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  • McCulloch, Ariana; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2005Education, 2005)
    This research utilized data concerning adolescents at imminent risk for harm confined to the Edmonton and Lethbridge secure treatment centres in Alberta. Once screened for inclusion criteria in a single stage, non-random ...
  • Thannhauser, Jennifer; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2005Education, 2005)
    This qualitative study explored the psychosocial experiences of children and adolescents with early-onset multiple sclerosis. In particular, an emphasis was placed on examing peer relationships and social behaviours in ...
  • Smith, Lori K.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1996)
    Playing is a common behavior among juveniles of many mammalian species, including rats (Rattus norvegicus). The mechanisms underlying the change that occurs in the play fighting of male rats at puberty were the focus of ...
  • de Grandpré, Sylvie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    This study explores how developing purposeful relationships with students fosters engagement. Grade seven students were surveyed, interviewed, and given the opportunity to reflect on the first seven years of their ...
  • Schmidt, Martina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate how students in Grade Five and Six generate explanation for scientific phenomena and how they evaluate the quality of these explanations. In part, this was done by analyzing the ...
  • Burgess, Eric (Faculty of EducationLethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty. of Education, 2017)
    During the past 20 years, there has been significant advancement in our conceptualization of problem gambling behaviour. Despite this progression, there remains a paucity of knowledge about gendered problem gambling ...
  • Dutta, Anindita; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2016)
    Quantum theory of gravity deals with the physics of the gravitational field at Planck length scale (10^(−35) m). Even though it is experimentally hard to reach the Planck length scale, one can look for evidence of quantum ...
  • Veldman, Kimberley Treena; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2016)
    The instructional approach of dimensional analysis has been identified as an effective method for promoting conceptual understanding and decreasing calculation errors of nursing students. The purpose of this study was to ...
  • Dubien, Stephen; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2005)
    Question answering (QA) is a relatively new area of research. QA is retriecing answers to questions rather than information retrival systems (search engines), which retrieve documents. This means that question answering ...
  • McRae, Dorothy A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Most breast cancer patients undergo radiation diagnostics and are also treated with radiotherapy. In addition to being an important treatment modality, ionizing radiation (IR) is a potent tumour-causing agent that has been ...
  • Luzhna, Lidiya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Breast cancer is a major cause of cancer-related death among women throughout the world. Treatment of breast cancer often fails due to the development of resistance to both chemo- and radiotherapy. The aim of this study ...
  • Merrifield, Matthew; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Science, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    PiRNAs and their Piwi family protein partners are part of a germline specific epigenetic regulatory mechanism essential for proper spermatogenesis, silencing of transposable elements, and maintaining germline genome ...
  • Tamminga, Jan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2008)
    Approximately 45% of men will develop cancer during their lifetime; some of which will be of reproductive age (Canadian Cancer Society, 2008). Current advances in treatment regimens such as radiotherapy have significantly ...
  • Plotsky, Kyle; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    Radiographic images of the skull and vocal tract of adults from two canid species were analyzed for two studies addressing functional issues in animal communication and human language. Study 1 tested the hypothesis that ...
  • Khan, Soma Farin (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    In this thesis we explore the centrality rankings of functions in call graphs of scientific software using spectral method. Dependency Structure Matrix (DSM) is used as a modeling tool to represent and examine pattern ...
  • Smith, Dustin D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2016)
    Myo-inositol polyphosphates (IPs) are ubiquitous in nature and involved in various cellular events. Dephosphorylation of IPs by protein tyrosine phosphatase-like polyphosphatases (PTPLPs) occurs via a complex pathway, and ...
  • Tang, Shouchun (Terry); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2006)
    The Intrinsic Low-Dimensional Manifold (ILDM) has been adopted as an approximation to the slow manifold representing the long-term evolution of a non-linear chemical system. The computation of the slow manifold simplifies ...
  • Shields, Rachel (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Sociology, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2012)
    This thesis explores the ways in which modern history-writing practices reiterate race-based categories of citizenship. To investigate these practices across time, I have examined discourses produced by the United Farm ...
  • Waite, Leslie Anne (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2013Education, 2013)
    This thesis begins with the premise that in order to be mathematical students must first discover and develop their creativity. Within the context of classroom-based action research, the following questions are examined: ...
  • Schalk, Lisa L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2016)
    This thesis examines how postwar Dutch immigrants who came to southern Alberta re-created their self-understanding in light of their new situations. Oral history interviews which I conducted with nine of these postwar ...

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