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  • Silasi, Gergely; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Stroke remains a leading cause of disability in the western world, with symptoms ranging in severity from mild congnitive or motor impairments, to severe impairments in both cognitive and motor domains. Despite ongoing ...
  • Vande Griend, Tara; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2011Health Sciences, 2011)
    A constructivist philosophical paradigm and van Manen's phenomenological method were used to understand the lived experience of a purposeful sample of nine novice nursing clinical instructors in the Nursing Education in ...
  • Dutta Majumdar, Rudraksha; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2015)
    The molecular and aggregate structure of asphaltenes derived from oil-sands bitumen, heavy black-oil and coal, and their aggregation behavior, have been studied comprehensively using solution- and solid-state nuclear ...
  • Fairweather, Annabree; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2010)
    The purpose of this research was to better understand the situational factors involved in date rape. Following the Inhibition Model of Sexual Aggression, I asked Can we observe disinhibition of sexual arousal to nonconsensual ...
  • Naseri, Hossein (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2015)
    In this work we study the inertial modes of a rotating spheroidal fluid shell proportional to the Earth's fluid core. We start with the long standing problem of the modes of an incompressible and inviscid spherical fluid ...
  • Grant Kalischuk, Ruth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1992Education, 1992)
    The primary purpose of this study was to examine nurses including student nurses perceptions of death education in southern Alberta as one way of improving futrue nursing curricula. Five nurse subgroups were included, as ...
  • Simpkins, Sheena L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2013Health Sciences, 2013)
    The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to examine nursing student attitudes before and after their first clinical placement with older adults; (2) to determine if there is a relationship between clinical instructors’ ...
  • McKenzie, Nicole C.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2002)
    The effects of postural threat and the potential consequences of obstacle contact on the obstacle contact on the obstacle negotiation kinematics among younger and older adults were examined. Seventeen older (OA;7males, 10 ...
  • Humphreys, Patricia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
    No abstract.
  • Burke, Paula Louise; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2006)
    Several vital cellular processes are preformed by large ribonucleoprotein (RNP) complexes. In archaeal and eukaryotic cells one example of these essential RNP particles is the box C/D sRNP. In archaea, this complex is ...
  • King, James Douglass; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Philosophy, 2004)
    There is an interesting connection between cardinality of language and the distinction of lingua characterica from calculus rationator. Calculus-type languages have only a countable number of sentences, and only a single ...
  • Shahabi, Shahab; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2003)
    This thesis presents the following: (i) A detailed exposition of Rankin's classical work on the convulsion of two modular L-functions is given; (ii) Let S be the calss Dirichlet series with Euler product on Re(s) > 1 that ...
  • Behbahani, Majid; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2004)
    Our main aim in this thesis is to study and search for orthogonal matrices which have a certain kind of block structure. The most desirable class of matrices for our purpose are orthogonal designs constructible from 16 ...
  • Muhammad Arif, Umair; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics & Computer Science, 2016)
    Satisfiability problem is the first problem known to be NP-complete [8, 28]. In this thesis, we have studied the minimization version of the satisfiability problem called the MINSAT. Given a set of boolean variables and ...
  • Bleaney, Jeff (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2014)
    [Please see thesis for abstract]
  • Mithila, Nasrin Hakim; 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, 2016)
    Efficient determination of large sparse Hessian matrices leads to solving many optimization problems. Exploiting sparsity and symmetry of the Hessian matrix can reduce the number of function evaluations required to determine ...
  • Sultana, Marzia; 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, 2016)
    Evaluation of the Hessian matrix of a scalar function is a subproblem in many numerical optimization algorithms. For large-scale problems often the Hessian matrix is sparse and structured, and it is preferable to exploit ...
  • Siavashi, Sahar; 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, 2017)
    We study the solutions of certain congruences in different rings. The congruences include a^p-1 ≡ 1 (mod p^2); for integer a > 1 and prime p with p does not divide by a, and a^φ(m) ≡ 1 (mod m^2), for integer m with ...
  • Grahn, Darlene; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2006Education, 2006)
    This study was designed to assess paraeducators' duties, roles, and responsibilities and to develop a greater understanding of how they perceive their jobs and what support they would consider important for job improvement. ...
  • Frier, Grant; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2004Education, 2004)
    This project is a qualitative inquiry into leadership through the eyes of a coach and school administrator. Utilizing a series of personal essays and narratives, the study examines how successful teams are developed, ...

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