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  • Vossebelt, Jorina (Lethbridge Undergraduate Research JournalUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Lethbridge, 2006-04)
    Children's Literature of the Nineteenth Century was often used to promote imperialist or nationalist ideas, as is evident in H. Rider Haggard's novel King Solomon's Mines. This paper examines Haggard's personal convictions ...
  • Chowdhury, S M Erfanul Kabir; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    This thesis is mainly concerned with the orthogonal designs of Baumert-Hall array type, OD(4n;n,n,n,n) where n=2k, k is odd integer. For every odd prime power p^r, we construct an infinite class of amicable T-matrices ...
  • Gholamiangonabadi, Hamed (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2012)
    Our main aim in this thesis is to produce new T-matrices from the set of existing T-matrices. In Theorem 4.3 a multiplication method is introduced to generate new T-matrices of order st, provided that there are some ...
  • Appau, Adriana Boakyewaa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Economics, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Economics, 2013)
    This thesis employs a dynamic form of the gravity model and data from 1988-2005 to estimate the effects of RTAs in SSA on intra-African trade. The thesis proposes a better approach to examining member-nonmember trade ...
  • Chipindirwi, Simbarashe (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2012)
    Gene expression is random owing to the low copy numbers of molecules in a living cell and the best way to study it is by use of a stochastic method, specifically the chemical master equation. The method is used here to ...
  • Rahman, Tanzila; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2013)
    Most cancer treatments are genotoxic agents that target and damage DNA as part of their mechanism of action. Recently, it was discovered that cancer cells with damaged DNA can escape the DNA damage checkpoint and enter ...
  • Hambrook, Dillon A; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    It is usually easy to understand speech, but when several people are talking at once it becomes difficult. The brain must select one speech stream and ignore distracting streams. This thesis tested a theory about the neural ...
  • Speakman, Carolyn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2000Education, 2000)
    Portfolio assessment-as-pedagogy, as implemented in a college writing course, is examined in light of the themes present in the literature concerning portfolio assessment. The instructional processes used in English 155, ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2004)
    This thesis investigates the behavioural and anatomical correlates of recovery from motor cortex damage in rats. The effectiveness of behavioural, pharmacological, and regenerative treatments was investigated using models ...
  • Charlton, Christopher; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political Science, 2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2009)
    Like its counterparts in other provinces, the Alberta New Democratic Party has a formal relationship with organized labour. This thesis will examine the logic of the underlying relationship that persists between the two ...
  • Torry, Jamie L; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1996Education, 1996)
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  • Ghasemaghai, Zahra (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArt and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2014)
    Music classification is a core task in the field of Music Information Retrieval (MIR). Classification refers to recognizing patterns in data. Music classification assigns genre, style, mood and etc. to each piece of ...
  • Wu, Di; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    This paper incorporates Porter’s diamond model to analyze China’s automobile industry. Besides looking at the four determinants of competitiveness in the original model, this study specifically examines the impact of ...
  • Yao, Youli; Robinson, Alexandra M; Zucchi, Fabiola CR; Robbins, Jerrah C; Babenko, Olena; Kovalchuk, Olga; Kovalchuk, Igor; Olson, David M; Metz, Gerlinde AS (BioMed CentralArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Alberta, 2014)
    Abstract Background: Chronic stress is considered to be one of many causes of human preterm birth (PTB), but no direct evidence has yet been provided. Here we show in rats that stress across generations has downstream ...
  • Richards, Sonja (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    This thesis examines both behavioral and anatomical effects of prenatal exposure of Valproic Acid (VPA) on Long Evans rats. Tactile stimulation (TS) is then used to investigate its’ effect on remediating any abnormalities ...
  • Van Marck, Amy (Lethbridge Undergraduate Research JournalUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-12)
    Anorexia Nervosa is a disorder suffered by primarily women throughout the world. Exploring the causes and treatment methods has been the focus of research of many therapists and psychologists. The traditional perspective ...
  • Morgan, Kelly J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2008Education, 2008)
    Anorexia nervosa is a serious and persistent mental health disorder that has the highest mortality risk and suicide rate of any psychiatric illness in the Western world. Anorexia nervosa presents a challenge to understand ...
  • Joty, Shafiz Rayhan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2008)
    When a user is served with a ranked list of relevant documents by the standard document search engines, his search task is usually not over. He has to go through the entire document contents to find the precise piece of ...
  • Sadid-Al-Hasan, Sheikh; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2009)
    The term “Google” has become a verb for most of us. Search engines, however, have certain limitations. For example ask it for the impact of the current global financial crisis in different parts of the world, and you can ...
  • James, Clayton; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    Parasites exert substantial costs on their hosts. Thus, natural selection should favour behavioural defenses that reduce hosts’ exposure to parasites. This prediction has rarely been tested for aquatic hosts exposed to ...