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  • Chen, Xin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    Cause Related Marketing has grown tremendously as a marketing tool since the 1980s. Numerous studies have been conducted in North America, Europe and Australia with mostly consumers of European Descent, but no such study ...
  • Salem, Samah Tawfq; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2014Education, 2014)
    This thesis investigates the production of English word initial /s/+ consonant clusters (sC) in the speech of eleven adult native Levant Arabic speakers (LAs). In particular, the study investigates the modification strategies ...
  • Gidyk, Darryl C (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    The present thesis examines the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation and forelimb rehabilitation on motor recovery after stroke in rats. Post-stroke motor outcomes were quantified using an innovative battery ...
  • Kirkland, Scott; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2007)
    Stress has been shown to exacerbate cell death and cognitive deficits after ischemic injury in rodents, however, little is known of the effects of stress on motor recovery. The objective of this present thesis is to ...
  • Costa, Estela; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    The novel hypothesis that antimicrobial growth promoters (AGP) function by modulating the mammalian immune system was tested. Sampling methods to characterize the mucosa-associated microbiota of the murine intestine by ...
  • Huff, Phillip W.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2003)
    Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPARy) is a transcription factor that regulates adipogenic genes and preadipocyte factor-1 (pref-1) is a transmembrane protein that regulates preadipocyte differnetiation. The ...
  • Bondaruk, Mandy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2003)
    Brassica napus is known to contain an endogenous and soluble stearoyl-acyl carrier protein (^918:0-ACP) desaturase, but does not express a palmitic (16:0)-ACP desaturase. Levels of 16:0 are low in canola oil and are ...
  • Koturbash, Igor; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    Ionizing radiation (IR), along with being an important diagnostic and treatment modality, is a potent tumor-causing agent, and the risk of secondary radiation treatment-related cancers is a growing clinical problem. Now ...
  • Babenko, Olena Mykolayivna; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Previous findings showed that mild chronic restraint stress causes motor impairments in rats. These behavioural impairments might be related to molecular changes in brain areas that regulate motor functions, such as the ...
  • Entz, Susan Carol; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2005)
    Metarhizium anisoplia var. acridum, a gyphomycetous fungus registered worldwide for grasshopper and locust control, is currently under consideration as a worldwide for grasshopper and locust control, is currently under ...
  • Wiehler, William B.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2001)
    Previous research has shown that microsomal DGAT activity from cultures of Brassica napus was stimulated by human acylation stimulating protein (ASP) and bovine serum albumin (BSA). Genetic constructs were engineered to ...
  • Warnock, Will G; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2008)
    Bull trout are a species of fish native to the coldwater mountain streams of Alberta. Because this species is of special conservation concern and displays finely dissected population structure, it is well suited as a ...
  • Conrad, Cheyenne (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2014)
    Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are human pathogens responsible for deadly outbreaks throughout the world. Cattle are the primary reservoir for these pathogens, secreting STEC in the feces. Bovine feces is ...
  • Masuda, Jason Douglas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2002)
    The synthesis and characterization of two new bulky N,P-monophosphaamidines (also known as C-aminophosphaalkenes) are described. These phosphorus analogues to amidines are shown to exhibit isomerism and tautomerism in ...
  • Wojtowicz, Bernadine (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2012Health Sciences, 2012)
    The purpose of this study is to gain a richer understanding of the experiences of moral distress for nursing students within the context of psychiatric-mental health clinical placements, examine strategies students use ...
  • Reedyk, Kevin (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2014)
    The purpose of the study is to determine whether registered nurses are experiencing moral distress while working in emergency departments, and if so, the causes and their reactions to the phenomenon. Registered nurses ...
  • Larter, Tamara; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Sociology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2011)
    Twenty women linked with the sex trade in Edmonton, Canada went missing or were murdered between 2001 and 2008. In this study, I use Foucauldian and feminist theories, via discourse analysis, to examine the ways that ...
  • Gray, Robert John Stephen; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1998Arts and ScienceDeparment of History, 1998)
    The epideictic discourse of political autobiography offers a powerful means of persuasion to attitude not otherwise available to politicians. In the extended narrative form of political autobiography, the audience's ...
  • Nesbitt, Jessi (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    For women who have experienced domestic abuse, it is well acknowledged that wounds endured are often not just physical, but emotional and psychological as well. As the consequences of experiencing domestic abuse can be ...
  • Sinha, Partha Sarati (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2013)
    In this study, we examine the predictive power of Morningstar’s new ratings for mutual funds’ future performance and compare its predictive power with four competing predictors. We also examine Morningstar’s new ratings’ ...

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