognitive function. As such, social activity has been examined in relation to cognitive ...

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