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  • Gharbawie, Omar A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2002)
    The ascending cholinergic and serotonergic projections are central to cortical activation and normal behavior. The objective of this thesis was to determine whether unilaterally damaging both of these systems would disrupt ...
  • Thomson, S. Bruce; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2003Management, 2003)
    Why do people stay with organizations? This study looked into the role of an individual’s community involvement as a motivator to stay with an organization. It was postulated that the strength of the ties or attachments ...
  • Hines, Dustin J; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2004)
    The thesis examines the ability of animals to construct a home base. The home base is a point in space where animals rear, groom, and circle and is a primary element in organized spatial behaviour (Eilam and Golani 1989). ...
  • Gallant-Norring, Deneen Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    The purpose of this study is to clarify the role of curriculum co-ordinator in the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division, discuss the strengths and limitations, determine areas of need for enhancing the effectiveness ...
  • Dong, Nan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2005Management, 2005)
    The present study examined how personality characteristics affect organizational citizenship behaviours directed toward individuals (OCBI), and the mediating effects of empathic concern in personality facet-OCBI relations. ...
  • Filkowski, Jody; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Cytotoxic chemotherapy is extremely important in adjuvant treatment of breast cancer. Yet, tumours frequently acquire chemoresistance that correlates with increased aggressiveness and poor prognosis. Three theories exist ...
  • Baker, Mike; 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)
    For over 100 years, cancer radiation therapy has provided patients with increased survival rates. Despite this success, radiation exposure poses a threat to the progeny of exposed parents. It causes transgenerational ...
  • Kutanzi, Kristy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Epigenetics plays an important role in carcinogenesis with heritable changes in DNA methylation and histone modifications intricately linked to the initiation, promotion, and progression of cancer. Evidence shows that a ...
  • Newton, Chad (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2010Management, 2010)
    [no abstract available]
  • Kremer, Daniel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, c2008Management, 2008)
    Fuller and Goldstein (2004) find that dividend payments are more valuable in down markets than in up markets. This research extends this study to determine whether the asymmetry in valuing dividend signals is influenced ...
  • Gulbrandsen-MacDonald, Tine L; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    Sutherland, Sparks and Lehmann (2010) proposed a new theory of memory consolidation, termed Distributed Reinstatement Theory (DRT), where the hippocampus (HPC) is needed for initial encoding but some types of memories are ...
  • Manossa, Geraldine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2002)
    This study examines the foundation of contemporary Cree performance, tracing its existence to traditional Cree narratives. Contained within traditional Cree stories is the trickster, Wasakaychak. These oral stories are ...
  • McMullin, Lisa; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1997Education, 1997)
    No abstract.
  • Symington, Avril; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2008Education, 2008)
    Unique ethical and social challenges impact counsellor competence in rural communities where there is limited access to supervision, colleagues, and professional development. In the rural context geographical isolation, ...
  • Hungerford, Lisa R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2007)
    Building upon the ideas of decoupling and convergence, this thesis explores the structure of place-based community experience and levels of well-being for rural residents in southern Alberta. The research objectives are ...
  • Bailey, Gail (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2013Education, 2013)
    Domestic abuse embodies many forms including physical, emotional, sexual, financial, and spiritual abuse (Statistics Canada, 2011a). This study explored the experience of rural Alberta women who have left domestic abuse, ...
  • Meckelborg, Robert James; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2007)
    Through an examination of Blake’s idea of Satan and his depiction of Satan and the rebel angels in the Paradise Lost design Satan Rousing his Legions, my thesis will demonstrate four principle findings, in addition to ...
  • Kyei-Poku, Ivy Akua; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2002Management, 2002)
    This study was conducted to examine the impact employee post-merger satisfaction has on employee organizational commitment and turnover intentions. Employees of a Canadian financial institution (N=73) completed surveys ...
  • Vandenberg, Shannon Y (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, c2013Health Sciences, 2013)
    The purpose of this grounded theory study was two-fold; first, to explore how mothers develop an understanding of childhood immunization which contributes to the decision¬making process resulting in a decision not to ...
  • Liu, Weiming; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics, 2006)
    Since 1982, the Si (111)-(7x7) surface has been extensively studied both theoretically and experimentally with the modern powerful tools of STM and Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy (STS). In this work, a simple atomic orbital ...

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