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  • White, Katrina Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2000Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2000)
    In this study, I addressed how a large-scale wildfire affected a prairie arthropod community in southern Alberta, Canada. First, I looked at the general effects of disturbance on the arthropod community. Second, I addressed ...
  • Pearson, Kimberly J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2004)
    Species that are introduced outside of their native ranges are an important threat to biodiversity. In southwestern Alberta, Canada, sport and bait fish have been introduced into most waterbodies. I examined the effects ...
  • Tipper, J. M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2007)
    The class of high Tc superconductors share one common structural aspect, the existence of planes of copper and oxygen ions. These planes are thought to be the source of the superconducting behaviour. They can be represented ...
  • Harty, Roger Wayne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1987Education, 1987)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the nature and extent of changes in supervisor conference behavior which could be attributed to the effect of practice following a graduate course in Instructional Supervision. ...
  • Keeley, Robin J. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2014)
    The laboratory rat has been used for over a century, and through directed and accidental mechanisms, different rat strains were developed. This study examined the effect of strain and sex on metrics of brain size and ...
  • Hillman, Evan J (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2014)
    Globally, river systems have been regulated, reducing flows through diversions of water for societal use. In rarer scenarios, augmentation of flows may be undertaken, generally to convey water for irrigation agriculture. ...
  • Kuchapski, Kathryn A (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2013)
    Physical and chemical influences downstream of surface coal mines, including selenium (Se) release, water quality shifts, and habitat alterations can affect aquatic organisms. To evaluate these influences at the community ...
  • Miller, Lana L; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006.Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2006)
    Selenium (Se), an essential element, can bioaccumulate and become toxic. The main toxicity symptom in fish, teratogenicity, is mediated by oxidative stress; however, little is known about the effect of Se on the physiological ...
  • Lambert, Lois Anne (Lisa); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2007)
    State subventions to parties have been introduced in many Western democratic states with little discussion about the effect that such payments from a state to a political party have on the party. Political scientists, ...
  • Hamilton, Tayler Kaylen (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2013)
    This thesis investigates whether topography has a quantifiable effect on the spatial distribution of landcover within an inland sand dune ecosystem. To accomplish this, an investigation was undertaken to compare the ...
  • Dann, Andrea B (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    The ubiquitous presence of anthropogenic chemicals and their transformation products in surface water represents a toxicological concern from both an ecological standpoint and a human perspective as many of these chemicals ...
  • Thomas-Mitton, Jean Ella; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2001Education, 2001)
    As a female counselor working with individuals who have been physically, emotionally, and sexually abused, I have become aware of, and affected by, the issue of vicarious traumatization (VT) in the lives of counselors and ...
  • Pisanski, Katarzyna Alicja; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2010)
    The human voice might have been shaped by sexual selection. Hence, voice fundamental (F0, or pitch) and formant frequencies (Fn, or timbre) are proposed to convey fitness cues germane to rivals and potential mates. First, ...
  • Kromrey, Natalie A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Endocrine disrupting compounds and pesticides have been detected in rivers and irrigation canals of Southern Alberta, a semiarid region with irrigation-dependent crop production, intensive livestock operations, and a ...
  • Berth, Ilona; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Management, 2010Management, 2010)
    Following a meso-contingency approach (Rousseau & House, 1994), this study examined the relationship between efficacy beliefs and effectiveness outcomes in a team context. Specifically, the interaction effects of self-efficacy ...
  • Galbraith, Evelyn Van; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1994Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 1994)
    This thesis contains two parts: a novel, The Eighth Day and its critical commentary. The novel sets the story of Olivia, a contemporary protagonist, into the Sumerian myth of Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth. Like Inanna, ...
  • Ferguson, Elizabeth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, c2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2005)
    Science is curiosity about the natural world translated into knowledge; it serves to identify laws and validate hypotheses. The quest for knowledge is influenced by the paradigm of the scientist. The primary object of this ...
  • Donald, Dwayne Trevor; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbrige, Faculty of Education, 2003Education, 2003)
    Aboriginal educations is an ambiguous field of study that presents many challenging dilemmas for educators today. A major part of this ambiguity stems from the tendency to emphasize traditional cultural values, Aboriginal ...
  • McMullan, Amanda R (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    We are capable of effortlessly parsing a complex scene presented to us. In order to do this, we must segregate objects from each other and from the background. While this process has been extensively studied in vision ...
  • Ponjavic, Karla D (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2013)
    This thesis used the electroencephalogram (EEG) to measure the electrophysiological correlates of auditory distraction. Chapter One determined that relative to broad-band noise, the presence of a continuous speech signal ...

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