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  • Babalola, Titilola (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of English, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2013)
    In this thesis, I examine absurd realism as a literary subgenre in postmodern American fiction. I define the concept of absurd realism, focusing on the features that characterize it as a postmodern subgenre. I also look ...
  • Walton, Frank Stewart; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1997Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1997)
    In the development of explosively formed projectiles (EFPs), researchers are faced with the problem of testing prospective metals at high strain rates. So far it has been assumed that, relative to the cooling time, the ...
  • Penner, James Allan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1995Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 1995)
    Taking as a given the general decline of organized religion in Canada, this thesis attempts to document the present lack of commitment towards organized religion among adolescents. Four questions are explored: (1) how ...
  • Spanswick, Simon; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2010)
    Long-term adrenalectomy (ADX) results in a specific loss of dentate gyrus granule cells in the hippocampus of adult rats, occurring over a period of weeks to months. This loss of granule cells results in cognitive deficits ...
  • Driscoll, Ira; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceNeuroscience, 2005)
    The purpose of the current thesis was twofold: (1) to examine various factors that might be contributing to age-related learning and memory deficits specifically related to the hippocampus, and (2) to validate our rat model ...
  • Ren, Xiaomeng; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2007)
    Agricultural vulnerability is generally referred to as the degree to which agricultural systems are likely to experience harm due to a stress. In this study, an existing analytical method to quantify vulnerability was ...
  • Patterson, Shane; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2001)
    Land application of wood ash is becoming more appealing, as a disposable alternative, to landfilling options. It is estimated that 110,000 tonnes of wood ash is produced annually in Alberta by cogeneration systems, a large ...
  • Johnson, Ryan L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2000Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2000)
    Leaf area index (LAI) provides forestry information that is important for regional scale ecological models and in studies of global change. This research examines the effects of mountainous terrain on the radiometric ...
  • Grier, Angela (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education.Faculty of Education, 2014-07-16)
    The purpose of this thesis was to identify culturally appropriate means of engaging with Blackfoot and Indigenous clients seeking counselling. Blackfoot prayer is symbolic of the entire sacred worldview and universe of ...
  • Ducheminsky, Nicholas (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    I used observational data from natural encounters with predators and the controlled pre- sentation of aerial and terrestrial predator alarm calls to assess the hypothesis that these acoustically discernable calls trigger ...
  • Aiyegbusi, Olufemi (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2012Management, 2012)
    Our study examines some design alternatives for a carbon market by exploring the fledgling Alberta carbon market. We attempt to evaluate the performance of these designs on the bases of trade volume, cost efficiency and ...
  • Schindeler, Marda; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1998Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 1998)
    Alberta's first arts legislation, the Cultural Development Act, was passed in 1946. It was followed by numerous policy initiatives to support the arts, including creation of facilities for training of artists, development ...
  • Thomas, Dallas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Computer Science, 2006)
    This study seeks to design algorithms that may be used to determine if a given lattice is a good approximation to a given rigid protein structure. Ideal lattice models discovered using our techniques may then be used in ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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