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  • Weasel Head, Gabrielle; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2011)
    This thesis explores Blackfoot homelessness in relation to traditional attachments to Blackfoot territory. It addresses the underlying causes of Blackfoot homelessness in the city of Lethbridge. It speaks to the participants’ ...
  • Molina, Leonardo A. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2012)
    NMDA receptor antagonists such as Ketamine and PCP are potent psychoactive drugs used recreationally. This class of drug induces a number of phenomena in humans similar to those associated with schizophrenia including ...
  • Belzil, Camille (Lethbridge Undergraduate Research JournalUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-06)
    As a family, Alu retrotransposons compose the single largest component of the human genome [2]. They are thought to have arisen from the gene coding for 7SL RNA, a component of the signal recognition particle [14, 19, 23]. ...
  • Belzil, Camille (Lethbridge Undergraduate Research JournalUniversity of LethbridgeUniversity of Lethbridge, 2007-01)
    Alzheimer's dementia is a complex disorder in both its symptoms and its mechanisms. While it is not a normal part of aging, its prevalence increases exponentially with age. As the 'baby-boomer' generation begins to enter ...
  • Greenshields, Mary Clare; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of English, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2010)
    This thesis is organised into two chapters and an appendix. The first chapter explores the significant American expatriate movement in France in the early part of the twentieth century, in an effort to answer the question ...
  • 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 ...
  • Eva, Nicole (Arts and ScienceLibraryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016-01-18)
    This article investigates the importance of journal titles in the area of Management and Economics at the University of Lethbridge in southern Alberta, Canada. Not wanting to rely solely on usage data, the author undertook ...
  • 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 M.; Kovalchuk, Olga; Kovalchuk, Igor; Olson, David M.; Metz, Gerlinde A. (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 ...